Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Top 10 highest-paid athletes in the world in 2020

- Advertisement -

The sports personalities around the globe enjoy a huge fandom. Along with that, the money they earn is quite a large amount. Apart from the money they earn by playing, a large amount of money is earned from various endorsements.

Forbes has published a list of the highest-paid athletes in the world in 2020. The earnings of the players have gone done for the first time since the last four years. This has been due to the Coronavirus pandemic which has wreaked havoc financially.

The 100 highest-paid athletes earned a combined $3.6 billion this year, which is 9% below 2019 and the first decline since 2016.

Roger Federer is the first tennis player in the 30-year history to be at No. 1 spot in the list of highest-paid athletes in the world in 2020. He is followed by two football giants, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

Let’s have a look at the top 10 highest-paid athletes in the world in 2020:

10. Carson Wentz

Earnings: $59.1 m
Salary/Winnings: $55.1 m
Endorsements: $4 m
Sport: American football (NFL – Philadelphia Eagles)
Citizenship: United States

9. Kirk Cousins

- Advertisement -

Earnings: $60.5 m
Salary/Winnings: $58 m
Endorsements: $2.5 m
Sport: American football (NFL – Minnesota Vikings)
Citizenship: United States

8. Tiger Woods

Earnings: $62.3 m
Salary/Winnings: $2.3 m
Endorsements: $60 m
Sport: Golf
Citizenship: United States

7. Kevin Durant

Earnings: $63.9 m
Salary/Winnings: $28.9 m
Endorsements: $35 m
Sport: Basketball (NBA – Brooklyn Nets)
Citizenship: United States

6. Stephen Curry

Earnings: $74.4 m
Salary/Winnings: $30.4 m
Endorsements: $44 m
Sport: Basketball (NBA – Golden State Warriors)
Citizenship: United States

5. LeBron James

Earnings: $88.2 m
Salary/Winnings: $28.2 m
Endorsements: $60 m
Sport: Basketball (NBA – Los Angeles Lakers)
Citizenship: United States

4. Neymar

Earnings: $95.5 m
Salary/Winnings: $70.5 m
Endorsements: $25 m
Sport: Football (Ligue 1 – PSG)
Citizenship: Brazil

3. Lionel Messi

Earnings: $104 m
Salary/Winnings: $72 m
Endorsements: $32 m
Sport: Football (LaLiga – Barcelona)
Citizenship: Argentina

2. Cristiano Ronaldo

Earnings: $105 m
Salary/Winnings: $60 m
Endorsements: $45 m
Sport: Football (Serie A – Juventus)
Citizenship: Portugal

1. Roger Federer

Earnings: $106.3 m
Salary/Winnings: $6.3 m
Endorsements: $100 m
Sport: Tennis
Citizenship: Switzerland

Among the top 10 highest paid athletes, 6 athletes are from the United States.

Do check out:

All the latest 2019-20 kits of football teams from all over the world are now available on Tech2Sports. Superior quality kits at the lowest price guaranteed. Show your support for your favourite club and country by wearing their colours.

- Advertisement -
spot_img
Rahul Roy
Rahul Roy
I am a computer guy by profession and a sports fanatic by choice.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related Articles

Bitdefender WW

Stay Connected

220FansLike
122FollowersFollow
187FollowersFollow
Ajio [CPS] IN

Hot Topics

spot_img

Latest Articles

Trending

Featured

Adblocker detected! Please consider reading this notice.

We've detected that you are using AdBlock Plus or some other adblocking software which is preventing the page from fully loading.

We don't have any banner, Flash, animation, obnoxious sound, or popup ad. We do not implement these annoying types of ads!

We need money to operate the site, and almost all of it comes from our online advertising.

Please add technosports.co.in to your ad blocking whitelist or disable your adblocking software.

×
BEST INTEL EVO LAPTOPS AVAILABLE FOR SALE TATA TIAGO EV WILL RELEASE THIS OCTOBER GREAT INDIAN FESTIVAL: BEST GAMING LAPTOPS UNDER 1,00,000 MAHINDRA XUV700 SPY PICS ALL DETAILS TOP 7 BEST MOBILE PHONES FOR GAMING IN INDIA
%d bloggers like this: