THE BALL – Messi is the best paid athlete in the world; Ronaldo is third (International)

Forbes magazine on Thursday published a list of the highest paid athletes on the planet in the last 12 months. Lionel Messi took first place and Cristiano Ronaldo is third.

The Argentine scorer reaches € 130 million, based on his salary in Paris Saint-Germain and also what he gets off-field in brand sponsorship. The same thing happens with other players.

Fighter Conor McGregor, who was No. 1 on the previous list with a total of $ 180 million, disappeared from the top.

Top 10 most paid people in the world.

First Lionel Messi (PSG), $ 130 million

Another LeBron James (Lakers), 121.2 million

Third Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United), 115 million

Fourth Neymar (PSG), 95 million

5. Stephen Curry (Golden State), 92.8 million

6. Kevin Durant (Brooklyn), 92.1 million

7. Roger Federer, 90.7 million

8. Canelo Alvarez, 90 million

9. Tom Brady, 83.9 million

10. Giannis Antetokounmpo, 80.9 million

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