According to Forbes, Messi is the highest paid athlete in the world and Neymar is fourth.  Scoreboard

According to Forbes, Messi is the highest paid athlete in the world and Neymar is fourth. Scoreboard

The Forbes, A traditional American business and economics magazine, published last Wednesday, 11, 2022 in the ranking of the world’s highest paid athletes. At the top of the list is the attacker. Lionel MessiBallon d’Or was elected seven times. Argentina earns 130 130 million (668 million reis) a year. Paris Saint-Germain And sponsors. NeymarThe French team also ranks fourth on the list with an annual profit of 95 95 million (8 488.7 million).

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The list includes players in different ways. Right behind Messi, for example, is American basketball player LeBron James, who plays for the Los Angeles Lakers and earns 1 121.2 million a year.

King James, as he is known, is close to Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo, the Manchester United striker who earns 5 115 million (1 591.5 million).

Neymar, at number four, tops other famous names such as American basketball player Stephen Curry, the Golden State Warriors, and Kevin Durant, the Brooklyn Nets.

Basketball player Stephen Curry poses with his name in a PSG shirt during a visit to the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris.
Basketball player Stephen Curry wearing a PSG shirt – Geoffrey van der Hasselt / Getty Images

Also in the top 10 of the publication are Swiss tennis player Roger Federer, Mexican boxer Saul Canelo Alvarez and Tampa Bay Buccaneers American footballer Tom Brady. Greek basketball athlete Giannis Antetokounmpo, from Milwaukee Bucks, closes the list.

According to the magazine, Neymar raised 70 70 million (360 million reais) from PSG and the rest from advertising. The athlete is the highest paid Brazilian in the history of sports and has a contract with the French team until June 2025.

View Forbes Magazine Ratings:

1. Lionel Messi (Paris Saint-Germain)
US $ 130 million (R $ 668.7 million)

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2. LeBron James (Los Angeles Lakers)
US 121.2 million (R $ 623.4 million)

3. Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United)
US 115 million (R $ 591.5 million)

4. Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain)
US 95 95 million (R $ 488.7 million)

5. Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors)
US $ 92.8 million (R $ 477.3 million)

6. Kevin Durant (Brooklyn Net)
US 92 92.1 million (R $ 473.7 million)

7. Roger Federer (Tennis)
US 90.7 million (R $ 466.5 million)

8. Saul Canillo Alvarez (Boxing)
US 90 90 million (R $ 462.9 million)

9. Tom Brady (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
US $ 83.9 million (R $ 431.6 million)

10. Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks)
US $ 80.9 million (R $ 416.1 million)

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