Roger Federer surpasses Cristiano and Messi

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May 30, 2020 – 21:02
Is the first player to lead the ranking of the best athletes paid in the world.

The swiss Roger Federer has become the first player to occupy the first position of a list consisting of the highest paid athletes in the world, as published by Forbes magazine, surpassing, among other figures, the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, who had exchanged this position in recent years.
Federer, of 38 years and with 20 titles in the Grand Slam, became the first tennis player that appears in this position in the ranking since it was created in 1990.
The magazine measured the gains perceived by the athletes during a calendar year, and Federer tops the list with a profit of 106,3 million dollars, of which 6.3 for part of the amounts won on the ATP tour and the rest of its agreements with sponsors such as Barilla, Moet & Chandon, Rolex, Uniqlo, Wilson, Mercedes Benz or Credit Suisse.
In the last twelve months, Cristiano Ronaldo, striker of Juventus of Turin, has been perceived according to Forbes 105 million dollars, 60 of them of their salary and 45 for sponsorships.
For his part, Lionel Messi figure in the third position of the list, surpassing also the cap of $ 100 million. In the case of the Flea, 32 million of the 104 come from their advertising commitments. The captain of the argentina national team and Barcelona lost as well to the number one this year.
The mexican boxer Saul “Canelo” Alvarez appears at the close of the Top 30 with $ 37 million, ahead of other figures such as Kylian Mbappé, Sebastian Vettel and Serena Williams, among others.
Few days ago it was revealed that Naomi Osaka had displaced Serena Williams as the female athlete with the highest income in the world in the last year. Osaka, located in 29th place (one ahead of the Cinnamon tree), accumulated in the last year 37.4 million, 1.4 more than Serena which is located in the position 33 to $ 36 million.

1) Roger Federer
(tennis) – 106.3 million

2) Cristiano Ronaldo
(football) -105 million

3) Lionel Messi
(football) – 104 million

4) Neymar
(football) – 95.5 million

5) LeBron James
(basketball) – 88.2 million

6) Stephen Curry
(basketball) – 74,4 million

7) Kevin Durant
(basketball) – 63,9 million

8) Tiger Woods
(golf) – 62,3 million

9) Kirk Cousins
(american football) 60.5 million

10) Carson Wentz
(american football) with 59.1 million

11) Tyson Fury
(boxing) – 57 million

12) Russell Westbrook

(basketball) – 57 million

13) Lewis Hamilton
(motorsport) – 54 million

14) Rory Mcilroy
(golf) – 52 million

15) Jared Goff
(american football) – 49 million

16) Conor McGregor
(MMA) – 48 million

17) James Harden
(basketball) – 47,8 million

18) G. Antetokounmpo
(basketball) – 47.6 million

19) Anthony Joshua
(boxing) – 47 million

20) Deonay Wilder
(boxing) – 46,5 million