Several Egyptian football players, both those playing in their own country’s top-tier league or in other professional leagues across the globe, are doing well in the sport but taking about financials some among them are richer than others possibly due to reasons such as their wealth, investments, the amount they are paid in their clubs due to their worth, talent, skill and abilities among many others.
In this post, Sports24 brings to you however, the top 10 richest footballers in Egypt which include:
- Mohamed Salah
- Mohamed Aboutrika
- Mahmoud Ahmed Ibrahim Hassan
- Hossam Hassan
- Hossam Ghaly
- Hosny Rabou
- Ahmed Shenawy
- Ahmed Hagazy
- Ahmed Fathy
- Mahmoud Abdel Razek Fadlallah
Estimated Net Worth: US $ 13 million
Born in June 1992 in Basyoun, Egypt, Mohamed Salah is among the richest footballers in Egypt.
Salah is talented in goal scoring and started showing this talent of his with Liverpool where so far in his career as a footballer, has scored more than 128 goals at club level from among which 71 have been scored for Liverpool.
Salah is certainly among those forwards with an eye for goals. The Egyptian forward has been playing for his country’s national team since 2011 and has made 67 appearances in which he has scored 41 goals for them.
Estimated Net Worth: US $ 12.5 million
Though retired, Mohamed Aboutrika is a household name in the Egyptian National team and is among the richest footballers in Egypt.
Before hanging his boot, Aboutrika played his List-A career with different teams that included the Al Ahly in Egypt, Baniyas in UAE and for Tersana in the midfielder and the second striker position.
Throughout his football career, he received the African best soccer player of the year award 4 times and was a part of the Egyptian national team that won the 2006 African Nation Cup where he netted the single goal in the final match that helped his team to win the title.
Mahmoud Ahmed Ibrahim Hassan
Estimated Net Worth: US $ 11 million
Mahmoud Ahmed Ibrahim Hassan was born in October 1994 in the city of Kafr El Sheikh, Egypt and was nicknamed Trezeguet because of his play style which has some resemblance with that of David Trezeguet.
Mahmoud is a product of the top-tier Egyptian club, Al Ahly and currently plays for the English Premier League side, Aston Villa.
He started his senior career in 2012 and ever since then, has played for the Egyptian national teams (both senior and under-aged) He’s also a product of Al Ahly and won the Egyptian Premier League title with them in 2013-14 season.
Ahmed is the most regular midfielder of the Egyptian national team and also doubles as the most capped international football player of Egypt with 184 international appearances.
In 2006, he received the best football player in the African Nations Cup award and during his career the Egypt national team has been crowned winners of the African Nations Cup for four times.
Estimated Net Worth: US $ 9.7 million
Hossam Hassan is among the richest footballers in Egypt and formerly played in the striker position for the Egyptian national team and currently the manager of the Al-Masry, the Egyptian premier league club.
Hassan has been featured in a total of 176 international games and is known as the all-time top goal scorer of Egypt national team having scored a total of 69 goals for his nation and has also represented the Egyptian national team in 7 African Nation Cups and in the 1990 FIFA world cup.
Estimated Net Worth: US $ 7 million
Hossam Ghaly is an international football player of the Egyptian national team side and has represented his nation in 55 international matches since his debut in 2002. He currently plays for Egyptian club Al-Ahly.
Hossam Ghaly mainly plays at the central midfielder position and frequently played at right full back position because of injuries.
He was part of winning team that was crowned AFCON champions in 2004 and in 2010.
Estimated Net Worth: US $ 6.5 million
Hosny Rabou, one of the richest footballers in Egypt, is currently playing for Ismaily SC in the Egyptian Premier League and also the integral member of the Egypt national team.
He was one of the players that constituted the Egyptian team that won the 2008 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) and has also being chosen as the player of the tournament.
Estimated Net Worth: US $ 4.5 million
Ahmed Shenawy is among the richest footballers in Egypt and was the Egyptian national team’s goalkeeper and has 12 international appearances. He also played for Zamalek in the country’s premier league as a goalkeeper.
In 2011 African youth championship, Ahmed Shenawy won the best goalkeeper award of the tournament along with the fair play and the bronze medal award.
Estimated Net Worth: US $ 2.5 million
Ahmed Hagazy is a young and talented football player and currently played for Al-Ahly.
He played at the central defense position and represented his country, Egypt, at U-20 and U-23 national team.
On a recent note, he plays for the Egyptian national football team and previously played for Ismaily club in the EGP where he made his league debut.
Estimated Net Worth: US $ 2.2 million
Ahmed Fathy is an international football player and currently played for Al-Ahly in the EGP.
Ahmed Fathy is well known due to his talent for the sport and is among the richest footballers in Egypt.
He played a wide variety of role in the midfield position and occasionally played as the right back defense player for his club and the Egyptian national team.
He kicked off his football career with the Ismaily SC in the EGP before playing for the English Premier League club, Sheffield United.
Mahmoud Abdel Razek Fadlallah
Estimated Net Worth: US $ 1.3 million
Commonly known as Shikabala, he currently plays for Zamalek SC in the EPL.
Mahmoud is considered to be the best player of the club as he rose through the youth ranks of Zamalek.
Mahmoud also played for club sides such as PAOK and the Al-Wasi in the EPL but spent majority of his football career with the Zamalek where he made a total of 170 appearances and scored 53 goals in seven EPL seasons.