Nigerian footballers are becoming increasingly prominent on the global platform and this has Resulted in an increasing number of them getting financially rewarded for their talent.
Victor Moses Net Worth in a Year
The likes of Victor Moses, Mikel Obi, Odion Ighalo, Kelechi Iheanacho and much more… these sportsmen are earning big bank each year.
Victor Moses last season signed a new contract with Chelsea which more that than doubled his weekly wages at the club.
Moses who joined Chelsea from Wigan in 2012, was getting $50, 000 per week before he was rewarded with a brand new contract that took it to $110,000.
With this wage, the 26-year-old is the highest paid Nigerian player plying his trade in Europe. The Nigerian players that earn more than him are China-based duo of John Mikel Obi and Odion Ighalo.
Mikel Obi earns $140, 000 a week at Tianjin TEDA while Ighalo allegedly gets around $200, 000 in Changchun Yatai all in China.
At $110,000 weekly, Moses yearly earnings from Chelsea are believed to be approximately $5.2 million. It stays like this after tax when you include his match, travel and goal bonuses.
In Naira that is about N2 billion. In May 2017, the Super Eagles superstar was unveiled as the ambassador of Opera Mini as the web browser intensified proceeds to permeate the African market. That deal will net Moses $75, 000 (N35 million) annually as face of their web browser.
Moses is also endorsed by Nike, a bargain he earns roughly #25, 000(N11.7) from each year. He had been with Adidas before making the change to Nike. He’s also having endorsement deals with the likes of EA Sports, makers of FIFA and Samsung.
He may also be getting approximately $25,000 (N9 million) annually as matchday allowances, bonus, and camping allowances for Super Eagles obligations.
For the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) or FIFA World Cup qualifier, every player of the Super Eagles of Nigeria gets $5,000 (N2 million) at the official rate obtaining at the time of the match and N50, 000 daily for daily allowances.
NB: £1=N468 – $1=N364