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Lionel Messi Beats Ronaldo, Neymar, Lebron James As World’s Best Player (Photo)




Lionel Messi has crushed Cristiano Ronaldo to be topped the world’s finest paid athlete.
The Barcelona star took dwelling £99.8million from wage and endorsements over the previous 12 months, £14m greater than Juventus talisman Ronaldo.

The world’s most costly ever footballer, Neymar, completes the highest three as footballers dominate the rostrum spots of Forbes’ listing of the 100 highest paid athletes.

Messi leapfrogged Floyd Mayweather, who held the crown final 12 months after his profitable bout with Conor McGregor ensured he would prepared the ground for the fourth time in seven years.
‘The worldwide affect of soccer is clearly mirrored in earnings in 2019, with the highest three athletes on the listing being Messi, Ronaldo, and Neymar,’ stated Kurt Badenhausen, senior editor, Forbes Media.
‘However basketball gamers proceed to dominate the highest 100 general with 35 athletes on the listing incomes a complete of $1.29 billion (£1.01bn), with 72 per cent of that earnings coming from salaries reasonably than endorsement offers.’

Basketball dominates the general high 100 with 35 athletes making the reduce, which has reached its highest entry requirement ever at $25m (£19.6m).

The UK has essentially the most athletes within the listing of any nation apart from the USA, with 5 in whole. Lewis Hamilton positioned 13th – tied with Anthony Joshua, Rory McIlroy 32nd, Justin Rose 47th and Gareth Bale 79th.

Hamilton and Joshua each took dwelling £43.2m ($55m), whereas McIlroy landed £30.7m ($39m).
Serena Williams made a welcome return to the general high 100, putting 63rd after no ladies featured on the listing final 12 months.

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The complete listing of the highest 100 athletes might be discovered right here

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