Top 10 Highest-Paid Athletes in the World in 2023

By Javed Baloch | source: Forbes Pics via Social Media | 02/May/23

Reputed magazine, Forbes, has released the list World's 10 Highest Paid Athletes of 2023.

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There is no surprise that football players top the highest-paid sportsmen list yet again.

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Cristiano Ronaldo, who currently plays for Saudi club Al Nassr, tops the list with $136 million in earnings in 2023.

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The figure is at an all-time high for a football player according to Forbes. $90 million of $136 comes from his brand collaboration.

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Second on the list is Qatar World Cup winner, Lionel Messi, with $130 million in earnings. Messi earns half of that from his club PSG.

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Third on the list, making his debut in top 10, is PSG and France striker Kylian Mbappe. The 24 year old earned $120 million as per Forbes.

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Los Angeles Lakers forward, Lebron James, is 4th on the list with $119.5 million in earnings for the year 2023.

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5. Canelo Alvrez

$110 m

6. Dustin Johnson 

$107 m

7. Phil mickelson

$106 m

Remaining Athletes on the Top 10 list are as follows:

8. Stephen Curry

$100.4 m

9. Roger Federer

$95.1 m

10. Kevin Durant

$89.1 m