HIGHEST PAID ATHLETES IN THE WORLD

2019’S HIGHEST PAID ATHLETES IN THE WORLD

Some number-crunchers at Forbes magazine created their annual list of the 100 highest-paid athletes in the world. They didn’t just use salary. Instead, they added in endorsements and overall earnings – which helped these 100 athletes earn more than $4 billion last year.

Here’s a rundown of the Top 10:

  1. Lionel Messi-- $127 million (soccer)
  2. Cristiano Ronaldo--$109 million (soccer)
  3. Neymar Jr. -- $105 million (soccer)
  4. Canelo Alvarez -- $94 million (boxing)
  5. Roger Federer -- $93.4 million (tennis)
  6. Russell Wilson-- $89.5 million (football)
  7. Aaron Rodgers-- $89.3 million (football)
  8. LeBron James-- $89 million (basketball)
  9. Stephen Curry-- $79.8 million (basketball)
  10. Kevin Durant-- $65.4 million (basketball)

Some other notables on the list include Tiger Woods at number 11 and Conor McGregor at 21.

More here: (Forbes)

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