The World’s Richest Athletes

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5. Stephen Curry
> Total earnings from May 2021 to May 2022: $92.8 million
> Earnings split: On-the-field: $45.8 million; Off-the-field: $47 million
> Sport: Basketball
> Team: Golden State Warriors
> Country: United States

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4. Neymar
> Total earnings from May 2021 to May 2022: $95 million
> Earnings split: On-the-field: $70 million; Off-the-field: $25 million
> Sport: Soccer
> Team: Paris Saint-Germain
> Country: Brazil

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3. Cristiano Ronaldo
> Total earnings from May 2021 to May 2022: $115 million
> Earnings split: On-the-field: $60 million; Off-the-field: $55 million
> Sport: Soccer
> Team: Manchester United
> Country: Portugal

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2. LeBron James
> Total earnings from May 2021 to May 2022: $121.2 million
> Earnings split: On-the-field: $41.2 million; Off-the-field: $80 million
> Sport: Basketball
> Team: Los Angeles Lakers
> Country: United States

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1. Lionel Messi
> Total earnings from May 2021 to May 2022: $130 million
> Earnings split: On-the-field: $75 million; Off-the-field: $55 million
> Sport: Soccer
> Team: Paris Saint-Germain
> Country: Argentina

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