Messi is one step away from the title of world’s highest paid athlete

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James has become the world’s highest-paid athlete. This has been reported Sportico edition.

Last year, the basketball player earned $126.9 million. It was recorded that 90 out of 126.9 million basketball players earned from advertising contracts.
The second place went to “Paris Saint-Germain”‘s Argentine striker Lionel Messi, as last year. He earned $120 million, of which $50 was in promotions.

The top three highest paid athletes in the world, Portuguese midfielder Manchester United closed Cristiano Ronaldo. He managed to add $115 million to his accounts.

It’s worth noting that the top five highest paid athletes include another Paris Saint-Germain player, Neymar, and Mexican boxer Saul Alvarez.

Last year’s ranking winner, Conor McGregor, finished only 21st this year. He managed to earn $ 52 million.

Pep Guardiola, former manager of Manchester City responded to the criticism People accusing the club of spending big. Recently, the club announced that it has acquired one of the most expensive players in the world, Erling Haaland.

Source: Gazeta


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