Nigerian footballers are doing so well in many countries playing for some international clubs. Most of them are paid in Euros while some are paid in pounds and dollars. When you convert to the Nigerian currency, it will be giving you a very huge amount of money. In this article, we will be discussing about the highest paid footballers in Nigeria 2021 with their net worth, how much they are currently paid in the club they are playing for. You can also say that they are the richest footballers in Nigeria 2021.
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Nigeria as a whole has many great footballers doing great internationally, but the truth is that some are not playing for the money, they are playing for the passion. Some players you may be expecting to make the list may not be included because after our researches, we came to realize that some our international players are not really paid as you think.
According to the questions people always ask, Who is the highest paid footballer in Nigeria? let’s go down to the list of the highest paid footballer in Nigeria and their worth. We are going to be listing the names from highest paid footballer in Nigeria to the lowest paid footballer 2021. Please also note that it’s the Top 10.
Highest Paid Footballers In Nigeria 2021 And Their Net Worth
John Mikel Obi is currently the highest Paid Footballer in Nigeria with the Net worth of #23 billion. His current club is Kuwait FC.
Below is the list.
1 John Obi Mikel – Net worth of ₦23 billion
Mikel Obi is a Nigerian Player who has played for Nigerian super Eagles for many years. He was among the team Who won African cup of Nation in the year 2013. His is currently playing for Kuwait FC.
2. Obafemi Martins – Net worth of ₦14 billion
Obafemi Martin’s who also played for the Super Eagles of Nigeria for so many years is the number 2 on our list of the highest Paid Footballer in Nigeria with the Networth of 14 billion Naira.
3. Odion Jude Ighalo – Net worth of #12 billion.
Odion Jude Ighalo Popularly known as Ighalo, Once a Manchester United player now playing for Everton. His net worth is ₦12 billion making him the number 3 in our list.
4. Victor James Osimhen – Net worth of ₦10 billion
Victor James Osimhen is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Serie A club Napoli and the Nigeria national team. Known for his composure and finishing, he is widely regarded as one of the most promising and most in-demand African footballers. He is Number 4 in our list with the Networth of ₦10 billion.
5. Victor Moses – Net worth of ₦7.3 billion
Victor Moses who also played for Nigeria National team Super Eagles is also one of the highest Paid Footballer in Nigeria. He plays for Spartak Moscow football club. He made our list at number 5 highest Paid Footballer in Nigeria.
6. Ahmed Musa – net worth of ₦6.5 billion
Ahmed Musa is another great footballer in Nigeria who have made history in the super Eagles of Nigeria. He is currently the captain of the super Eagles and is currently Number 6 on our List. He is currently playing for Faith Karagumruk FC.
7. Wilfred Ndidi – Net worth of ₦6.4 billion
Wilfred Ndidi is one of the super Eagles player on board right now. He plays for Leicester City alongside Kelechi Iheanacho. His networth is ₦6.4 billion and that brought him to number 7 on our list.
8. Chukwueze Samuel – Net worth of ₦6 billion
Samuel Chukwueze is a Nigerian Footballer who also plays for a Spanish club FC Villarreal. His networth is ₦6 billion and he made our list at number 8.
9. Kelechi Iheanacho – Net worth of ₦1.4 billion
Kelechi Iheanacho who is a Nigerian Footballer playing for Leicester City and the Nigerian National Team. He is Number 9 in our table with the Networth of ₦1.4 billion.
10. Alex Iwobi – Net worth of ₦1.3 billion
Last on our list is Alex Iwobi. He is currently playing for Everton and the Nigerian National Team. He is Number 10 on our list of the Highest Paid Footballers In Nigeria 2021.
Please Note that this List may likely change at anytime once there is an update on the list.