Have you ever wondered what your favorite athletes make every year? Whether it be soccer, baseball, or football the highest paid athletes in the world bring in incredible amounts of money from not only their salaries but endorsements as well. Let’s check out the list of the 10 highest paid athletes of 2017. All the numbers shown are salaries and endorsements combined.
Cristiano Ronaldo $93 million -Soccer
LeBron James $86.2 million -Basketball
Lionel Messi $80 million -Soccer
Rodger Federer $64 million -Tennis
Kevin Durant $60.6 million -Basketball
Andrew Luck $50 million -Football
Rory McIlroy $50 million -Golf
Stephen Curry $47.3 million -Basketball
James Harden $46.6 million -Basketball
Lewis Hamilton $46 million -Auto Racing
With the amounts of money these players are pulling in close to this every year, it is safe to say that they can really get whatever they want. But for all the money that these players make there is a lifetime of handwork and dedication to back it up. Some of these athletes are in their prime as well so they still have years of salaries like this to come.