Footballers can’t compete with musicians financially – Portable

Street-hop singer Habeeb Okikiola, known by his stage name, Portable, has opined that there is more money in music than football.

The 30-year-old music sensation argued that musicians make more money than footballers, ritualists and fraudsters.

Footballers can't compete with musicians financially - Portable

Portable, who was speaking in a video posted on social media, revealed that what artistes earn from Apple Music streams is huge in comparison with the earnings of footballers.

The ‘Zazu’ crooner said; “Music money is bigger than football money. Music is business. Musicians earn more than ritualists and fraudsters. Apple Music revenue is huge. Footballers can’t compete.

“People saying footballers earn more than musicians don’t know what they are saying. Musicians are at the top.”

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Meanwhile, in similar news…

Nigerian singer and songwriter, David Adeleke also known as Davido, earlier this year, expressed a moment of realization on the wealth of football stars.

The Omo Baba Olowo took to his Twitter page and caused a buzz when he made reference to the luxurious lifestyle enjoyed by footballers.

The Grammy nominated singer tweeted; “Footballers Dey enjoy ooooo … be like I chose wrong profession 😂😂😂😂 bruhhhhhhh.”

Davido made the comment after he and Depay, who are Puma ambassadors linked up at the Dutch player’s exclusive 30th birthday dinner.

During the event, the DMW boss took the stage to perform his chart-topping 2023 hit “Unavailable” from his album Timeless, and was also joined by Depay while doing so.

However, the highlight of the night came when the football star surprised Davido with a lavish gift—a Rolex watch believed to be worth millions of naira.

Davido wrote on Instastories; “Bought me a @rolex on his own birthday!!! I never receive gifts I’ve always been the one to gift Pple! I love and appreciate you @memphisdepay.. also lemme get some of that hair Lool”.