5 Nigerian football stars known for their penchant for exotic cars

By Moyosoluwa Olorunsola, Daily Trust

It’s common knowledge that football stars earn large sums of money and some are known for their penchant for expensive cars.

Ahmed Musa

The current captain of the Super Eagles is a skilled striker, who plays for FC Leicester City, a Saudi Arabia club in Al-Nassr for about 8 billion naira. 

Ahmed Musa

He has a Mercedes Benz G Wagon, Range Rover Velar and a Range Rover Sport.

John Mikel Obi

The defensive midfielder who played for Chelsea for a long time is currently signed to Trabzonspor on a two-year contract for the rest of the season. 

He owns a Bentley Continental GT which costs about 300,000 dollars, a Range Rover Sport, Mercedez G Wagon and a Mercedez G 500.

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Obafemi Martins

The one-time fastest Nigerian player is fondly called Obagoal. He has over the years played for clubs like Inter Milan, Newcastle United, VfL Wolfsburg, Rubin Kazan, Birmingham City, Levante, Seattle Sounders FC, and Shanghai Shenhua. 

Obafemi owns a 162 million-naira Lamborghini Aventador, Mercedez Benz G class and a Mercedez Benz SLR Mclaren which costs from 92,513 dollars to 964,521 dollars.

John Mikel Obi

Odion Ighalo

The 30-year-old striker is currently on loan to Manchester United till the end of the season. 

He has played Watford, an English football club and Chang Chan Yatai, a high-profile Chinese football club. 

He made a lot of money during his time at these clubs and sure put some of that money to good use and he owns a Range Rover Sport and a Mercedez Benz G Wagon.

Obafemi Martins

Victor Moses

The winger who is currently on loan to Inter Milan has some of the most exotic cars you can think of. 

He owns a Aston Martin, a Mercedez-Benz G Wagon, Ferrai 458 Italia, BMW I8, and Ford Edge.