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Top 10 Highest-Paid Athletes In The World (2021).


1. Lionel Messi ($127 Million)

Lionel Messi is an Argentine professional footballer, who plays for FC Barcelona since decades. More so, Lionel Messi started his football career at the early age of 13 when he moved to Spain to join FC Barcelona. Currently, Lionel Messi is said to have the most highest-paid athlete in the world.


2. Cristiano Ronaldo ($109 Million)

Cristiano Ronaldo is a portuguese footballer, who is currently playing for Juventus. Cristiano Ronaldo was born on the 5 February 1985, and has played for many football clubs, including Manchester United, Real Madrid, and Sporting CP. Currently Cristiano Ronaldo is the second highest-paid athlete, now paid $ 109 Million as his salary.


3. Neymar ($105 Million)

A Brazilian footballer, Neymar Jr, who currently plays for PSG and the Brazil national team at large. However, Neymar Jr is regarded as one of the richest footballer in the world. At first, in the year 2007, Neymar’s salary was ($50 Million), but now he is currently paid ($105 Million) as his salary.


4. Canelo Alvarez ($94 Million)

Canelo Alvarez is a Mexican boxer, who is now the highest-paid boxer. Furthermore, he has willfully won four- division world champion, including lineal middle weight, super middle weight, light middle weight and IBF. Canelo Alvarez is 29 years of age who is currently paid ($94 Million) as his salary.


5. Roger Federer ($93.4 Million)

Roger Federer is a professional tennis player, who happens to be the highest-paid tennis player in the world. Roger Federer has won many titles, including eight Wimbledon men’s singles titles, six Australian Open titles, and others. In the year 2018, forbes rank him as the highest-paid tennis player to have earned ($77.2 Million), now he’s earning ($93.4 Million).



6. Russell Wilson ($89.5 Million)

Russell Wilson is an American football quarterback who happens to be the highest-paid player. Apparently, he started playing for the University of Wisconsin in 2011, whiles he was still in college. More so, he has won the Nation league quarterback for seven years consecutively. He’s earning ($89.5 Million) as his salary.


7. Aaron Rodgers ($89.5 Million)

Aaron Rodgers is an American football quarterback. However, he started playing at the University of California, Berkeley and he is recognized by some sport casters athletes to be one of the greatest quarterback player of all time. He is currently earning ($89.3 Million).


8. LeBron James ($89 Million)

LeBron James is an American basketball player, who happens to be the highest-paid basketball player. Currently, LeBron James is earning ($89 Million).



9. Stephen Curry ($79.8 Million)

Stephen Curry is an American professional basketball player, who happens to play for Golden State Warriors. Stephen Curry has won six-time NBA All-star and three-time NBA championship, under the Golden State Warriors. Currently, Stephen Curry is earning ($79.8 Million) as his salary.



10. Kevin Durant ($65.4 Million)

Kevin Durant is an American basketball player. He’s currently playing for Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association. He’s currently earning ($65.4 Million) as his salary.

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