10 Highest Paid Athletes Of 2017

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. Lets check out the list of the 10 highest paid athletes of 2017. All the numbers shown are salaries and endorsements combined.

  1. Cristiano Ronaldo $93 million -Soccer
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  2. LeBron James $86.2 million -Basketball
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  3. Lionel Messi $80 million -Soccer
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  4. Rodger Federer $64 million -Tennis
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  5. Kevin Durant $60.6 million -Basketball
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  6. Andrew Luck $50 million -Football
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  7. Rory McIlroy $50 million -Golf
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  8. Stephen Curry $47.3 million -Basketball
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  9. James Harden $46.6 million -Basketball
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  10. Lewis Hamilton $46 million -Auto Racing
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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.

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