Sports has come a long way in being a global phenomenon. Apart from the regular national and international events, the club sports have truly come a long way. Sportsmen get paid well. The top 10 highest-paid athletes in the world in 2016 are:
He is the world’s most popular footballer with an annual salary running close to $88 million in the form of salary, winnings, and endorsements. He has over 200 million social media followers to boast of.