Here is a List of Top 10 Richest Footballers in Nigeria 2019, number 1 would shock you


6. Yakubu Aiyegbeni

    • Net Worth: $14.5 Million
    • State Of Origin: Edo

Yakubu Aiyegbeni is a professional footballer born in the capital of Edo State, Nigeria. During his spell in the Nigeria national team, he served as a forward and bagged a significant number of goals. Importantly, his football fortune is believed to have stemmed from his career across Europe. In this regard, Yakubu Aiyegbeni has played as a striker for a number of English football clubs. In 2017, Yakubu Aiyegbeni became a free agent due to the failure of his club side to grant him a new contract offer. Despite the slight downturn, this has brought upon his football career, Yakubu Aiyegbeni remains one of the richest Nigerian footballers.

Yakubu Aiyegbeni is said to be out of contract offer from his last football club and regarding his age (34 years), he might not have the opportunity to be bought by a new club. Nevertheless, the professional footballer has taken the advantage of his long football spell in Europe to amass sumptuous wealth which now gives him the net worth of $14.5 million. Like other Nigerian stars, Yakubu Aiyegbeni possesses a number of assets including a petrol station and Auchi-based hotels.

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