See What 9 Nigerian Footballers Are Earning Weekly In Their Various Clubs
Playing football is a profession that many people will love to do because it has come to general knowledge that playing football is lucrative. Nigerian footballers plying their trade are also known for being among the world’s most popular and well-paid players while playing in prominent football leagues such as the Bundesliga, La Liga, and the English Premier League.
However, many people will be wondering how much these guys are earning playing football. In this post, I will reveal few Nigerian footballers who are earning massive salaries for representing their clubs and living a luxury life.
1. Odion Ighalo — Per week £130,000 (₦65. 6 Million).
Ighalo was paid £300,000 every week in China. Manchester United pays Odion Ighalo a weekly salary of £130,000.
2. Victor Moses — £75,000 per week (₦37.7 Million).
3. Wilfred Ndidi — £76,000 per week (₦38.2 Million).
4. Kelechi Iheanacho — £70,000 per week (₦30.2 Million).
Kelechi joined Leicester City for a reported £25 million transfer price in the summer of 2017. The striker was given a weekly wage of £60,000, making him one of Nigeria’s highest-paid players.
5. Alex Iwobi — £100,000 per week (₦50.3Million).
The Nigerian started his career at Arsenal, where he scored 15 goals in 149 games. In 2017, he won the FA Cup for the second time. In August of this year, he moved to Everton for a cost of £28 million.
6. Moses Simon — €31,000 per week (₦15.6 Million).
7. Ola Aina — €26,000 per week (₦13 Million).
8. Isaac Success — £30,000 per week (₦15.1 Million).
Isaac Success is currently 23 years old and plays forward for Premier League team Watford FC, where he is one of the club’s highest-paid players, earning £30,000 a week.
9. John Mikel Obi — €27,900 per week (₦14 Million).
John Obi Mikel is a well-known Nigerian footballer. He has played in over 90 international and domestic matches for Nigeria’s national football team. He was at the top of his football career when he played for Chelsea. Not only that but he is being paid €27,900 per week. As a result, he earns €1,450,000 every year.
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