Named the highest paid athletes in the world
The highest-paid athlete of the year in the world was the striker of “Barcelona” Lionel Messi.
About this today, June 11, informed the publication Forbes. According to the publication, Messi in the period from June 2018 to June 2019, managed to earn 127 million dollars.
Of this sum of money, 92 million are bonus payments and wages at Barcelona, and Messi managed to earn 35 million from advertising and sponsorship contracts.
On the second line is the player of Juventus Turin, Cristiano Ronaldo, he has 109 million dollars. Third place in the top 100 richest athletes belongs to the French player Paris Saint-Germain Neymar ($ 105 million).
The top ten richest athletes also included Mexican boxer Saul Alvarez, Swiss tennis player Roger Federer, American footballers Russell Wilson and Aaron Rogers.
The list of Forbes is the only athlete from the countries of the former USSR. Kazakh boxer Gennady Golovkin managed to earn $ 25.5 million and entered the top 100 richest athletes along with other sports stars.
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