Of the 10 highest paid players in the world, 4 play soccer, 1 is involved in a combat sport. This ESPN graphic highlights the creme de la creme, the athletes pulling top dollar in their respective disciplines.
The usual suspects are there—the Brady’s, the Bryant’s the Manning’s and a whole host of MLB players who basically get paid to stand around for 3-4 hours a day.
The most intriguing might be 12 and 13. Who knew Formula One was so lucrative?
ESPN actually broke this down sport-by-sport so definitely click over, if only, to see the third highest paid player in the NBA. HINT: he hasn’t played a single minute since 2012.