Sadio Mane, the all-time leading scorer for Senegal, earns a yearly salary of $21,382,762, making him the highest earning african player.
His salary increased to $21,382,762 following his transfer from Liverpool FC to Bayern Munich in the most recent transfer window.
According to Voetbal Travel’s analysis of which player will make the most money in 2022, this is the case. It examined the pay of more than 32,000 active soccer players from more than 200 countries, identifying the highest-paid players in each country.
Mohamed Salah, a renowned striker for Liverpool who makes $20,573,826, ranks second on the list of highest-paid athletes in Africa, and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the Gabonese player, is third highest earning african player with $14,695,590.
Thomas Partey of Ghana, who earned $11,756,472, came in fourth. Franck Kessie of Cote d’Ivoire is ranked sixth with an income of $8,747,493, while Achraf Hakimi of Morocco is ranked fifth with a salary of $9,993,001.
Victor Osimhen of Nigeria, Naby Keita of Guinea, and Riyad Mahrez of Algeria are tied for seventh place with earnings of $7,053,883 each.
With a salary of $6,701,189, Geoffrey Kondogbia of the Central African Republic is the tenth highest earning african player.
The top 10 Highest Earning African players have been examined below:
Sadio Mane – £19 Million Annually
Senegalese football player Sadio Mané competes for both the Senegal national team and Bundesliga club Bayern Munich as a forward.
Mane is renowned for his pushing, dribbling, and pace. He is regarded as one of the best players in the world and among the greatest African players of all time.
Mohamed Salah – £18 Million Annually
Mohamed Salah Hamed Mahrous Ghaly, who plays forward for Premier League side Liverpool and captains Egypt’s national team, was born in Egypt on June 15, 1992.
He is renowned for his finishing, dribbling, and speed. He is regarded as one of the best players in the world and among the greatest African players of all time.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – £13 Million Annually
Pierre-Emerick Emiliano François Aubameyang ONM, a professional football player for Premier League team Chelsea, was born on June 18, 1989. He is noted for his off-the-ball movement, pace, and finishing.
He was a former Gabonese international and the nation’s all-time leading scorer. He was born in France.
Thomas Partey – £10 Million Annually
Thomas Teye Partey, a Ghanaian professional football player who competes for both the Ghanaian national team and Premier League club Arsenal, was born on June 13, 1993.
Partey started his professional career in 2013 at the Spanish club Atlético Madrid. He later went on loan to Mallorca and Almera before returning to Atlético in 2015, where he went on to win the UEFA Europa League and UEFA Super Cup in 2018.
Achraf Hakimi – £8 Million Annually
Achraf Hakimi, a Moroccan professional football player who was born in Spain and currently plays for both the Moroccan national team and French Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain, was born on November 4, 1998.
Although he occasionally also plays as an offensive full-back, his primary position is right-back.
Due to his speed, dribbling, and creativity, he is considered as one of the top full-backs in the world of football.
Franck Kessie – £7 Million Annually
Franck Yannick Kessié, an Ivorian professional football player who competes for both the Ivory Coast national team and Spanish La Liga club Barcelona, was born on December 19, 1996.
Victor Osimhen / Naby Keita / Riyad Mahrez – £6 Million
Victor Osimhen of Nigeria, Naby Keita of Guinea, and Riyad Mahrez of Algeria are tied for seventh place with earnings of £6,302,044.88 respectively.
Geoffrey Kondogbia – £5.9 Million
Geoffrey Edwin Kondogbia, a defensive midfielder for both the Central African Republic national team and La Liga Club Atlético Madrid, was born on February 15, 1993.
He can also defend in the center or on the left side.