15 Highest-Paid Athletes In the World for 2022

Do you have a favorite athlete? If so, do you know how much money he or she makes? What follows is a list of the highest-paid athletes in the world – not only right now but of all time!

We’ve written a list of the richest athletes but below we take a look at who is the highest-paid and what sports they’re involved with. Let the count-off begin!

 He made his debut in 2008, and since then has taken the mixed martial arts (MMA) scene by storm.

Conor McGregor: MMA Fighter

Lionel Messi is one of the biggest soccer stars in the world. This Argentinian goalkeeper played for FC Barcelona when he started his  career in 2003.

Lionel Messi: Soccer Player

This Manchester United footballer takes home a salary of $70 million  combined with $50 million in endorsements, leaving him with a total net  worth of $120 million.

Cristiano Ronaldo: Soccer Player

The Dallas Cowboys quarterback is next on our list. Being part of the most valuable sports team in the world certainly has its perk.

Dak Prescott: Football Quarterback

For the masses, LeBron James, a force to be reckoned with on the court, is the successor of His Airness, Michael Jordan.

LeBron James: Basketball Player

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