The World's Highest Paid Athletes

Great athletes earn the world’s of great fortunes. The highest paid guys in the sports world, are mostly young, and above all very rich. They are called as the billionaires of the sport, how they are known in this select group. Most of this income is produced by advertising and image rights. Proof of this is that some of them have retired years and still remain in the list of the best paid. Names like Muhammad Ali and Michael Jordan are evidence of this.

The first retired over 25 years and in 2006 reported earnings per image worth 55 million dollars. According to the prestigious Forbes magazine says that each year brings to light the list of highest paid athletes in the world this year for the third time in a row, leading the first place, the great tennis player Tiger Woods. Scarce that 31 is the highest paid player in the world, entering between 2005 and 2006 more than 74 million Euros. Continue on this list Michael Schumacher – 60 million Euros. / Formula One Phil Mickelson – 35.5 million euros. / Golf. Valentine Rossi – 29.5 million euros. Warning light bike.

Kobe Bryant – 23.5 million euros. / NBA player, Ronaldinho Gaucho – 23 million euros. – Football. Shaquile O’Neal – 22.6 million / Basketball. Carson Palmer – 21 million euros / football. David Beckham – 20 million / football.

The Sacramento Kings

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