World’s highest paid Athletes

World’s highest paid Athletes
According to to the Forbes the top world’s highest paid Athletes for 2014

1. Floyd Mayweather, Boxer

Floyd Mayweather, Age 37

Floyd Mayweather is an American professional boxer. Floyd has topped the Forbes list as a highest paid Athlete in the world.

Total Earnings: 105 Million
Salary/winnings: $105 Million
Endorsements: $0

2.Cristiano Rolando, Footballer

Cristiano Ronaldo, Age 29

Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese footballer. In 2009 he became the most expensive footballer in history when he moved from Manchester United to Real Madrid in a transfer worth $132 million.
Total Earnings: $80 million
Salary/winnings: $52 million
Endorsements: $28 million

3. LeBron James, Basketball Player

LeBron James, Age 29


LeBron James is an American professional basketball player. In April 2010 Forbes has ranked him as one of the influential athletes throughout his career.
Total Earnings: $72.3 million
Salary/winnings: $19.3 million
Endorsements: $53 million

4. Lionel Messi, Footballer

Lionel Messi, Age 26


Lionel Messi is an Argentine footballer, who is the captain of his country’s national football team as well. At age 25, he became the youngest player to score 200 goals in La Liga’s matches.

Total Earnings: $64.7 million
Salary/winnings: $41.7 million
Endorsements: $23 million

5. Kobe Bryant, Basketball Player

Kobe Bryant, Age 35


Kobe Bryant is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. Bryant became the youngest player in league history to reach 30,000careeer points at 34 years and 104 days of age.

Total Earnings: $61.5 million
Salary/winnings: $30.5 million
Endorsements: $31 million

6. Tiger Woods, Golfer

Tiger Woods, Age 38

Tiger Woods is an American professional golfer. Tiger Woods has been one of the highest-paid athletes in the world for several years. In 2009 Forbes estimated Tiger Woods net worth to be $600 million, making him the second richest “African American” after Oprah Winfrey.

Total Earnings: $61.2 million
Salary/winnings: $6.2 million
Endorsements: $55 million

7. Roger Federer, Tennis Player

Roger-Federer, Age 32


Roger Federer is a Swiss professional tennis player. He is considered to be the greatest player of all time. He holds several men’s world records of the open Era holding the world no. 1 position for 302 weeks which includes 237 consecutive week stretch at the top from 2004-2008.

Total Earnings: $56.2 million
Salary/winnings: $4.2 million
Endorsements: $52 million

8. Phil Mickelson, Golfer

Phil Mickelson, Age 43


Phil Mickelson is an American professional golfer. He is one of the golfer in the history of the sport to win at least three of the four professional majors.

Total Earnings: $53.2 million
Salary/winnings: $5.2 million
Endorsements: $48 million

9. Rafael Nadal, Tennis Player

Rafael Nadal, Age 28


Rafael Nadal is a Spanish professional tennis player. At the current he is the world No.1 tennis player. Because of his success on clay he is named as ‘The King of Clay’.

Total Earnings: $44.5 million
Salary/winnings: $14.5million
Endorsements: $30 million

10. Matt Ryan, Football quaterback

Matt-Ryan, Age 29


Matt Ryan is an American football quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL).

Total Earnings: $43.8 million
Salary/winnings: $42 million
Endorsements: $1.8 million

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