LeBron James was the highest paid athlete in the world last year

The Sportico portal has revealed the athletes who received the most money during the last 12 months, and the star forward of Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA, LeBron Jamesled the list over other brilliant athletes.

James, who played his nineteenth season in the best basketball in the world, at the age of 37, had earnings of $127 milliontaking into account his salary with the Lakers, as well as earnings from endorsements and exploitation of his image.

The 4-time NBA champion, 4 times MVP of the leaguea 4-time Finals MVP and 18-time All-Star, earned the most money in his nearly 20 years in the competition.

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In second place was the footballer Lionel Messi, a player for Paris Saint Germain of the French Ligue i, with not insignificant earnings, which amounted to $122 millionleader among footballers.

Saul ‘Canelo’ AlvarezMexican boxer, considered among the best pound for pound in the world, was in third place, and being the highest paid among boxers, with 89 million dollars.

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Roger Federer was the one who earned the most money during the last year of competition among tennis players, with 85.7 million dollars, this being the eighth highest figure among the top 10 places.

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