The World’s Richest Athletes

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35. Kylian Mbappé
> Total earnings from May 2021 to May 2022: $43 million
> Earnings split: On-the-field: $28 million; Off-the-field: $15 million
> Sport: Soccer
> Team: Paris Saint-Germain
> Country: France

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34. John Wall
> Total earnings from May 2021 to May 2022: $44.8 million
> Earnings split: On-the-field: $44.3 million; Off-the-field: $500,000
> Sport: Basketball
> Team: Los Angeles Clippers
> Country: United States

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33. Mohamed Salah
> Total earnings from May 2021 to May 2022: $45 million
> Earnings split: On-the-field: $27 million; Off-the-field: $18 million
> Sport: Soccer
> Team: Liverpool
> Country: Egypt

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31. Serena Williams
> Total earnings from May 2021 to May 2022: $45.3 million
> Earnings split: On-the-field: $300,000; Off-the-field: $45 million
> Sport: Tennis
> Team: N/A
> Country: United States

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31. Phil Mickelson
> Total earnings from May 2021 to May 2022: $45.3 million
> Earnings split: On-the-field: $3.3 million; Off-the-field: $42 million
> Sport: Golf
> Team: N/A
> Country: United States

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