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Highest Paid Athletes in the World 2018
Sports World never disappoints their readers. We always bring a very hot topic and today we will tell you about the Highest Paid Athletes in the World 2018. Everyone wants to know about Highest Paid Athletes in the World. For many fans, it will be quite shocking that no Lionel Messi neither Cristiano Ronaldo is at the top of the list. Same shocking news for Tennis Fans, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic is not even in top 10 of Highest Paid Athletes in the World.
Let’s start with our first athlete who earns more than anyone in 2018
The American boxer is at the top of the list. Floyd Mayweather is the Highest Paid Athletes in the World year 2018. He earned $285M in 2018 which is far more than anyone.
Floyd who missed the last year 2017, but just one fight against Conor McGregor gave him $550M revenue as Mayweather won $275M
The Argentian’s and Barcelona’s superstar is very consistent in the list. He is on the 2nd spot of Highest Paid Athletes in the World. Lionel Messi who’s income is $84M while having an endorsement of $27M which makes $111M in the 2018 year bring him at 2nd spot. Lionel earned $80M in 2017.
Cristiano Ronaldo who was at the top of the list in 2017 and 2016, finishing this year at 3rd.So far his earning in 2018 is $108M.He was the Highest Paid Athletes in the World in 2017 with $93M and $88M in 2016.
Portugal National team captain left Real Madrid
this year and moved to Juventus.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s lifetime Nike contract is worth upward of $1 billion, while he has an array of other brands contracts.
Surprisingly, Conor McGregor is jumped at in the list of Highest Paid Athletes in the World. He was nowhere near in top 5 for last 5 years. The fight with Mayweather generated $550M in revenue. He earned $85 from that fight. Conor income in 2018 is $99M.
Neymar Jr who left Barcelona and joined PSG last year. This deal includes $600M cash pay. PSG gave $250 to Barcelona for his release and will give $350M in terms of salary. He has many other big brands contract like NIKE, MCDONALDS etc. His total income is $90M.He finished on 5 at the Highest Paid Athletes in the World.
Part 1 of the Highest Paid Athletes in the World ends here. For part 2 click here.