Forbes just released the list of top paid athletes in the world.
This is an astonishing list of amazing athletes. There are many future hall of famers in this list, not to mention very entertaining to watch.
Here are the 50 highest paid athletes of 2015:
50. Joe Mauer
Joseph “Joe” Patrick Mauer is an American professional baseball player.
49. Joe Johnson
Joe Marcus Johnson is an American professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association.
48. Prince Fielder
Prince Semien Fielder is an American professional baseball first baseman and designated hitter for the Texas Rangers of Major League Baseball.
47. Serena Williams
Serena Jameka Williams is an American professional tennis player who is ranked No. 1 in women’s singles tennis.
46. Blake Griffin
Blake Austin Griffin is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association.
45. Sergio Aguero
Sergio Leonel Agüero Del Castillo, nicknamed Kun Agüero, is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a striker for English club Manchester City and the Argentina national team
44. Amar’e Stoudemire
Amar’e Carsares Stoudemire is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association.
42. Cliff Lee
Clifton Phifer “Cliff” Lee is an American professional baseball starting pitcher who is a free agent.
41. Dwight Howard
Dwight David Howard is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association.
40. Ryan Howard
Ryan James Howard is an American professional baseball first baseman for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball.
39. Albert Pujols
José Alberto Pujols Alcántara, better known as Albert Pujols, is a Dominican-American first baseman for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of Major League Baseball.
38. Radamel Falcao
Radamel Falcao García Zárate, also known as Radamel Falcao, or simply Falcao, is a Colombian professional footballer who plays as a striker for English club Chelsea, on loan from French club Monaco, and captain of the Colombia national team.
37. Chris Paul
Christopher Emmanuel Paul is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association.
36. Gerald McCoy
Gerald Keith McCoy Jr. is an American football defensive tackle for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League.
35. Wayne Rooney
Wayne Mark Rooney is an English professional footballer who plays for and captains both Manchester United and the England national team.
34. Clayton Kershaw
Clayton Edward Kershaw is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball.
33. Kimi Raikkonenr
Kimi-Matias Räikkönen, nicknamed “The Ice Man”, is a Finnish racing driver currently driving for Ferrari in Formula One.
32. Peyton Manning
Peyton Williams Manning is an American football quarterback for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League.
31. Dwayne Wade
30. Robinson Cano
Robinson José Canó Mercedes is a Dominican-American professional baseball second baseman for the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball.
29. J.J. Watt
28. James Rodriguez
James David Rodríguez Rubio, known as James Rodríguez, is a Colombian professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Colombia national team as an attacking midfielder or winger.
27. Carson Palmer
Carson Hilton Palmer is an American football quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League.
26. Maria Sharapova
Maria Yuryevna Sharapova is a Russian professional tennis player, who is ranked world No. 4 by the Women’s Tennis Association.
25. Carmelo Anthony
Carmelo Kyam Anthony is an American professional basketball player for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association.
Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, commonly known as Neymar or Neymar Jr., is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Brazil national team as a forward or winger, and is also the captain of the national team.
23. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Mahendra Singh Dhoni is an Indian cricketer and the current captain of the Indian national cricket team in limited-overs formats.
22. Rafael Nadal
Rafael “Rafa” Nadal Parera is a Spanish professional tennis player currently ranked world No. 5.
21. Sebastian Vettel
Sebastian Vettel is a German racing driver, currently driving in Formula One for Scuderia Ferrari.
20. Derrick Rose
Derrick Martell Rose is an American professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association.
19. Jon Lester
Jonathan Tyler Lester is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball.
18. Gareth Bale
Gareth Frank Bale is a Welsh professional footballer who plays as a winger for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Wales national team.
17. Fernando Alonso
Fernando Alonso Díaz audio is a Spanish Formula One racing driver and a double World Champion who is currently racing for McLaren-Honda.
16. Ndamukong Suh
15. Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton, MBE is a British Formula One racing driver from England, currently racing for the Mercedes AMG Petronas team. He is the 2008, 2014 and 2015 Formula One World Champion.
14. Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Zlatan Ibrahimović is a Swedish professional footballer who plays as a striker for French club Paris Saint-Germain and the Sweden national team for which he is captain.
13. Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic is a Serbian professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No. 1 in men’s singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals.
12. Rory McIlroy
Rory McIlroy, MBE is a Northern Irish professional golfer who is a member of both the European and PGA Tours. He was world number one in the Official World Golf Ranking for 95 weeks.
11. Ben Roethlisberger
Benjamin Todd “Ben” Roethlisberger, Sr., nicknamed Big Ben, is an American football quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League.
10. Kobe Bryant
Kobe Bean Bryant is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association.
9. Tiger Woods
Eldrick Tont “Tiger” Woods is an American professional golfer who is among the most successful golfers of all time. He has been one of the highest-paid athletes in the world for several years.
8. Phil Mickelson
Philip Alfred Mickelson is an American professional golfer. He has won 42 events on the PGA Tour, including five major championships: three Masters titles, a PGA Championship, and an Open Championship.
7. Kevin Durant
Kevin Wayne Durant is an American professional basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association. He has played the small forward position for the Thunder, formerly the Seattle SuperSonics.
6. Lebron James
LeBron Raymone James is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association. He has started at the small forward and power forward positions.
5. Roger Federer
Roger Federer born 8 August 1981 is a Swiss professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No. 3 by the Association of Tennis Professionals. Many commentators and players regard Federer as the greatest tennis player of all time.
4. Lionel Messi
Lionel Andrés “Leo” Messi is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Barcelona and the Argentina national team.
3. Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro GOIH, known as Cristiano Ronaldo, is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national team. He is a forward and serves as captain for Portugal.
2. Manny Pacquiao
Emmanuel “Manny” Dapidran Pacquiao, PLH, is a Filipino world champion professional boxer. At 32 he was elected to the Philippine House of Representatives. He has also been involved in basketball, acting, and singing.
1. Floyd Mayweather
Floyd Joy Mayweather, Jr. is an American retired professional boxer. Undefeated as a professional and a five-division world champion, Mayweather won twelve world titles and the lineal championship in four different weight classes.
Who was your favorite athlete to watch this year? Leave your thoughts in the comment section below!
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Think & Grow Rich: The Legacy Film
We have some incredible news for you. For the first time in history, the Napoleon Hill Foundation has granted exclusive rights to Think Rich Films to transform the book, Think and Grow Rich, into a motion picture film, one that will impact another 100 million lives worldwide.
I am excited to announce that I will be featuring in this film alongside Bob Proctor, Lewis Howes, Rob Dyrdek, Barbara Corcoran, Grant Cardone, Darren Hardy, John Lee Dumas and many more incredible thought leaders.
Here’s the new teaser trailer for the film:
As true fans of Think and Grow Rich, we worked for over 3 years, pouring our hearts and souls into creating a film that is a pure representation of the Legacy of this life changing literary masterpiece.
Our guiding light along the way was to remain true to the content and in doing so spark the flame that will ignite a global movement with a powerful message.
The message is that anyone can succeed irrespective of their circumstances. Human potential is not predicated by age, race, gender, education, finance or any other perceived disadvantages.
Join us in Los Angeles on October 14, 2017 for the historical World Premier of Think and Grow Rich: The Legacy a film based on Napoleon Hill’s best selling book, Think and Grow Rich.
Join Us For The Premiere
Saturday October 14, 2017 at Regal L.A. LIVE: A Barco Innovation Center
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Red Carpet: 5:30pm – 6:00pm
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Q & A with Cast: 8:00pm – 8:30pm
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This exclusive VIP event following the Premiere will be private to cast members, producers, director and key individuals who made this film possible.
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