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Top 10 highest-paid athletes in the world in 2021, according to Forbes

COVID-19 has been one of the major factors which have affected our lives since 2020. The whole world has faced financial problems. Major sporting events are being played inside closed stadiums or in front of very less crowd.

Forbes has now released the list of the top 10 highest-paid athletes in the world in 2021. Let’s take a look at them.

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Kevin Durant will be reassessed after the All-Star break. Image Credits: KXAN Austin

10. Kevin Durant | $75m

Nationality: United States
Age: 32
Sport: Basketball
On-field earnings: $31m
Off-field earnings: $44m

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9. Tom Brady | $76m

Nationality: United States
Age: 43
Sport: American Football
On-field earnings: $45m
Off-field earnings: $31m

Lewis Hamilton Top 10 highest-paid athletes in the world in 2021, according to Forbes

8. Lewis Hamilton | $82m

Nationality: United Kingdom
Age: 36
Sport: Formula 1
On-field earnings: $70m
Off-field earnings: $12m

Roger Federer

7. Roger Federer | $90m

Nationality: Switzerland
Age: 39
Sport: Tennis
On-field earnings: $0.03m
Off-field earnings: $90m

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6. Neymar | $95m

Nationality: Brazil
Age: 29
Sport: Football
On-field earnings: $76m
Off-field earnings: $19m

LeBron James is arguably the greatest basketball player of all time.
LeBron James is arguably the greatest basketball player of all time. Image Credits: Bleacher Report

5. Lebron James | $96.5m

Nationality: United States
Age: 36
Sport: Basketball
On-field earnings: $31.5m
Off-field earnings: $65m

dak prescott Top 10 highest-paid athletes in the world in 2021, according to Forbes

4. Dak Prescott | $107.5m

Nationality: United States
Age: 27
Sport: Football
On-field earnings: $97.5m
Off-field earnings: $10m

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3. Cristiano Ronaldo | $120m

Nationality: Portugal
Age: 36
Sport: Football
On-field earnings: $70m
Off-field earnings: $50m

Lionel Messi becomes the Player of the Decade by IFFHS

2. Lionel Messi | $130m

Nationality: Argentina
Age: 33
Sport: Football
On-field earnings: $97m
Off-field earnings: $33m

conor mcgregor Top 10 highest-paid athletes in the world in 2021, according to Forbes

1. Conor McGregor | $180m

Nationality: Ireland
Age: 32
Sport: MMA
On-field earnings: $22m
Off-field earnings: $158m

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Rahul Roy
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