Well it’s that time to find out which athletes had a VERY good year…
Forbes is releasing its 2018 List Of The World’s 100 Highest-Paid Athletes. Thanks to his $275 million payday from his fight with Conor McGregor, Floyd Mayweather bumped soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo down to number three at 108-million. Fellow soccer star Lionel Messi is number two at 111-million. With 66 athletes from the United States, the list also consisted of a record-breaking number of NBA athletes. The combined earnings of the list increased by 23-percent to well over three-billion-dollars and featured big names like Tiger Woods, and Lebron James.
Here’s your Top 5 Forbes Highest Paid Athlete List:
1. Floyd Mayweather, $285M
2. Lionel Messi, $111M
3. Ronaldo, $108M
4. Conor McGregor, $99M
5. Neymar, $90M