20 Richest Sports Stars…You’ll Never Believe Who Tops The List

Sports is all about hard work and how to utilize your skills and ability to translate them into victory. And it isn’t a secret that the one who reigns supreme is the one who gets to take home the biggest paycheck. More than that, those who are blessed with good looks and incredible charm are able to bag bigger paycheck for brand endorsements. So, who made it to the highest echelons of this money-making business?

Here they are:

1. Lionel Messi


Net Worth: $180 Million

The highest paid soccer player on the planet took home a staggering amount of $180 million coming from his annual base salary of $14.7 million from 2013-2014 and endorsement deals worth $30 million.