Footballers have not always had luck outside of the pitch when it came to their finances. However, times have changed and a lot of footballers have become smarter with their money.
Now most footballers are venturing into different businesses for their retirement. These footballers below have tried their hands at different ventures for a rainy day.
Below are 5 such footballers
He is certainly one of the most successful Ghanaian footballer outside the game. Asamoah Gyan is a businessman involved in a variety of businesses. He has invested his earnings into such businesses as event management, transportation business, real estate, boxing promotion, sachet water production, and others. Asamoah Gyan even applied for a license to operate an airline.
After retirement, this football star ensured that his investment into the field outside football now gives good profit. He has invested his earnings into lands for further selling to real estate companies.
The former midfielder of Black Stars has left his club. However, he has chosen cars and other motors for investing his money. Now he is an owner of a garage in Italy. So, he can be called without a hesitation a successful player outside football.
He is considered to be one of the most successful football players originated from Ghana. This retired football star also has chosen hotel business for investment. The investments of Tony Yeboah can be found both in Kumasi and Accra.