Samuel Kuffour Net Worth 2023: Samuel Osei Kuffour is a Ghanaian retired professional footballer who played as a defender. He is known for his great physical power and is often regarded as one of the best footballers in the history of Ghana.
Samuel Kuffour Net Worth
|Net worth||$40 million|
|Date of birth||3 September 1976|
As of 2023, Samuel Kuffour net worth is $40 million.
Born in Ghana, Kuffour was brought to Europe by Torino F.C. in 1991 aged just 15, after playing junior football for local teams in his native country. He joined FC Bayern Munich in 1993 from the Italian club. After a season-long loan spell with 1. FC Nürnberg in the second division, he made his breakthrough with the Bavarians.
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Kuffour spent 11 seasons with Bayern, rising from the youth teams to be a prominent first-squad member who lifted the UEFA Champions League with the club. He was an integral part of the squad that won the 2000–01 Champions League, also scoring the winning goal in the 2001 Intercontinental Cup, being subsequently named man of the match. Also in that year, he finished second in African Footballer of the Year’s voting, repeating the feat accomplished in 1999.
Kuffour left Bayern in the summer of 2005, and signed a three-year deal with A.S. Roma in a free transfer, thus returning to Italy. He made 21 appearances in his debut season
On 28 January 2008, AFC Ajax received Kuffour on a six-month loan contract, with an option for two more seasons. He was released following a lack of form, and was also deemed surplus to requirements by Roma boss Luciano Spalletti, thus becoming a free agent.
In April 2009, Kuffour finally returned to Ghana after a 19-year absence, seeing his career out with a three-month deal with Asante Kotoko FC. He however retired in late 2009 without playing an official match for Asante Kotoko.
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On international level, Samuel Kuffour has played five African cup of Nations and one world cup in 2016.
He became the youngest Olympic Football Champion of all-time, when he collected bronze at the 1992 Olympics just before his 16th birthday. He was also a member of the squad that reached the quarterfinals at the same level in 1996.
Samuel Kuffour Net Worth
Samuel Kuffour net worth 2023 is currently $40 million making him one of the richest retired footballers in Africa. Samuel Kuffour lives in one of the most expensive estates in Ghana(East Legon). He also owns a fleet of cars in his garage.