We bring you some of the most recent African footballers family photos…
It has been discovered both from interviewing football players and also from what is practical that footballers are one of the best dudes to hook up with for life. As a result of the nature of their profession, they are one of the liveliest and most vibrant people around. They make very admirable partners and also produce the cutest families ever. It is true that there are always rumours around about them being fond of extra-marital affairs but you should know that its one of the common blackmails that trail celebrities or famous people. While some of the rumours turn out to be true, a whole lot of them are just cooked up lies. For those of them who were responsible enough and were able to have families, their families are always wow! You’ll actually confirm what I’m saying by the time you feast your eyes on these latest African footballers family photos. I bet you can’t help being envious…
1. KANU NWANKWO
Nwankwo Kanu is a retired Nigerian footballer who played as a striker. He was a member of and later captained the Nigerian national team for 16 years from 1994 until 2010. Kanu is one of, if not the most popular Nigerian footballer. He is from Imo state, Nigeria, and got married to Amarachi in December 2004. They are blessed with three cute kids.
2. JAY-JAY OKOCHA
Augustine Azuka “Jay-Jay” Okocha is a Nigerian former professional footballer. He is widely regarded as the best Nigerian player of his generation. Now retired, Okocha is still honoured as one of Nigeria’s best. Jay-Jay met his wife shortly after his team golden performance at African Nations Cup tournament in Tunisia in 2004. Okocha and his wife courted for three years before tying the knot at a star-studded wedding in Nigeria in 1997. They are currently blessed with two lovely children; Daniella and A-Jay.
3. SAMUEL ETO’O
Samuel Eto’o is a Cameroonian soccer legend who plays as a striker for Sampdoria and formerly for the Cameroon national team. He is the most decorated African player of all time having won the African Player of the Year award a record four times, (2003, 2004, 2005, and 2010). He was third in the FIFA World Player of the Year award in 2005. He got married to an Ivorian-born lady, Georgette on July 6, 2007 after they had dated for several years. Eto’o is currently the highest paid footballer in the world, earning $500,000 per week at his current club, Anzhi Makhachkala in Russia. Eto’o has six children namely: Siena, Annie, Maelle, Lynn, and Étienne.
4. JOSEPH YOBO
Joseph Phillip Yobo is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a centre back. He was the captain of the Nigerian national team until his international football retirement in June 2014, and he is Nigeria’s record appearance holder. Joseph Yobo got married to Adaeze Igwe on December 31, 2009. They met during the summer of 2009 when Joseph was in Nigeria on holiday during the football Off-Season in former club, Everton FC in England, wile Adaeze was about embarking on a course at the New York Film Academy. They are currently blessed with three lovely kids – two boys and a girl.
5. DIDIER DROGBA
Didier Drogba is an Ivorian professional footballer who plays for English club Chelsea as a striker, and is the all-time top scorer and former captain of the Ivory Coast national team. He is best known for his career at Chelsea, for whom he has scored more goals than any other foreign player and is currently the club’s fourth highest goal scorer of all time. Didier Drogba met Lalla Diakite in 1999 when he was in the early stages of his career as a soccer star in Le Mans FC, Paris. Before tying the knot in July 2011, they have three children together.
6. VINCENT ENYEAMA
Vincent Enyeama is a Nigeria Super Eagle’s popular goalkeeper. He is a professional footballer who plays for French club Lille OSC and the national team. The Akwaibom born footballer has since become the captain and is the second most capped player for the country since making his debut in 2002 for Nigeria. Handsome Vincent is married to beautiful Promise, and they have three wonderful kids.
7. STEPHEN APPIAH
Stephen Leroy is former Ghana Black Stars Captain. He is a retired Ghanaian footballer who played as a midfielder. Appiah was a member of the Ghana national team, which he has represented at the youth, Olympic, and senior levels. He captained Ghana at their World Cup debut in 2006 and was a member of their squad for the 2010 World Cup. He is married to lovely Hannah, and they have four kids – a daughter and three sons.
8. SAMUEL INKOOM
Samuel Inkoom is a Ghanaian international professional footballer who plays as a defender. Inkoom has represented the Ghana national team since 2008. Though he may not be so famous yet, but he is one of the African footballers with enviable love and family life. The 27-year-old father of four kids spends a lot of time with his family. His adorable wife, Omega is a beauty and fashion icon.
9. YAKUBU AIYEGBENI
Yakubu Aiyegbeni is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Reading and the Nigeria national team. Though the Super Eagles striker seems to be currently out of favour in his football career, we’ll not be too fast to count him out of well known footballers. Yakubu Aiyegbeni got married to Yvonne Lameen Ikhana, the daughter of one of Nigeria’s soccer legend, kadiri Ikhana in Lagos in July 2008. They are blessed with two beautiful daughters.
10. ALEX SONG
Alexandre Dimitri Song Billong better known as Alex Song, is a Cameroonian professional footballer who plays for English club West Ham United, on loan from Spanish club FC Barcelona, and formerly for the Cameroon national team. He plays as a central or defensive midfielder, and can also play as a central defender. At 30, he already has two grown up handsome boys with his beautiful wife, Olivia.