Top Richest Footballers in Ghana: Richest Black Stars Players

Asamoah Gyan, Michael Essien, Andre Dede Ayew and Sulley Muntari
Asamoah Gyan, Michael Essien, Andre Dede Ayew and Sulley Muntari

Top Richest Footballers in Ghana: Richest Black Stars Players

Africa has the potential for skilful works. Undoubtedly, more decades have passed and the continent still produces legendary players right from Ghana’s own Abedi Pele to other old big sharks of the pitch.

Our research has however outlined some top eleven (11) Black Stars Players/Footballers as the richest in the recent time.

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Ghana over the years has produced top footballers who are doing wonders in their international clubs worldwide.

Football has become a lucrative job for manner youth through which they make thousands of dollars, Euros, pounds etc.

Our findings have put the following Ghanaian Players ahead of others as the richest footballers in Ghana as of 2022.

Below are some new richest footballers in Ghana, West Africa.

1. ASAMOAH GYAN

Asamoah Gyan
Asamoah Gyan

The record holder for African player who scored a lot of goals in his career for home country per the archives of FIFA WORLD CUP in history. He played a vital role in Ghana’s football over the years. The 1985 born, Asamoah Gyan popularly referred to as Baby Jet played forward when he was playing for North East United.

The mentioned club competed in the Indian professional football league years ago too.

Previously, he played for Al Ain with a transfer deal stacked at £6 Million for his five (5) years stay in the UAE Club.

Earlier, Baby Jet was triggering high emotions for football in different clubs before his transfer deal for the UAE Club Al Ain.

In the English Premier League, he joined the league through Sunderland FC where his kicks were marvellous and making waves globally due to his tactical plays.

Asamoah Gyan later flew to China due to Shanghai SIPG call for playing there. At China, he was declared for taking a weekly wage amounting to an estimate of ₤227,000 which was scheduled for the commencement of 2015.

Currently, he is back home playing for Legon FC in Accra, Ghana. He will join the Black Stars in the due time, he said in a a radio interview somewhere in the first quarter of 2022 after the Black Stars qualified for Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup tournament.

2. MICHAEL ESSIEN

MICHAEL ESSIEN
MICHAEL ESSIEN

Michael Essien is adjudged the 2nd richest footballer. Through him, the African continent /or Ghana as a country started following Chelsea FC with big heart due to his play as a midfielder. At Chelsea, he won a lot of honours to his name.

Essien made a great impact in Chelsea and his career collectively during his early age. He was known from Accra the capital of Ghana, a country in West Africa where he played for Liberty Professionals before shooting rocket to the national team, Black Stars hence, Chelsea and any other accolades chalked from his muscles in his career.

One of his unforgettable year in his career is the Ghana 1999 U-17 World Youth Championship where their performance was rated high above skies.

Afterwards, clubs from Europe trooped in for the magical talent and skills Essien exhibited in his play.

Fast-forward, the football giant in London, Chelsea took the talent Michael Essien to London where he was paid annually a salary of $6,100,000 Million ($6.1Million) including other allowances and fat remunerations that were earned from matches played.

Before his retirement, he played in Azerbaijan premier league for Sabail also.

3. ANDRE AYEW

ANDRE AYEW
ANDRE AYEW

Born as a Ghanaian to the former Captain of Black Stars called Abedi Pele. Ayew is one of the professional footballers for the Ghanaian national team.

He played as a winger in one of the football clubs in the French league called Marseille where he earned approximately $4,200,000 annually. Andre later moved to Swansea City in the EPL.

His presence in the football world is a great impact through motivation to the young stars struggling to make names for both national and club plays.

4. KEVIN-PRINCE BOATENG

KEVIN-PRINCE BOATENG
KEVIN-PRINCE BOATENG

Kevin-Prince Boateng is the fourth (4th) on the list of richest Ghanaian footballers. Kevin, the German Ghanaian professional footballer came to the minds of Ghanaians when he played for the national team of Ghana, Black Stars years ago.

Prince played for ACF Fiorentina in the Serie A.

Kevin-Prince Boateng made a decision to play for his home country, Ghana. He has a brother, Jerome Boateng who still plays for Germany national team till date without following the footsteps of his brother.

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Kevin is appreciated for his unending best attacking skills he always exhibit on the pitch when playing for Black Stars and the club. Formerly, he played in the Spanish Laliga for Bundesliga side, Schalke 04, Barcelona.

Also, he played for AC Milan.  The club is rated as on of the tops in Italian Serie A.

5. KWADWO ASAMOAH

KWADWO ASAMOAH
KWADWO ASAMOAH

Kwadwo Asamoah is a professional footballer who plays for his national team, Black Stars and Inter Milan in the perennial Italian Serie A.

He played as a central midfielder, left wing-back, & left midfielder in his career as professional footballer for years and earned a dazzling salary which is estimated to be around $1,600,000 Million USD ($1.6 million USD)

6. SULLEY ALI MUNTARI

Sulley Ali Muntari
Sulley Ali Muntari

The best midfielder, Sulley Ali Muntari is a professional footballer for both national team and club level.

In his young age, he also played for the Black Stars and AC Milan as a midfielder. His club AC Milan is an Italian Football Club. Sulley also played for Inter Milan after a transfer worth approximately $1,700,00 million USD ($1.7 Million USD) as a yearly salary.

He also played as a midfielder at Deportivo De La Coruna before joining home club Accra Hearts of Oaks which was action to rally for young champs aspiring for higher heights in playing football.

7. JORDAN AYEW

Jordan Ayew
Jordan Ayew

Jordan Ayew is the youngest son of Abedi Pele (the ranking legends of Ghana Black Stars) years ago before the 2000s. Formerly, he played for Loreint, a French football Ligue. He earned $1,100,00 USD. At Crystal Palace FC, Jordan Ayew made wonders with his leg.

8. CHRISTIAN ATSU

CHRISTIAN ATSU
CHRISTIAN ATSU

Christian Atsu rose to the list of richest Ghanaian footballers over a short period of time in him football career. He stands tall as one of the current waves blowing the Black Stars mode of ruling the pitch.

Atsu played massively and tirelessly since his emergence in the Ghanaian national team, Black Stars.

The name Christian Atsu is known for his Left-wing work. At the English Premier League, He was given a take home /or salary of $725,000

He played for Chelsea FC, in England, Everton and Newcastle United..

9. JOHN BOYE

JOHN BOYE
JOHN BOYE

The national team defender John Boye always wear jersey number #21 for Black Stars. John Boye plays in both cuts, which are his athletics and midfielder skills. He defended for S Ligue 1 club called FC Metz. During the days of FC Metz, he was paid a whopping estimated salary annually ($600,000 USD)

He also won a Silver Medal at the African Cup of Nations 2015 (AFCON 2015)

10. AFRIYIE ACQUAH

AFRIYIE ACQUAH
AFRIYIE ACQUAH

The defender, Afriyie Acquah. His career started years ago in Ghana before he joined the national team with the names like Asamoah Gyan, Stephen Appiah, Michael Essien including other big football sharks of Black Stars.

Afriyie Acquah also played for the Turkish Club in the Turkish Football League as a defender who has the ability and skills to handle his athletic and defending talent in the pitch under a maximum control without pressure. He ones took an annual salary of $561,000 USD for his powerful plays.

11. THOMAS TEYE PARTEY

THOMAS TEYE PARTEY
THOMAS TEYE PARTEY

The 28 years old Ghanaian International footballer, Thomas Teye Partey, plays for the Ghana national team, Black Stars and his Club Arsenal FC as well. On both levels, he wears #5 and plays as a midfielder.

He played Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for the national team, Black Stars in 2017, 2019, & 2021.

In his career, his name was mentioned in the CAF team of the Year (2018) concurrently, he won the 2018 Ghana Player of the Year.

In the next 2019, he won the same Ghana Player of the Year.

At his current club, Arsenal F.C, Thomas Partey is paid an amount of $341,175 USD weekly.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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