There has been no impact on the earnings of the players because of the corona, during this time also the players have earned a lot. Forbes has released a list of the top 10 players who have earned the most in the last year. Forbes Magazine has released the list of Highest Paid Athletes or in other words, the highest-grossing sportsperson of the year 2021.
Ireland’s veteran mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Conor McGregor has become the highest-grossing athlete in the world. On Wednesday (May 12), the prestigious magazine Forbes released the list of the highest-grossing top-10 athletes. McGregor overtook the charismatic footballer Leonel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Roger Federer on the all-time great tennis players list. McGregor was ranked 16 last year. McGregor earned Rs 1325 crore this year.
Lionel Messi is in second place in the 2021 list. He has earned $ 130 million (about Rs 956.65 crore) in the last 12 months. Of this, only 33 million dollars (about 242.81 crore rupees) have been achieved through advertising.
Last year, Argentina’s Messi was third. At that time his names were 104 million dollars (about 765 crores). He was behind Ronaldo. This time he beat his biggest competitor Ronaldo of Portugal. Ronaldo has earned $ 120 million (about Rs 882.94 crore) this time. Of these, $ 50 million (about 367.89 crore rupees) was achieved through advertising.
Federer, who finished first last year, has slipped to seventh place this time. He earned $ 90 million (about Rs 662.19 crore) in these 12 months. The last time he earned $ 106.3 million (about Rs 802 crore). This year ahead of Federer are McGregor, Messi, Ronaldo, America’s Dac Prescott ($ 107.5 million), America’s LeBron James ($ 96.5 million), Brazilian footballer Neymar ($ 95 million). Other players in the top-10 are Lewis Hamilton (8th place, $ 82 million), Tom Brady (9th place, $ 76 million) and Kevin Durant (10th place, $ 75 million).
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