Top 5 Highest-Paid Sportsmen

Everyone wants to achieve but, only a few can get to their destination after all the hard work; can not say about luck but, you can rely on your karma. It always pays off.

Here are the richest, and highest-paid sportsmen from all around the world who have proved themselves and play the role of an inspiration for others:

Conor McGregor

Conor Anthony McGregor was born on July 14, 1988, in Dublin, Ireland. He is a professional MMA player (mixed martial art) from Ireland. He has many MMA records by his side. Mixed Martial Art’s highest-earning pay-per-view has been Conor Anthony.

In his debut match, in professional boxing, he was defeated by Floyd Mayweather Jr. A total of 4.3 million pay-per-views were sold in North America for the match and that is regarded as the second-highest in the history of combat sports. In his match with Khabib Nurmagomedov, the number of pay-per-views sold was 2.4 million, and it is the highest one for the mixed martial arts event.

Conor used to play football in his teen, and at the age of twelve, he was introduced to boxing as a way to defend himself from the bullies, and very soon he started training for the mixed martial arts.

He has been listed as one of the highest-paid athlete by Forbes for the year 2021, and his estimated net worth is $180 million. Earlier in 2018, he was listed as that one of the highest-paid Mixed Martial Art player.

Lionel Messi

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Lionel Messi, a name that rules the world of soccer was born in Argentina on June 24, 1987. He is a professional football player from Argentina and plays from the forward position. Lionel Messi is considered one of the best players in the world. He has six Ballon d’Or awards by his side.

At the age of four, he joined a local football club, and his father used to guide him. Lionel Messi had spent a long period with the Barcelona team and there he won club record trophies and which included seven Copa del Rey titles, ten La Liga titles, and four Union of European Football Association titles. Lionel Messi has a record of winning six European Golden Shoes. He holds the record for the highest international goals in La Liga with a goal score of 474.

The man has magic in his shoes, which makes his millions of fans go crazy for him. Lionel Messi has made his mark by scoring 750 goals for a club and the country and is the highest one by a player for a single club.

He has a net worth of approx. $600 million.

Cristiano Ronaldo

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If you want some kind of motivation Cristiano Ronaldo is the perfect one for that. From having toy cars in his childhood to having the most luxurious cars in reality from his devotion and hard work.

Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, born in Portugal on February 5, 1985. He is a Portuguese professional footballer and plays as a forward player for the club Manchester United in the Premier League and is the captain of the Portugal National team. Cristiano Ronaldo is the five times winner of Ballon d’Or awards and also European Golden Shoes four times and that is the highest one by any of the European players.

Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 790 goals in his senior career goal for the country. He spent his childhood in the poverty but the passion he had to live his life on his terms brought him here. Ronaldo in an interview once said that in his school times one of his teachers said to focus more on studies football will give nothing but now the whole world knows what he has.

Cristiano Ronaldo is estimated at $1 billion and he also has his brand named CR7.

Dak Prescott

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Rayne Dakota Prescott is an American football player born in Louisiana on July 29, 1993. He plays quarterback for the team Dallas Cowboys in the NFL (National Football League). He gained the eyes with the tremendous on-field performance while playing for the Dallas Cowboys. Dak Prescott has set many records in the quarterback and was also named as the National Football Offensive Rookie of the year, along with a Pro Bowl selection.

Earlier in 2016 on the sixth week, he broke the record of the most consecutive pass attempts by making 176 attempts which were earlier on the name of Tom Brady with 162 attempts. He is the first one from the Dallas Cowboys quarterback in history to wear the jersey number four.

He wears jersey number four as a tribute to his mother as her birthday falls on September 4. Dak Prescott also made it to the 14th position on the National Football League Top 100 Players in the year 2017 and was also named for the PFWA All-Rookie Team, he is the second quarterback from the Dallas Cowboys to receive the awards.

The net worth of Ryan Dakota Prescott is estimated to be $160 million.

LeBron James

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LeBron Raymone James Sr. is a professional American basketball player born in Akron, Ohio on December 30, 1984. He plays for the team Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is considered as one of the best players in the history of the National Basketball Association and he is compared to Michael Jordan for the debates over the best player ever.

LeBron James is also known as the “King James”. He is the only player to win the National Basketball Association championship with three different franchises that are the Lakers, the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the Miami Heat. Adding into his journey for the debate over the best player, LeBron has two Olympic gold medals, four NBA Finals MVP awards. He also holds the record for the all-time playoff point. Making it a record, he has been selected by National Basketball Association seventeen times.

LeBron is four times NBA champion for the years 2012, 2013, 2016, and 2020. He continued to be NBA All-Star 17 times from 2005 to 2021. In 2017 he has also won the J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award.

He has a net worth of approx. $850 million and his contract with the Lakers makes him the fifth highest-paid player.

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