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THE WORLD’S HIGHEST PAID ATHLETES

Forbes magazine crunched the numbers and figured out that the 100 athletes who earned the biggest salaries in the last year took in a staggering $3.1 billion.

Here’s a rundown of the Top 10 highest paid athletes in the world:

  1. Cristiano Ronaldo, $93 million (Soccer, Portugal)
  2. LeBron James, $86.2 million (Basketball, U.S.)
  3. Lionel Messi, $80 million (Soccer, Argentina)
  4. Roger Federer, $64 million (Tennis, Switzerland)
  5. Kevin Durant, $60.6 million (Basketball, U.S.)
  6. Andrew Luck, $50 million (Football, U.S.)
  7. Rory McIlroy, $50 million (Golf, U.K.)
  8. Stephen Curry, $47.3 million (Basketball, U.S.)
  9. James Harden, $46.6 million (Basketball, U.S.)
  10. Lewis Hamilton, $46 million (Racing, U.K.)

A few other notables include Tiger Woods at #17, who somehow earned $37.1 million, Conor McGregor at #23 with $34 million and Albert Pujols – one of the worst players in baseball – landing at #49, raking in $27.3 million.

HERE IS THE ENTIRE LIST

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