Have you ever wondered about the highest-paid soccer players in South Africa? Are you interested in soccer and have been wondering if it is a worthy career path to take? If so, then you will appreciate the fact that soccer pays petty well and you can comfortably live off it. With real-life examples of footballers that actually make a killing from it, you are likely to appreciate it more.
Knowing who is the richest soccer player in South Africa may be what you need to keep on practising and perfecting your skills. It can be demotivating if you are not feeling like your love for soccer is useful in any way.
Khama is definitely the highest-paid player in PSL. As the new acquisition for Kaizer Chiefs did not come cheap. According to Sport 24.
The player makes R10 million yearly after tax. This means that his monthly salary is about R833 333 (US$57 500), a figure that is about 8 times over the average salary of most other footballers.
As an international player from South Africa, his move to the premier league means that he is swimming in good money. Percy Tau’s move to the English Premiership side, Brighton Hove & Albion places him in the lists of footballers earning millions bracket.
The club may be one of the smallest in England, but what it pays its team members would make Tau a millionaire even if he was to be the least paid. As of July 2018, he was set to earn £30000 (R530000) a week before tax, even though was to be on loan for the 2018/19 season. This translates to a total of R25.4-million in a year. The PSL player went on to say that this would be a time for him to work on improving a few things about himself.
Teko from Cape Town City has a great salary. The midfielder is paid up to R450,000 which translate to about R5.5 million in a year. Most of his money is spent on his motors.
When counting South Africa’s highest-earning footballers, Siphiwe features among the top 5.
In fact, his is one of Kaizer chiefs players salaries that is encouraging, especially to upcoming footballers. He earns R380,000 which is quite a substantial amount.
The was the recent captain of Bafana Bafana who worked for Kaizer Chiefs. He moved on to international scenes and has been with Maritzburg United since 2017.
With a long-term contract in place, Xulu’s making it rain with a salary of R350,000.
He is from Kaizers Chief and earns an impressive R300,000
He plays for Mamelodi Sundowns and earns R200,000. He joined Troyes AC on loan for a whole season from 29 August 2015, from Racing Genk after being relegated to the bench by his head coach.
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