Here are the highest-paid athletes in the world

Forbes released their list of the highest-paid athletes for 2017, and Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo and Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star LeBron James lead the pack!

The list was tweeted by ESPN’s sports business reporter Darren Rovell. The top 10 highest-paid athletes according to the Forbes list features four NBA players.

Check out the tweet here:

Cristiano Ronaldo is at the top of the list with total earnings of $93 million, from salary and endorsements. LeBron, on the other hand, is at $86.2 million, while another soccer star, Lionel Messi, is at $80 million.

Meanwhile, Lewis Hamilton is the only Formula One racer in the top 10, at $46 million.

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