Thursday, 16 August, 2018

Lionel Messi second on Forbes 100 highest-paid athletes

Mayweather Becomes Highest Paid Athlete With $275m A Night Woods leads golfers on Forbes 'rich list'
Frederick Owens | 09 June, 2018, 14:32

The business magazine reported that Mayweather made an astonishing $285 million in prize money, salary, bonuses and endorsements between June 1, 2017 and June 1, 2018.

According to Forbes, forty of the 100 highest-paid athletes on the list are National Basketball Association players, led by Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James and Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, who checked in at No. 6 and No. 8 overall, respectively.

"Athletes in team sports make up 82% of the list", Forbes said. Kohli was ranked at 89 in the 2017 list which was topped by Ronaldo.

FC Barcelona soccer star Lionel Messi ranked second on the list at $111 million. Cristiano Ronaldo, who earns almost twice as much as Messi from endorsements, followed closely on the Barcelona stars earnings, with US$108 million. McGregor also made this list at No. 4, raking in $99 million. The Real Madrid star earned $61m in salary and winnings and made $47m in endorsements.

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The uncovered cockpit appeared big enough for one person, with their head poking out as it might from a go-kart. Kitty Hawk's other model, the Cora , is a two-seat vehicle designed as alternative transportation in cities.


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California had an increase of 14.8 percent - the fifth-smallest, after Delaware, Maryland, Florida and North Carolina. Montana had the highest suicide rate of any state during 2014-16, at 29.2, nearly twice as much as Minnesota's.


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Instead of giving him a ticket for his tinted windows, Patterson advised him to change the glass, according to the BBC . The state police wrote in the post: "They all felt this story was so uplifting, it needed to be shared, and we agree!"


The second meeting that was supposed to take place with the rivals was further cancelled, with McGregor writing, "Something came up", which was a reference to his aggressive appearance he showed at the media event for UFC 223 back in April 5th at Brooklyn. LeBron James $85.5 M 7.

Having not played much over the last 12 months due to the birth of her daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr., the 23-time Grand Slam champions earned just $18 million (R 229 938 300, 00).

Ryan, Matthew Stafford, Drew Brees, Derek Carr and Alex Smith were the NFL's top earners. The top golfers behind Woods were Phil Mickelson, Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas.

Lewis Hamilton led the auto racing field at $51 million.

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