Floyd Mayweather Tops List of 25 Highest Paid Athletes

Floyd Mayweather Tops List of 25 Highest Paid Athletes

 

 

 

 

 

ESPN released an info-graph of the 25 highest paid athletes in the world, with Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather taking home the honors of the highest paid, taking home $73.5 million last season. Second and third on the list are Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelono’s Lionel Messi, earning just over $50M. No.4 is Aaron Rodgers, who is the top bread winner of the seven quarterbacks who made the list, at $40M.

Although the Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera and the Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw didn’t make the list for last year, after Miggy’s 10yr/$292 and Kershaw’s 7yr/$215, they’ll likely make it next year.

ESPN also has an list for the top paid athletes in each sport. Floyd Mayweather and the highest paid athletes[ESPN]