Goalkeeper Austin Ejide, 30, is the highest paid footballer at Israeli vice – champions Hapoel Be’er Sheva.

Authoritative football website Sports Walla has reported that the gloveman , who is expected to put pen to paper on a new deal in January, pockets 25,000 euros every month excluding performance related incentives.

Bringing the statistics to life, Austin Ejide earns 821 euros every day or 34 euros per hour.

The Nigeria international earns €5,000 more than Israel national teamer Maor Melikson and Maor Buzaglo, who take home 18,700 euros every month.

Austin Ejide watches as Scotland's defender Charlie Mulgrew scores the opening goal during the international friendly football match between Nigeria and Scotland
Austin Ejide

Brazilian defender William Soares is compensated with the sum of  €15,600 for agreeing to wear the red stripes of Hapoel Be’er Sheva.

Super Eagles midfielder John Ogu is the seventh best paid player, with monthly wages of 8,300 euros.

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