Ronaldo Retains No.1 Spot in Forbes’ List
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo is the highest-paid sportsperson for the second successive year, Forbes’ annual list of the world’s wealthiest athletes shows.
The Euro 2016 winner earned $93m (£72.05m) from salary, bonuses and endorsements last year.
The 32-year-old saw his earnings rise $5m (£3.87m) a year on.
The list of elite athletes consists of players from 11 different sports.
Basketball dominates with a record 32 NBA players among the top 100, up from 18 in 2016, followed by baseball with 22, American football with 15 and football with nine.