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African Footballers: Playing For Pride?

African footballers now only play for their national teams because of what they can get from their nation. There are a few patriotic players though, who are contributing their widow's mite to the development of the game. Meanwhile, the majority of them are really after the cash and luxurious treatment that comes with playing for their nation. They will never spare a dime. They are 'money hungry' than the average man.

When you ask footballers these days why they would not endeavor to sacrifice for their nation considering the numerous financial challenges, they are bold to tell you that they are not philanthropists. A case in point is the Brazil 2014 contingent of Ghana, Cameroon and Nigeria. Meanwhile their colleagues from Greece and Germany are forfeiting their bonuses to be used for other urgent needs at home.