ESPN Magazine objavio je godišnju listu najplaćenijih sportista. Floyd Mayweather Jr. i Manny Pacquiao zgrnuli su bogatstvo svojom borbom 2. maja. Događaj pod nazivom “Borba desetljeća” prodao je 4.4 miliona PPV-a i donijet će ukupni prihod od preko 500 miliona dolara.

Amerikanac je zaradio 250, a Filipinac 150 miliona dolara.

Iza bokserskih superzvijezda smjestili su se nogometaši Lionel Messi i Cristiano Ronaldo. Slijede vozači formule 1 Sebastian Vettel i Fernando Alonso.

1 Floyd Mayweather ——$250M (a)
2 Manny Pacquiao ——- $150M (a)
3 Lionel Messi ——- La Liga/Barcelona $56.3M
4 Cristiano Ronaldo ——– La Liga/Real Madrid $50.2M
5 Sebastian Vettel ——– Formula 1/Ferrari $50M
6 Fernando Alonso ——— Formula 1/McLaren $40M
7 Zlatan Ibrahimović Ligue —– 1/PSG $35.1M
8 Lewis Hamilton Formula —– 1/Mercedes $31M
8 Clayton Kershaw ——— MLB/LA Dodgers $31M
10 Justin Verlander ———– MLB/Detroit Tigers $28M
11 Zack Greinke ——– MLB/LA Dodgers $27M
12 Wayne Rooney ——– EPL/Manchester United $26M
13 Josh Hamilton ———- MLB/Texas Rangers $25M
13 Ryan Howard ——— MLB/Philadelphia Phillies $25M
13 Cliff Lee ——– MLB/Philadelphia Phillies $25M
16 Felix Hernandez ——– MLB/Seattle Mariners $24.9M
17 Albert Pujols ——— MLB/LA Angels $24M
17 Robinson Cano MLB/Seattle Mariners $24M
17 Prince Fielder ——– MLB/Texas Rangers $24M
20 Cole Hamels ———- MLB/Philadelphia Phillies $23.5M
20 Kobe Bryant ———— NBA/LA Lakers $23.5M
22 Amar'e Stoudemire ———- NBA/NY Knicks/Dallas $23.4M
23 Joe Johnson ———-NBA/Brooklyn Nets $23.2M
24 Mark Teixeira ——— MLB/NY Yankees $23.1M
25 Joe Mauer ———-MLB/Minnesota Twins $23M
25 CC Sabathia ———MLB/NY Yankees $23M