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Yakubu Aiyegbeni Tops List of Highest Paid Nigerian Footballers Abroad

It’s no secret that the world’s finest players get paid millions by just playing for their clubs.
It is often discussed who is paid how much for what they do, and
whether footballers deserve their hefty pay checks. Well I’m going to
move away from that trend and ask another question. Out of these
extortionate paid players who earns the most?

Below is a list of the highest paid Nigerian players. I took my time to
breakdown their earnings.
Leading the list is China based Yakubu Aiyegbeni!

YAKUBU AIYEGBENI Guangzhou N3.6 million N100.5 million N12 billion
JOHN MIKEL OBI Chelsea N2.8 million N80.4 million N964.7 million
VICTOR MOSES Chelsea N1.5 million N50.6 million N672 million
EMMANUEL EMENIKE Spartak Moscow N1.3 million N36.5 million N440 million
OSAZE ODEMWINGIE West Brom N1.3 million N36.5 million N440 million
JOSEPH YOBO Fernabache N1.3 million N34.2 million N410 million
OBAFEMI MARTINS Levante N359,128 N10.1 million N120.7
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Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis is a communicator, Journalist, blogger, business coach and, of course, a prolific writer. He has Dip (Journalism) and B.A. (History & International Relations) from the Lagos State University (LASU). The self-effacing young man has worked for national, regional and local newspapers. He had worked with THISDAY covered community news for ISLAND NEWS and corresponded with P.M. NEWS (evening tabloid). Presently, he is the editor of CITYPULSE MEDIA and senior correspondent of PHARMANEWS, West Africa foremost health and pharmaceutical journal.


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