Forbes Magazine: Neymar is the fourth highest paid athlete in the world.

Forbes Magazine: Neymar is the fourth highest paid athlete in the world.

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Neymar is the only Brazilian on the Forbes list of the world’s highest paid athletes.

Traditional business magazine Forbes has released a list of the 10 highest paid athletes in the world this year. They have three footballers: Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar. This study was based on values ​​from 1 May 2021 to 1 May 2022.

The 10 highest paid players in the world

According to the car, the Brazilian ace is at number four. Neymar has earned US $ 95 million (R $ 486 million) in gross pre-tax revenue over the last 12 months, with US $ 70 million (R $ 358.66 million) from his work in four lines. The rest of Brazil has won through sponsorship and off-field action.

Neymar’s teammate Lionel Messi tops the PSG list. Argentina won US $ 130 million (R $ 667.86 million), of which US $ 75 million (R $ 385.30 million) was on the field alone.

In second place is Los Angeles Lakers NBA star LeBron James with 1 121.2 million. Cristiano Ronaldo of Manchester United completes the top 3 with US 11 115 million (R $ 589 million), of which US 55 55 million (R $ 281.80 million) is won out of four lines.

American basketball players Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors and Kevin Durant of the Brooklyn Nets are ranked fifth and sixth, respectively.

Roger Federer, the only tennis player on the list, is seventh. Yet without playing this year, most of his earnings come from sponsorships and extra-judicial actions.

Mexican boxer Canelo Alvarez and American footballer Tom Brady are ranked eighth and ninth, respectively.

Finally, current NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks’ Greek Giannis Antetokounmpo completed the top 10.

The 10 highest paid players in the world in 2022

  1. Lionel Messi (PSG), US 130 130 million (R $ 667.86 million)
  2. LeBron James (Los Angeles Lakers), 1 121.2 million
  3. Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United), US 11 115 Million (R 58 589 Million)
  4. Neymar (PSG), US 95 95 million (R $ 486 million)
  5. Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors), 92 92.8 million
  6. Kevin Durant (Brooklyn Net), US 92 92.1 million (R $ 471 million)
  7. Roger Federer (Tnis), US 90 90.7 million (R $ 464.72 million)
  8. Canelo Alvarez (Boxing), US 90 90 Million (R $ 461 Million)
  9. Tom Brady (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), 83.9 million
  10. Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks) 80.9 million

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