4) Emmanuel Adebayor – Net Worth: $27 Million
Togo’s all-time top scorer has benefited from lucrative contracts at some of England’s richest clubs. Whilst at Manchester City the striker earned a reported $268,000 a week. While Adebayor has developed a reputation for falling out with managers, the player is also known for his enormous charity work. He has set up projects in his native Togo and across Africa, as well as founding the SEA Foundation which implements welfare projects across the continent.
3) Yaya Toure – Net Worth: $65 Million
Toure has received African Player of the Year three consecutive times since 2011 and is recognised as one of the Côte d’Ivoire’s ‘Golden Generation’. He was an important player in the Barcelona team that won the Champions League in 2009 and is currently the engine room of Manchester City’s team. He earns a reported $15million a year to reinforce his status as one of the world’s best.