Lionel Messi has overwhelmed Cristiano Ronaldo to be named the highest-paid sports activities star, in response to the Forbes record.
The Barcelona star earned $127m (£99.8m) during the last 12 months: $92m in wage and winnings and $35m in endorsements, in response to the American enterprise journal.
Juventus and Portugal striker Ronaldo earned $109m (£85.6m), with Paris Saint-Germain’s Neymar third with $105m (£82.5m).
Mexican boxer Canelo Alvarez is fourth on the record with $94m (£73.8m), whereas Roger Federer was in fifth place on $93.4m (£73.3m).
Serena Williams was the one feminine athlete within the high 100, in 63rd place with $29.2m (£22.9m).
Lewis Hamilton and Anthony Joshua had been the highest-placed Britons, sitting at joint-13th on $55m (£43.2m).
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba was the highest-earning Premier League star, his $33m (£25.9m) placing him in 44th place.
However there was no place within the high 100 for final yr’s highest earner, Floyd Mayweather.
Forbes’ 10 highest-paid athletes on the earth in 2019:
1 Lionel Messi – $127m (£99.8m)
2 Cristiano Ronaldo – $109m (£85.6m)
three Neymar – $105m (£82.5m)
four Canelo Alvarez – $94m (£73.8m),
5 Roger Federer – 93.4million (£73.3m)
6 Russell Wilson – $89.5m (£70.3m)
7 Aaron Rodgers – $89.3m (£70.1m)
eight LeBron James – $89m (£69.9m)
9 Stephen Curry – $79.8m (£62.7m)
10 Kevin Durant – $65.4m (£51.3m)