Full List of the Top 10 Highest Paid Athletes in the World 2019

List of the Top 10 Highest Paid Athletes in the World

According to Forbes magazine which ranks the top highest paid athletes every twelve months, Argentina and Barcelona star Leonel Messi has toppled the list earning $127million (£99.8m) with Juventus’ Christiano Ronaldo coming second on $109m (£85.6m) and the world’s record signing Neymar in third on $105m (£82.5m).

There is no Premier league player in the top 30 with the league’s highest earner Paul Pogba coming in the 44th position.

Last years top earner and Boxer Floyd Mayweather has dropped off the list with Tennis star Serena Williams the only lady in the list.

Below is a List of the Top 10 Highest Paid Athletes in the World;

1. Lionel Messi – Footballer – Barce­lona FC – $127M

Lionel Messi

2. Cristiano Ronaldo – Footballer – Juv­entus – $109m

Cristiano Ronaldo

3. Neymar – Footballer – PSG – $105m

Neymar

4. Canelo Alvarez – Boxer – $94m

Santos Saúl Álvarez Barragán Canelo

5. Roger Federer – Tennis – $93.4m

Roger Federer

6. Russell Wilson – American football – Seattle Seahawks – $89.5m

Russell Wilson

7. Aaron Rodgers – American football – Green Bay Packers – $89.3m

Aaron Rodgers

8. LeBron James – basketballer – Los Angeles Lakers – $89m

LeBron James

9. Stephen Curry – basketballer – Gol­den State Warriors – $79.8m

Stephen Curry

10. Kevin Durant – Golden State Warriors – $65.4m

Kevin Durant

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