Swiss tennis player, Roger Federer has positioned in front of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in late rich rundown discharged by Forbes.
The eminent magazine made this known after their arrival of 2020 rich rundown on Friday, May 30, 2020.
Roger Federer had the option to rise as world’s most generously compensated competitor just because after Covid-19 pandemic activated pay cuts for Messi and Ronaldo.
The tennis nerd, proprietor of a men’s record 20 Grand Slam singles titles, earned $106.3m (£86.3m) over the most recent a year, including $100m (£81.2m) by means of supports, to climb four places and become the principal player from his game to top the rundown.
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In the mean time, soccer players; C.Ronaldo (£85.3m), Messi (£84.5m), Neymar (£77.6m) and American b-ball player LeBron James (£71.6m) balanced the main five.
“The coronavirus pandemic triggered salary cuts for soccer stars Messi and Ronaldo, clearing the way for a tennis player to rank as the world’s highest-paid athlete for the first time,” said Kurt Badenhausen, senior editor at Forbes.
“Roger Federer is the perfect pitchman for companies, resulting in an unparalleled endorsement portfolio of blue-chip brands worth $100m a year for the tennis great.”