Football players make a lot of money during their professional career. The likes of Peter Odemwingie and Victor Moses have earned so much money over the past twenty years. However, some of these football players were raised by parents who could not afford the good things in life.
Africa currently has some of the best football players in the world. The continent is known for producing very fast and skillful football players. African footballers have dominated the football world over the past years. Below are the top 10 best African footballers in the world. 10.
The Super Eagles star is one of Leicester City's best player this season, and that has seen his market value increase. He is the 10th most valuable defensive midfielder in the world. The Nigerian international joined the Foxes from Genk for £17.60m in 2017 but has seen his value almost triple as he is now valued at £45m.
There are some English Premier League players who have been outstandingly good and are of world-class statuses but are not receiving the hypes like big club players. The perceived major reason behind this underestimation is because they are not playing for the highly acclaimed 'Big Six' Clubs like Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United, etc.
1. Wilfred Ndidi On July 19 2019, Ndidi bought his wife, Fortune, a new G-Wagon as a gift for her birthday. Ndidi tied the nuptial knot with Fortune on May 23, 2019 in a big traditional wedding in Abuja. The Leicester midfielder and his partner started dating while he was still playing in Belgium with Genk.
The English Premier League is known to be one of the world's most competitive domestic football leagues and has some of the most successful clubs in Europe that have in the past won major European trophies. Though premier league clubs are based in England, a lot of players from various clubs come from different geographical regions of the world.
The World football governing body popularly known as FIFA has done the rating of players using the FIFA 22 rating card which saw Argentine talisman and Paris Saint Germain forward, Lionel Messi as the highest rated player with 93 and his Portuguese compatriot, Cristiano Ronaldo been rated at the 3rd spot with 91 just behind 2nd place Robert Lewandowski with 92.
Photo Credit : Euro news Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi was shown a red card in Thursday's Europe League fixture against Napoli at the King Power Stadium. The Nigerian midfielder received the first yellow card inside the opening 20 minutes of the encounter, before he was given his matching order in the added time.
There are so many Nigerians football stars who play in the English Premier League. For instance, the likes of Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho have been playing in England for more than three years now. Wilfred Ndidi has been in fantastic form since the beginning of the current campaign.
Just like the Champions League returned for the 20211/22 season, the Europa League has also returned and Yesterday 15 first round group stage games were played. below are the results from the 15 games. One of the star games of the Night was the four goal thriller between Leicester City of England and Napoli of Italy.
The UEFA Europa League took off in a blazing form, with teams across Europe top division leagues taking part in the competition. The comeptition which is an annual football tournament had a number of interesting talking points from Match Day 1 games. One fixture that many looked forward to, is the match between one time English Premier League champions Leicester City and Italian Serie A giants Napoli.
Leicester City's first Europa League game of the season ended in a 2:2 draw against Napoli today. Ayoze Perez and Barnes scored for the host, while Victor Osimhen scored brace for Napoli in an entertaining encounter at the King Power Stadium today. The host took the lead in the early minutes of the game when Ayoze Perez found the back of the net in the 9th minutes.
Do you know or want to know how many Nigerians are abroad playing football professionally? I do. If you believe that I do then you’d believe anything! The truth is, nobody really has a grasp of the list of all the Nigerian footballers playing abroad.
The UFEA Europa league kick-started for the 2021/22 season as the first round of the group stage games were played. Leicester City welcomed its visitors to King Power Stadium for their first Europa League group match. The teams shared the points at the King Power stadium after a 2:2 draw.
As a Nigerian, watching three Super Eagles' key players face off in a European competition was a thrilling and heavily satisfying experience that made me proud. Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho hosted Victor Osimhen's Napoli in the Europa league yesterday night and almost every Nigerian football lover was watching or following the game.
Two Super Eagles players were in amazing form today for their various clubs in the UEFA Europa League. Victor Oshimen, Wlifred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanancho were all active in the UEFA Europa League today when Leicester City hosted Napoli at the King Power Stadium tonight. Kelechi Iheanancho and Ndidi play for Leicester City while Victor Oshimen plays for Napoli as they were all opponents in today's match.
The UEFA Europa League is an annual football tournament for club eligible football clubs in all European top-flight professional domestic football leagues and is known to be one of the biggest football events of the season. The Group match fixtures of the Europa League saw the English Premier League club Leicester City play against the Italian Serie A club giants Napoli.
Football is one of the greatest games ever thanks to the huge fan following from all over the world. Many fans all over the world support various teams and players. This entails that they may hate other clubs and players in favor of their own players. But there are some players that you just can't hate.
The Group C UEFA Europa League match between Leicester City and Napoli ended in a scintillating 2-2 draw after the Italian club rose from 2-0 to equalize the game - all thanks to inform Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen. The spectacular performance of Osimhen saved the blushes of Napoli after going down by two goals at the Foxes Stadium.
Leicester City versus Napoli is the biggest match of the Europa League Group Stage fixtures. The clubs have proven to be consistent performers in their various leagues over the years. Football fans anticipate the result from this match, particularly fans in Nigeria. Leicester has Super Eagles defensive midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and forwards Kelechi Iheanacho in their team.