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5 Highest Paid Athletes In The World


The world of sports is much more than just showcase of entertainment and physical activity, as the world of sports is encircled with a lot of money and glamour.

Now we put a glance on the top 5 highest paid athletes in the world. These top five personalities contains the names as,

  1. Floyd Mayweather (Boxing)
  2. Cristiano Ronaldo (Soccer)
  3. Lebron James (Basketball)
  4. Lionel Messi (Soccer)
  5. Kobe Bryant (Basketball)

Floyd Mayweather

A 37 years old United States boxer, who earned $105 Million Dollars. Floyd Mayweather trained hard for boxing and always gave his one-hundred-percent in boxing and thrash his competitors in the ring with enormous force and fragile ability with consistency and determination. He made his self well known after winning the outrageous fights with well-known boxers which were best in the business. Floyd Mayweather says the consistency and mental stability is the key to success. The only way to mark yourself up among the legends is to behave like a champion and train like a champion and fight like a champion till the last moment of the bout, no matter what happens whatever the odds are or how much the things can get worse but never give up is the philosophy in which he believes.

Cristiano Ronaldo

A 30 years old Portugal and Real Madrid Star Soccer Player, who earned $80 Million Dollars. Cristiano Ronaldo is the most valuable player of soccer and he accomplished too much achievements in its career. Cristiano Ronaldo also got three times FIFA Player of the Year Award. Cristiano Ronaldo is the highest rated soccer player and the icon of Real Madrid. Cristiano Ronaldo started its career from Sporting C.P and win the faith of Sir Alex Ferguson and got transferred to Manchester United Club and showed his great form which lead him to the player of the year award and got him transferred to Real Madrid Club which is the most Respected Club in soccer history as all legends played in it on their peak form. Cristiano Ronaldo is an perfect example for other sportspersons.

Lebron James

A 30 years old United States Basketball star, earned $72.3 Million Dollars. Lebron James made his name famous with back to back winning of championships and Four MVP awards added his value to flying high sky rocket and which results the dazzling rain of sponsors like Nike, Coca-Cola and McDonalds he got himself paid high and commercialized way much better than ever one could thought of, with the latest survey it described as the sales of Nike shoes of his signature and the basketball jersey got sold like sea-stream. Lebron James is too much favourite among the fans of basketball and really inspired the kids.

Lionel Messi

A 27 years old Argentinian and F.C Barcelona Soccer Star, earned $64.7 Million Dollars. Lionel Messi is one of the top players of soccer and made his self, known showing some brilliant skills and dribbling and finesse shots and including the goal scoring spree which lead its team to win the league and grab the glory. Lionel Messi is considered as a humble guy on the pitch but more dangerous when near to goal post. Lionel Messi won FIFA Player of the Year Award consecutive four times.

Kobe Bryant

A 36 years old United States Basketball Star, earned $61.5 Million Dollars. Kobe Bryant made his mark in basketball with most of the thrilling wins for it’s team. Kobe Bryant is the highest paid athlete by NBA. Kobe Bryant got himself as a billboard for different brands and companies in commercializing terms and various aspects and scenarios in distinction and ambition as a basketball pro-star.


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Written by Reena Josh


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