The Portuguese star has become the world’s highest-paid athlete for the first time since 2017, reports.
Riyadh ; Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal has become the highest-paid athlete of 2023 by becoming a part of Al-Nasr Club of Saudi Arabia. The American magazine Forbes has released a list of the 10 highest-paid athletes in 2023. The list of According to Cristiano Ronaldo, who earned $136 million, surpassing all other players, the Portuguese star has become the world’s highest-paid athlete for the first time since 2017.
During a year, he earned 46 million dollars from football grand and 90 million dollars from off-field advertising and others. In this list, Argentine footballer Lionel Messi was on the second place with 130 million dollars.
Young French footballer Kylian Mbappe managed to earn 12 million dollars and is at the third place on the list. American basketball player Lee Bourne James earned 119.5 million dollars and came in fourth place.
Mexican boxer Canelo Alvarez managed to take the 5th position with 11 million dollars. Swiss legend tennis star Roger Federer is still earning millions of dollars despite retirement. He is included in the list of 10 highest-paid athletes in the world. He is the only retired player to rank 9th with $9.5 million in earnings