Sports and games are fields of extra ordinarily ambitious, hard-working and passionate people. Nowadays, sports are foreseen as a rich source of an enormous amount of money. Not only the sportsmen garner a lot of money but the various organisations associated with the sport also make huge profits. With the diversified sports gaining more and more recognition, sportsmen are embracing a respectable place in the world. There are numerous passionate people making debut in different incomparable fields and tracts every year. This leads to a lot of competition amongst the sportsmen, especially for the ones who already exist. Despite of immense pressure on their heads, there are certain men who have managed to attain and maintain their fame and earn husky profits. After all, sportsmen and women invest everything that they have on them for the sport that they love. They deserve to reap profits off it.
Underneath is a list of richest sportsmen who are the top ten in the world.
Starting in the descending order, this American footballer is salaried an amount of $32.4 million by Denver Brencos. He may be at number ten in our list but when it comes to torturing his opponents in the field, he is at the top. He goes down as a legend in terms of his sport and his money.
At number nine again we have a footballer named Cristiano Ronaldo
He has gained fame not only because of his speed but his brainy moves are also commendable. 442.5 billion is the amount he is paid with on the basis of his consistency in performance. A demigod on the field, at his age, people would bet their lives on this player, let alone their money.
Footballers are truly ruling the charts. David sits at the captain place of England’s football team. He knows well how to take charge of the game and his team. Being very famous, he is approached for a lot of publicity by various brands in his native land. Girls are his diehard fan. His sportsmanship and fame makes him earn an amount of $46 million and is at number eight. With his looks, advertisements run into an unbiased success when he features in them. And nobody can bend it like Beckham.
Finally a golf player has made it the top list. He owns a wealth of $47.8 million and has registered numerous titles to his name. Endorsements prove to be very fruitful for him, making him earn a sum of $43 million. His money definitely stretches over a lot more yards than he has in his sport.
Paid a salary of $52.3 million, he is a thrilling Basketball player. Not only this, he also earns a sum of $20.3 million as the winning allowance.
When it comes to tennis, Roger needs no introduction. This Switzerland player has many world records against his name. He is salaried an amount of just $7.7 million. Yet he is one of the highest paid owing to his contract with the watch making company, Rado which fetches him $45 million.
His salary crosses a figure of $53 million. He is very much known for his aggressive moves of which his opponents are highly scared of.
Another golf player with a salary $59.4 million, Woods is really the tiger of all the golf players and is very famous for his master strokes. Endorsements worth $54 million makes him earn the third position in this list. The controversy king manages to make money the way barely any one else can.
As the name indicates, he is known for his “many” boxing moves which give his opponents really a tough time in the ring. Boxing requires great deal of stamina, skill and power and this man has it all.
He is the highest paid athlete in the world. The remarkable fact about Floyd is that his earnings solely and wholly comes from his performance in his filed. He is the king of the Boxing World. Hardly, there is any game which he has not won.