Nigeria’s Very own John Mikel Obi of Chelsea FC has been ranked the 5th Highest Paid Footballer earning a staggering £75,000 (₦22,660,020) per week placing him just above Demba Cissé of Senegal who earns £70,000 (₦21,149,352) on a weekly basis.

This was revealed by UK based website, in its ratings of 200 best paid footballers in the world today.

10. Alex Song (Cameroon)

Team: West Ham United F.C. (UK)
Salary: £50,000.00 (₦15,106,680) per week


9. Seydou Keita (Mali)

Team: A.S. Roma (Italy)
Salary: £55,000.00 (₦16,617,348.66) per week


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  1. When i see some news i cant help but laugh. Wetin concerned us concern he salary/wage?? Small time una go begin dey carry news like “mikel’s wife cook delicious ogbolor soup”. chai!! Nothing we nor go see for naija

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