In most recent a year, he has netted nearly $20.8 million prize cash from different title wins. Federer is the highest-paid tennis player for the 14th straight year, with $93.4 million from prize money, endorsements and appearance fees in the 12 months ending June 1. Australia’s highest-paid cricketer. He is the second most youthful player to win have win Masters and the highest paid golfers in the world. The 23-time grand slam singles champion earned 29.2 million US … The Top 10 Highest Earners in Rugby Union. The Japanese fullback is now the best paid rugby player in the world, thanks to a range of sponsorship deals and his salary at Australia’s Queensland Reds. 9 Dante Exum Basketball $4.34m Fifth overall draft pick on rookie contract with Utah Jazz.

The Stormers certainly had the biggest worry with World Rugby player of the year Pieter-Steph du Toit was reportedly linked to several overseas clubs, including Montpellier. Goromaru made a name for himself during the famous 2015 Rugby World Cup match between Japan and South Africa, which has been described as the greatest upset in the history of Rugby Union. According to the rumour mill, The Top14 club offered Du Toit ZAR2 million a month in a three-year deal that would have seen him pocket ZAR75 million.

Serena Williams tops Forbes' list of highest-paid female athletes for the fourth year in a row. 2015 was the leap forward year since he won Fed Ex, Masters, Tour Championship and U.S Open and just for a … Roger Federer is the world’s highest-paid athlete for 2020 as the Covid-19 pandemic knocked soccer’s Lionel Messi off top spot, according to the annual Forbes list released on Friday. In 2018, Oscar is the highest paid player in the Chinese Super League with a weekly salary of 400,000 British pounds.

Elite athletes are earning more than ever thanks to soaring salaries driven by ever-richer TV contracts. When Rugby Union turned professional on 26 August 1995, it is doubtful that those involved in the game, either directly or at a distance, could have conceived of the salaries which some players are taking home 25 years on.

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