Football stars are paid fabulous money to play on the global stage. Earning millions of dollars each year, many choose to spend their salary on the finest cars money can buy. We are going to bring you a interesting list of most expensive cars owned by footballers of Africa.
Here are 7 of the best cars driven by african players:
Mikel Obi(Nigeria): Bentley Continental GT
One of Nigeria’s own, Chelsea Football Club Midfielder, John Mikel Obi, is definitely living life to the fullest. With an annual salary of close to $6 million (N1.14bn) outside revenues from endorsements and commercials, the challenge would be how to spend it, so it is understandable if he invests it in cars. His fleet of Cars include Range Rover, Mercedes Benz e-class and many more. One of his latest and one of the most expensive is Bentley Continental GT which estimatly costs over N40 million.
Emmanuel Adebayor (Togo): Aston Martin DBS V12
Togolese footballer and Tottenham Hotspur forward Emmanuel Adebayor is one of the richest footballers in the world. He has more cars than he probably needs. Famous soccer player owns an Aston Martin – the car made famous by its use by superspy James Bond in the early Bond film On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.
Obafemi Martins(Nigeria): Mercedes SLR McLaren
Obafemi or Obagoal as he is fondly called plays for Seattle Sounders FC, the former Newcastle United striker is one of the richest Nigerian athlete, has acquired a brand new Mercedes Benz Slr Mclaren worth 120 Million Naira.
El Hadj Djouf (Senegal): Mercedes SLR McLaren
El Hadj Djouf is a popular soccer player in Africa where he has also emerged twice as the winner of the continent’s footballer of the year. The player owns a luxurious beautiful white coloured Mercedes McLaren SLR which is worth over N120 Million.
Didier Drogba (Ivory Coast): Mercedes SL65
Drogba the former Premier League player with Chelsea has in his garage a whole list of good cars and the most expensive of his collection is Mercedes SL65-AMG which cost N45 Million.
Sulley Muntari (Ghana): Lamborghini Gallardo
Sulley Muntari is a cenyral midfielder who plays for Inter Milan and his country Ghana. He drives a luxurious Lamborghini Gallardo with an estimated worth of about N40 million.
Samuel Eto’o (Cameroon): Bugatti Veyron
Samuel Eto’o has had a fantastic football career and with all the big salaries, he has been able to build up a fleet of cars worth billions of Naira. Eto’o has always been a fan of cars and even reportedly offered former Cameroon striker Roger Milla a porsche as a Christmas present in 2010. He owns the N470m Bugatti Veyron, the world’s fastest car and also one of the most expensive. He is the only African footballer who actually owns one. Eto’o also owns N370m Aston Martin One-77 and N230m Maybach Xenatec.