The soccer star, who led Real Madrid's Champions League title squad, made $93 million in the past year-$58 million from his soccer salary and $35 million from endorsements. "Nothing is impossible", said Ronaldo, whose contract with real Madrid expires in June 2021.
Virat Kohli marks India after Champions Trophy win over Pakistan
Besides Umesh, Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja had two wickets apeice, while Bhuvneshwar provided the first breakthrough. Incoming batsman Yuvraj Singh , true to his reputation, started thrashing Pakistani bowlers all around.
LeBron James leap frogged Lionel Messi ($80M) to become the second highest paid athlete this year, pulling in a total of $86.2 million. Messi ranked third with $80 million in earnings, while Roger Federer ($64 million) and Golden State Warriors free agent-signee Kevin Durant ($60.6) rounded out the top five. The Cleveland Cavaliers star earned an estimated $20 million more than Ronaldo off the court, with $55 million in income from endorsement deals and appearances. The top five remained the same from past year with only James and Messi swapping places.
Basketball dominates with a record 32 NBA players among the top 100, up from 18 in 2016, followed by baseball with 22, American football with 15 and football with nine. The 40-year-old boxer retired in late 2015 and has not fought since, though a potential "super-match" with UFC star Conor McGregor is now in the works.