They have succeeded thanks to their abilities to fight all boundaries on a sports field. No matter if itТs water or ground, they continue to teach us that success can be as near as you work for it. Top ten of the worldТs sportsmen made it possible, and their skills have led them to becoming the richest in the world today.
So, letТs see our first star:
1. FLOYD MAYWEATHER
The world undefeated professional boxer won the world championship in four different categories in weight. At this moment, he has ten world titles, and he is completely invincible!
When Mayweather earned 300 million dollars, he definitely broke all the records for an athlete.
2. CRISTIANO RONALDO
Suppose you all know who the biggest Real Madrid football star and also the richest modern sportsman in the world today is. Of course, itТs Cristiano Ronaldo.
Taking the winning on all worldТs football grounds made him the second of the most richest sportsmen in the world. He has earned 80 million dollars for a season. For all young football players, he is the perfect model for success.
3. LEBRON JAMES
The highest paid NBA basketball winner and appreciated as an icon of basketball is Lebron James. He has won several prestigious NBA awards.
Today, he is rich, famous, and proud of his 72 million dollars.
4. LIONEL MESSI
This famous and popular Barcelona player won all the prizes you can imagine in the world of football. He is also an idol of young generations, double winner of World Cup, both individually and as a team. He went straight to the top of worldТs sports lists and became the fourth richest sportsman in the world with $64 million in his pocket.
5. KOBE BRYANT
He is actually active for 17 years as a leader and top one on the NBA list of best basketball players and is one of the best LakersТ players.
His salary is 62 million dollars.
6. TIGER WOODS
The most popular and world richest golf player and the number one with 14 major titles took the title of the greatest in this sport of all time.
So, you can see that golf can be very well-paid and popular as any other sport, as Woods earns about 61 million per season.
7. ROGER FEDERER
Do you know who has won 17 Grand Slam titles in tennis?
You know – itТs the great Roger Federer, who took the 7th place on our list of worldТs richest sportsmen ever paid with his $56 million per season. This popular tennis player is a leader on a tennis court and an icon to all future players.
This world golf player is one who has won 3 of 4 professional majors, and this made him the 8th on this list of the richest in the world of sport. Today, he earns enough money, and it made him one of the top richest golf players ever.
His season salary is about 53 million dollars.
9. RAFAEL NADAL
The one of the world richest tennis players who won 14 Grand Slams, a big fighter on the court, with the Olympic Gold Medal in his hands is, of course, Rafael Nadal. Besides the fact that he has taken all the worldТs prestigious prizes, he has also made a fortune and fame with about 44.5 million dollars per season.
10. MATT RYAN
And finally, the last on our list is the one of the most popular, richest, and youngest – Matt Ryan. An American football star who has made a real fortune as a professional and talented player, today is very rich and appreciated in the world of sport. He earns $43.8 million per season.
So, dear readers, now you see how success in sports today can be really well-paid.
Also, sports have a big part in our lives. Be wealthy, practice, and maybe you can be the next on the worldТs richest sportsmen list.