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 it’s 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 the photos of footballers and their families contained in this article. I bet you can’t help being envious…
Kanu Nwankwo 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.
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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 teams’ golden performance at African Nations Cup tournament in Tunisia in 1994. 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.
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 three children namely: Maelle, Étienne, and Siena.
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, while Adaeze was about embarking on a course at the New York Film Academy. They are blessed with a handsome baby boy, Joey Yobo.
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 which 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.