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Forbes Release Top 20 Highest-Paid Males Athletes In The World For 2020

Forbes Release Top 20 Highest-Paid Males Athletes In The World For 2020

Roger Federer has pipped Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to become the world's highest-paid male athlete for 2020.

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Forbes have revealed their world's highest-paid male athletes for 2020 with the Swiss tennis superstar crowned No.1 for the first time.

Federer, 38, earned a whopping $106.3 million with Ronaldo and Messi earning $105 million and $104 million, respectively.

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Neymar, LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Tiger Woods, Kirk Cousins and Carson Wentz make up the top ten.

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Tyson Fury, Lewis Hamilton, Conor McGregor and Anthony Joshua also earned a spot in the top 20.

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Forbes' top 20 highest-paid male athletes in the world for 2020:

1. Roger Federer (Tennis) - $106.3m

2. Cristiano Ronaldo (Football) - $105m

3. Lionel Messi (Football) - $104m

4. Neymar (Football) - $95.5m

5. LeBron James (Basketball) - $88.2m

6. Stephen Curry (Basketball) - $74.4m

7. Kevin Durant (Basketball) - $63.9m

8. Tiger Woods (Golf) - $62.3m

9. Kirk Cousins (American football) - $60.5m

10. Carson Wentz (American football) - $59.1m

11. Tyson Fury (Boxing) - $57m

11. Russell Westbrook (Basketball) - $57m

13. Lewis Hamilton (Racing driver) - $54m

14. Rory McIlroy (Golf) - $52m

15. Jared Goff (American football) - $49m

16. Conor McGregor (MMA) - $48m

17. James Harden (Basketball) - $47.8m

18. Giannis Antetokounmpo (Basketball) - $47.6m

19. Anthony Joshua (Boxing) - $47m

20. Deontay Wilder (Boxing) - $46.5m

Topics: Forbes, Conor Mcgregor, Tyson Fury, Football, Neymar, Lionel Messi, Anthony Joshua, Boxing, NBA, UFC, Deontay Wilder, MMA, Cristiano Ronaldo

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He's a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He's also an avid Bristol City fan.

 

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