From ruling hearts to making millions of dollars the sports community has seen it all. With few athletes repeating the history of making millions to new ones getting added to the club. Let's take a look.
With the highest single-year earnings of $300 million, 'Money Mayweather' is an all-time GOAT. He earned a quarter of a billion dollars in one night for his fight against Manny Pacquiao.
The Irishman is another athlete who earned a whopping $180 million earnings in a year. His earnings through fights and his Proper No. 12 whiskey brand altogether made him earn a big shot.
Woods, an American professional golfer, ranking second in men's major championships had the highest single-year earnings of $109.6 million.
Federer was ranked world No. 1 by the Association of Tennis Professionals and earned around $106.3 million in a single year through his endorsement income deals with brands like Mercedes-Benz, Rolex, Wilson, Credit Suisse, Moet, and Uniqlo.
The Filipino legend and the greatest boxer of all time, Pacquiao, earned $160 million in a single year.
The Argentine professional footballer who plays for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain made $100 million for four consecutive years (2018, 2019, 2020, 2021) with the highest single year standing at $130 million.
Prescott who is an American football quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League made a whopping single-year earning of $107.5 million in 2021.
CR7, who is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Premier League club Manchester United and captains the Portugal national team earned above $100 million for four consecutive years (2018, 2019, 2020, 2021) with his highest single year earning at $120 million.
Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, is a Brazilian professional footballer. PSG and Brazil superstar earned his highest single year earning of $105 million in 2019.