1. Yaya Toure:
Manchester City has taken this man in their team at a price of $15 million. He is the highest paid player from Africa. Yaya Toure is from the country Ivory Coast and is playing for the National Team of Ivory coast. His has a unique style of playing. He mainly plays as box to box midfielder. Sometimes he also changes his position from defensive to attacking. For four consecutive years starting from 2011, he was voted as African Footballer of the year.
The above the leading soccer players in South Africa in 2017 who gets paid hefty for the role in the world of sports.