Tiger Woods Remains Highest Paid Athlete in the World – Forbes

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According to Forbes, in its most recent rating, Tiger Woods remains the highest paid athlete in the world at a value of $78.1M. The report revealed that although Tiger topped the list, if retired athletes were included, Michael Jordan would top everybody with his $80 million a year income thanks to royalties from the nearly $2 billion-in-sales Nike-owned Jordan Brand.

Tiger, is closely followed by Roger Federer, Koby Bryant, Lebron James and Drew Brees who occupy the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th positions respectively.

Soccer players begin to show up in the 8th, 9th and 10th positions occupied by David Beckham, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi respectively.

The full infographic can be seen below.

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Segun Adekoye

Segun Adekoye

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