Jay-Jay Okocha net worth

Jay-Jay Okocha net worth

Net Worth: $15 Million

About Jay-Jay Okocha

Jay-Jay Okocha net worth

It has been estimated that the overall amount of Jay-Jay Okocha net worth reaches 15 million dollars, according to the current calculations. Jay-Jay Okocha has earned his net worth because of his career as a professional football player, but currently, he is retired from this sport. He usually played in the position of an attacking midfielder. Jay-Jay Okocha is considered as the best football player from Nigeria of his generation. In addition, he is regarded as one of the most successful African football players in the history of this sport. Jay-Jay Okocha was noted for his dribbling skills, confidence, creativity and technique.
The football player was born in 1973 in Enugu State. Jay-Jay Okocha started to play football during his free time on streets. Eventually, this sport became the main source of his fame and also the main source of increasing the total estimate of Jay-Jay Okocha net worth. In 1990, he began to play for Enugu Rangers. Then, he started to play in some German clubs, such as 1. FC Saarbrücken and Eintracht Frankfurt. He started to play in the latter team in 1991. Jay-Jay Okocha then began to play for the Istanbul club called Fenerbahçe.

He played with this team for two seasons and it also increased the total size of Jay-Jay Okocha net worth. During those two years, the football player scored 30 goals in 62 games. During his time in this club, Jay-Jay Okocha got his Turkish citizenship, too.
In 1998, he signed a contract with Paris Saint-Germain and there he became the most expensive African player at the time. He stayed with this team for four years, during which he appeared in 84 games and scored 12 goals. After he appeared in the FIFA World Cup, Jay-Jay Okocha left Paris Saint-German and joined the Bolton Wanderers club. In his first season with the team, he suffered some injuries but he was still regarded as a fan favorite. The fans of the team would usually come to watch the matches wearing printed shirts “Jay-Jay – so good they named him twice”. In the next season, Jay-Jay Okocha became the captain of the team. He led the team to the 2004 Football League Cup, where the team became a runner-up. Thus, the team has also added up to the overall estimate of Jay-Jay Okocha net worth.
Then, he stayed for one season with Qatar. In 2007, he started to play for the Hull City team. However, he suffered a lot of injuries there and played in only 18 games with no goals scored. In 2015, he was chosen to serve as the Chairman of the Delta State Football Association. In the same year, he wanted to become the Nigeria Football Federation president, however, unsuccessfully.
Talking about his titles and awards, Jay-Jay Okocha was titled Nigerian footballer of the year seven times. Moreover, he became a runner-up to receive the African Footballer of the Year title in 1998. In 2003 as well as 2004, Jay-Jay Okocha was titled as the BBC African Footballer of the Year.

Now you have an idea why Jay-Jay Okocha net worth is this huge


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