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/ 2 days ago

Ronaldo tops highest-paid athlete list: Where is Lionel Messi?

Forbes has crowned Cristiano Ronaldo the wealthiest athlete in sports, surpassing his arch-rival Lionel Messi. After a year of dominating his sports competition, the Saudi Pro League standout has been crowned the highest-paid athlete in the world for 2024. According to Forbes, Ronaldo has set a new record for soccer players with his projected total […]

Business of Soccer

/ 219 days ago

Saudi Pro League players dominate annual Forbes money list

The Saudi Pro League has an awful lot of money to spend on players. A summer window in which they spent heavily to recruit some of the globe's biggest stars has influenced the wealth scale in the sport. The annual World’s Highest-Paid Soccer Players list by Forbes was released on Friday. This year's table predictably […]

Chelsea

/ 229 days ago

Fiorentina owner wealthier than Chelsea's Boehly, Forbes reveal

The number of soccer teams owned by Americans has skyrocketed. Many American investors own teams throughout Europe, from the minor leagues to the top leagues. In recent weeks, rumors have circulated that 777 Partners, a private equity group based in the United States, is actively pursuing a purchase of Everton. In fact, US owners' influence […]

Business of Soccer

/ 383 days ago

Ronaldo back atop Forbes' highest paid athlete list

Cristiano Ronaldo has moved back to the top of the world's highest paid athlete list by Forbes. The Portugal international's switch to Saudi Arabian side Al Nassr helped bump him up to regain the top spot. Ronaldo was previously third in the American business magazine's 2022 rankings. He last finished atop of the list in […]

Cristiano Ronaldo

/ 591 days ago

Kylian Mbappé leads Forbes list of highest-paid soccer players

Kylian Mbappé overtook Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as the highest-paid soccer player on the planet, according to Forbes. The annual list claims the French superstar earns about $128 million for the current campaign. The staggering total is the company’s record for their annual list. Mbappé just signed a massive new contract early this summer. […]