Being a professional football player is the ambition of a lot of people. It takes talent and commitment to be an International footballer. There are several footballers who have made the continent proud with their wonderful football record.
The Ivorian striker joined the English Premier League club Chelsea in July 2004. That year, Drogba helped Chelsea to win their first league trophy in 50 years. He made 254 Premier League appearances with Chelsea. Didier Drogba is Africa's highest goal scorer with 104 goals.
Emmanuel Adebayor is a Togolese professional footballer. He played for four English clubs; Arsenal, Manchester City, Tottenham and Crystal Palace. Adebayor made 223 Premier League appearances and scored 97 goals, making him the second top goal scorer in Africa.
3. Mohammed Salah
The Egyptian forward plays for Liverpool FC. He is one of the best footballers in the world. Mohammed Salah has made 156 appearances in the English Premier League and has scored 97 goals.
4. Yakubu Aiyegbemi
Yakubu is a Nigerian footballer who played as a striker. He appeared in over 250 Premier League matches for Everton, Portsmouth, Middlesbrough and Blackburn Rivers, scoring a total number of 96 goals.
5. Sadio Mane
Sadio Mane is a Senegalese profesional footballer who plays as a winger for Liverpool. Mane has made a total of 226 Premier League appearances and he has scored 93 goals.
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