1990’s, African countries and footballers have featured far more at world football’s top table. Although no African team is yet to reach further than the quarter finals at the World Cup, their individual footballers have been recognised for their talents.
Their talent has invariably seen them be well rewarded financially and they are among the most expensive African players of all-time. Africa’s modern day greatest feature on this list of Africa’s richest current footballers.
Here are the richest footballers in Africa in the year 2017:
10) Seydou Keita – Net Worth: $12 Million
The Malian midfielder has recently returned to Spain with Valencia after a year in the Chinese Super League. Keita earned a reported $16million before tax in his year with Chinese Super League club Dalian Aerbin FC. Before that move he had been an important member of the Barcelona squad for four years having impressed at Sevilla and in the French Ligue 1. He currently plays for El-Jaish Sports Club.