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Federer is the world's highest-paid athlete, says Forbes

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

Roger Federer is the world's highest-paid athlete for 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic knocked soccer's Lionel Messi off top spot, according to the annual Forbes list released on Friday.
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Forbes release top 10 highest paid male athletes in world for 2020 with Federer earning mega £86M just ahead of Ronaldo

Forbes release top 10 highest paid male athletes in world for 2020 with Federer earning mega £86M just ahead of Ronaldo

1 month ago   |   By The Irish Sun

ROGER FEDERER has become the first tennis player ever to top Forbes' list of the world's highest-paid male athletes.
The American lifestyle magazine revealed that the Swiss legend had leapfrogged football icons, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
The World Number Four's ascent to top of the rich list for the first time in his career was partly made possible by the fact that the coronavirus pandemic has halted all major sports.
Both Ronaldo and Messi have seen massive salary cuts as the collective gross of wealth across Forbes' annual list is down nine per cent from 2019.
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Roger Federer pips Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to world's highest paid athlete

Roger Federer pips Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to world's highest paid athlete

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Federer was top of the pile ahead of Messi and Ronaldo
Roger Federer has been crowned as the highest-paid athlete in the world for the first time, pipping Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to top spot.
Federer, the world No. 4 from Switzerland, has become the first tennis player to top the list, assembled by Forbes, since its inception in 1990.
He moved from fifth in the 2019 rankings to No. 1 by earning a whopping $106.3million in the past 12 months.
Fellow tennis player Naomi Osaka - 29th on the list - had already been confirmed as the highest paid female athlete.
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