Forbes announced the list of athletes who earn the most money, to the surprise of many Lionel messi neither Cristiano Ronaldo occupy the first place of the publication. Taking data from May 2020 to May 2021, the athlete with the highest income was Mc Gregor who works in the world of mixed martial arts, a figure that generates money in and out of the ring.
The full list details that Mc Gregor earned throughout that year $ 180M, followed by Messi: $ 130M, Cristiano Ronaldo: $ 120M, Dak Prescott: $ 107.5M, Lebron James: $ 96.5M, Neymar: $ 95M, Roger Federer: $ 90M, Lewis hamilton: $ 82M, Tom Brady: $ 76M, Kevin Durant: $ 75M. Exorbitant figures that demonstrate the economic power of these sports figures.
The factors that were taken into account by the publication were taken into account various factors such as the prizes received in the different competitions, salaries, bonuses, businesses outside their discipline and sponsors. Data that are also analyzed in the midst of the pandemic where many of his activities were affected, despite the figures of his fortune.
The Argentine not only has a clothing store, he is also dedicated to the real estate and hotel business, not to mention that his brand generates millions of income for him and the Barça club. According to local sources, the player lowered his salary like the rest of his teammates after the harsh effects of the pandemic in LaLiga and Spanish football that affected the player.
Its museum, several hotels, capillary medical centers, glasses and other items… complement the enormous fortune of the Portuguese who throughout his career has dedicated himself to creating a company in different economic activities. He also made an adjustment to his salary. However, this was not an impediment to continue strengthening new commercial and advertising alliances with their brands.
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