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Who is the highest paid athlete in the world?

KwesiNyamekye 06/26/2020

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Over the years athletes have been improving their performance at their respective clubs.Since they are normally paid based on their performance and how you the athlete will contribute great to the team makes you become the highest paid player in your team.

This is a list of the highest-paid athletes in the world as ranked by Forbes magazine.

The following list shows the highest-paid athletes of modern times, measured in United States Dollars, as of June 2020.

The list is only about modern time athletes. For example, Gaius Appeluis Diocels, a Roman Chariot racer is said to have earned 35,863,120 sesterces , by some estimation over $15 billion in today's dollars. This means he would be the best paid athlete of all time, derived from an extrapolation that his wealth would have been enough to fund the entire Roman Army for more than two months, "the apt comparison is what it takes to pay the wages of the American armed forces for the same period."

This is the list of the highest paid athletes:

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Source: opera.com
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