Who is in the ranking of the richest athletes?

Former US basketball player Mike Jordan has been named the highest-paid athlete in history by Sportico. The amount of his earnings was $ 2.62 billion.
The second place on this list was taken by golfer Tiger Woods. He earned 2.1 billion. Another representative of golf closed the top three – Arnold Palmer, whose income was 1.5 billion.
Top football stars of recent years Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are in fifth and eighth positions, respectively. The Portuguese earned $ 1.24 billion, the Argentinean – $ 1.14 billion.



The entire Top 10 rating is as follows:

  1. Michael Jordan (basketball)
  2. Tiger Woods (golf)
  3. Arnold Palmer (golf)
  4. Jack Nicklaus (golf)
  5. Cristiano Ronaldo (football)
  6. Floyd Mayweather (boxing)
  7. LeBron James (basketball)
  8. Lionel Messi (football)
  9. Michael Schumacher (auto racing)
  10. Roger Federer (tennis)

Michael Jordan is a 6-time NBA champion, he was the highest-scoring player in the regular season of the tournament in 1987-1993 and in 1996-1998. Jordan, who played as an attacking quarterback, was named to the NBA All-Star National Team 11 times. In the NBA, he played for the Chicago Bulls (1984-1993, 1995-1998) and the Washington Wizards (2001-2003).
Jordan is also a two-time Olympic champion (1984, 1992) with the US team. In April 2003, he ended his playing career at the age of 40.

Source: colossusbets.com