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8 World's Top-Earning Athletes in 2024; Cristiano Ronaldo Takes the Lead

9 July 2024 19:58 WIB

TEMPO.CO, JakartaThe world's highest-paid athletes are a constant source of fascination for many. Their enormous wealth stems not just from salaries and winning prizes, but also from lucrative endorsement deals, sponsorships, and various business ventures. These sporting icons, from soccer superstars to golf champions, have amassed incredible wealth thanks to their achievements and immense popularity.

According to Forbes, here is a breakdown of the top 8 earners in the world of sports, with soccer players dominating the list:

1. Cristiano Ronaldo

The skilled and renowned Cristiano Ronaldo reigns supreme as the highest-paid athlete globally, with a staggering annual income of US$260 million or approximately Rp4.16 trillion. A significant portion, US$200 million, stems from his playing contract with Saudi Arabia's Al Nassr in the Pro League. 

Beyond the field, Ronaldo rakes in an additional US$60 million through endorsements for brands, such as Herbalife, Binance, Clear, clothing lines, accessories, hotels, and fitness centers, and a lifetime deal with Nike.

2. John Rahm

John Rahm, the Spanish golfer, comes second with a total income of US$218 million or about Rp3.48 trillion. His on-field prowess generates US$198 million, while endorsements and sponsorships bring in an additional US$20 million.

3. Lionel Messi

Another soccer icon, Lionel Messi, takes the third spot with US$135 million or Rp2.16 trillion in annual earnings. Messi's playing salary contributes US$65 million, while his impressive portfolio of endorsements brings in a further US$70 million.

4. LeBron James

The fourth most expensive athlete in the world is the famous basketball player, LeBron James with US$128.2 million or Rp2.1 trillion in annual income. The LA Lakers forward earns US$48.2 million on the court, while his various endorsements and business ventures contribute a significant US$80 million off the court.

5. Giannis Antetokounmpo

Giannis Antetokounmpo, another NBA star, follows closely at number five with a total income of US$111 million or approximately Rp 1.8 trillion. He earns US$46 million on the court and US$65 million off it.

6. Kylian Mbappe

Kylian Mbappe, the Parisian prodigy of Paris Saint-Germain, represents the next generation of footballing superstars. He occupies the sixth position with a total income of US$110 million or approximately Rp1.8 trillion. His earnings split is US$90 million from his playing career and US$20 million from endorsements with brands like Nike and Hublot.

7. Neymar Jr.

Known for his dazzling footwork and electrifying pace, Brazilian forward Neymar Jr. clocks in at number seven with a total income of US$108 million or around Rp1.72 trillion. His on-field earnings amount to US$80 million, while lucrative endorsement deals with brands, such as Puma, contribute an additional US$28 million off the pitch.

8. Karim Benzema

Rounding out the list is French striker Karim Benzema. Formerly a star player for Real Madrid and currently competing for Al-Ittihad, Benzema rakes in a total of US$106 million or around Rp1.69 trillion annually. His impressive on-field income of US$100 million is supplemented by US$6 million earned through endorsements and other ventures.

ANGGITA VIANDHINI NUGROHO PUTRI 

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