Former Cameroonian professional footballer Samuel Eto’o Fils is the richest and most decorated African player of all time.

His fortune is estimated at 60 billion CFA ($ 100 million). Samuel Eto’o was the highest paid player in the world in 2011 during his contract with Anzhi Makhachkala, where he earned 15 billion CFA ($ 25 million). per year. This allows him to lead an extravagant life with several high-flying mansions, super-cars and private jets, as well as generous donations to various charities. Samuel Eto’o is known the world over for his endurance and considered one of the greatest African footballers.

Here is a list of the 10 richest African players.

2-DIDIER DROGBA (His fortune is estimated at 53.7 billion CFA Francs.)

3-YAYA TOURÉ (The fortune of this international footballer stands at FCFA 42 billion.)

4-EMMANUEL ADEBAYOR (The Togolese striker has built a fortune which is estimated today at 33 billion CFA francs.)

5-MOHAMED SALAH (Egypt) (Salah’s fortune goes up to FCFA 24 billion.)

6-OBI MIKEL (Nigeria) (Obi Mikel has a wealth of 24 billion CFA.)

7-Michael Essien (Ghana) (He is fortunate to the tune of 20 billion FCFA.)