Ghanaian footballer Richmond Boakye Yiadom has been named the richest and most valuable player in Serbia according to a new report.
The footballer who plies his trade with Serbian team Red Star Belgrade tops the list with a market value of 52.100.000 Euros ahead of his other competitors in the Serbian super league.
In January 2017 he came on a year-and-a-half loan to a Serbian team Red Star Belgrade. Boakye impressed at Red Star Belgrade with his performances based the time he spent from January to May in the club.
He scored an impressive 16 goals in 19 games in all competitions and won the best player of the week on two occasions within the Serbian Superliga. He was however sold to Jiangsu Suning for a sum of €5.5 million.
Born in Agogo, Ashanti, Boakye began his career with Bechem United in his native country of Ghana. He eventually moved to Agogo, Asante Akim North District based club, D.C. United and remained until 2008 when he was scouted by Genoa C.F.C. following a tournament in Vicenza, Italy.