They earned colossal amounts of pounds and dollars in careers that spanned many years from Europe to Asia but they most probably did not put enough aside to tide them over a football career that could end almost as soon it started.
They flew and rode the best cars at the heights of their careers and bought things without batting an eye.
This list is not exhaustive though some of the players are trying to regain their footing after some of their investments went kaput!
1. Celestine Babayaro
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