Cristiano Ronaldo recognized as the highest earning athlete in the world


Криштиану Роналду признан самым зарабатывающим спортсменом в мире

Forbes experts presented a new rating of the most vysokozastyvayuschih athletes period 1 June 2015 to 1 June 2016. For the first time in the history list, the leading position it took the football player, whom was Cristiano Ronaldo.

Assessment of income of the player of football club “real Madrid”, in the period, his wallet up to 88 million dollars. It should be noted that a large portion of Cristiano brought not a profession, and participation in various promotions and campaigns ($46 million).

Behind Ronaldo their income can boast of his arch-rival Lionel Messi. Over the year, Messi has brought to their family budget of 81.4 million dollars.

Only in the ranking of the 100 most vysokozastyvayuschih athletes, contained the names of 98 male and only two female tennis players Serena Williams ($28.9 million) on the 40 place and Maria Sharapova (21,9 million dollars) in ‘ 88.