These are the highest paid athletes of 2020

After this year there were many changes in terms of money for the COVID-19 pandemic, there were several movements in the list of highest paid athletes of 2020; being Roger Federer who heads it.

Forbes released the list of 100 athletes who had better income, being the footballers Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, who held the top position for several years; however, everything changed for them this year.

In the ranking of 100 athletes only appears Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez in 30th place, who surprisingly generated $ 37 million with just one fight in the year, which was on December 19, where he defeated the British Callum Smith.

The list of the highest paid Athletes of 2020

  1. Roger Federer
    Earnings: $ 106.3 million
    Sponsorships: $ 100 million
    Salary / awards: $ 6.3 million
    Citizenship: Switzerland
  2. Cristiano Ronaldo
    Earnings: $ 105 million
    Sponsorships: $ 45 million
    Salary / awards: $ 60 million
    Citizenship: Portugal
  3. Lionel Messi
    Earnings: $ 104 million
    Sponsorships: $ 32 million
    Salary / awards: $ 72 million
    Citizenship: Argentina
  4. Neymar
    Earnings: $ 95.5 million
    Sponsorships: $ 25 million
    Salary / awards: $ 70.5 million
    Citizenship: Brazil
  5. LeBron James
    Earnings: $ 88.2 million
    Sponsorships: $ 60 million
    Salary / awards: $ 28.2 million
    Citizenship: United States
  6. Stephen Curry
    Earnings: $ 74.4 million
    Sponsorships: $ 44 million
    Salary / awards: $ 30.4 million
    Citizenship: United States
  7. Kevin Durant
    Earnings: $ 63.9 million
    Sponsorships: $ 35 million
    Salary / awards: $ 28.9 million
    Citizenship: United States
  8. Tiger Woods
    Earnings: $ 62.3 million
    Sponsorships: $ 60 million
    Salary / awards: $ 2.3 million
    Citizenship: United States
  9. Kirk Cousins
    Earnings: $ 60.5 million
    Sponsorships: $ 2.5 million
    Salary / awards: $ 58 million
    Citizenship: United States
  10. Carson Wentz
    Earnings: $ 59.1 million
    Sponsorships: $ 4 million
    Salary / awards: $ 55.1 million
    Citizenship: United States

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