Read about the richest footballer in Ghana in this article
Ghana has produced a lot of talents in the game of soccer. A lot of them ply their trade in most prestigious clubs in the world. As you are aware, the game of football is the most watched game in the world. Michael Kojo Essien is the richest footballer in Ghana. Find out how much he makes and the list of top footballers in Ghana all in this article. Keep reading.
the richest footballer in Ghana Michael Essien -$45 million
Michael Essien is undoubtedly the richest footballer in Ghana. He is also among the list of richest footballers in Africa by Forbes. Michael Essien is the current coach of the Sabail FK under 19 team in Azerbaijan and a player for the senior side.
Essien Started his international football career by signing for Bastia after breaking through at the 1999 u-17 world cup in New Zealand. He rose further to play for bigger clubs in Europe including Lyon, Chelsea, Real Madrid, inter Milan and so on..
Michael has a fleet of properties to his name. He owns a house in London which he purchased for $1.5 million . He also own houses in Ghana as well.
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2. Asamoah Gyan -$23 miilion
Asamoah Gyan is not just a footballer, he is also a successful businessman and a musician as well. He is the all time top scorer in the Ghanaian national team with 51 . He has participated in 7 African tournaments and 3 world cups for Ghana.
Asamoah Gyan own about eleven different companies including; Filtered water company, beverage company, airline company, real estate company among others. You can find out more about Asamoah companies. He has won 5 individual awards in the continent including the prestigiou BBC African footballer of the year.
3. Dede Ayew- $22 million
Dede Ayew is the current captain of the Black stars. It is obvious to see the young prolific player in the list of the richest footballer in Ghana. Ayew began his career in Ghana, playing for Nania, while debuting for the club at age 14. He is well known for his role in Under 17 world Championship in Egypt which he captained the team to lift the trophy in 2009.
He currently plays for Swansea city where he receives a salary of $930,000.
4. Sulley Muntari – $25.5 million
Sulley Muntari has set up an exclusive car pimping company in Italy called 4FK Motorsport.
They pimp expensive cars for top stars like footballers, designers, musician and millionaires
A full international for Ghana since 2002, he has earned over 80 caps for the national team and has been selected for Africa Cup of Nations tournaments and three FIFA World Cups. Muntari married Ghanaian businesswoman Menaye Donkor.
5. Kevin Prince Boateng – $ 20milliom
Kevin-Prince Boateng is a Ghanaian professional football player with an estimated net worth of $20 million.
Kevin-Prince Boateng started his career when he was six years old for Reinickendorfer Fuchse. In 1994, he played for Hertha BSC II and Hertha BSC which lasted until 1997. During his stint for Hertha, he received the Fritz Walter Gold Medal in the Under-18 and Under-19 category.
He signed a four-year contract with the Tottenham Hotspur in 2007 but was loaned to Borussia Dortmund during the remainder of the season. During his stay with Dortmund, Boateng appeared in ten Bundesliga matches.
He moved to Portsmouth in 2009 and finished the season with 3 goals in 22 Premier League games. Boateng also played for Genoa, Milan, and Schalke04.
Kevin-Prince Boateng was born on March 6, 1987 in Wedding, West Berlin, Germany.