World's Top Paid Athlete for 2014
Each year since 2004, Sports Illustrated Magazine's have published the Fortunate 50 (top paid US athletes) and the International 20 (top paid other athletes). It made sense to combine these two and create the World 10.
We have combined the 2014 Fortunate 50 and the 2014 International 20 lists to give you the top 10 paid athletes in the world in 2014 according to Sports Illustrated. Compare this list to the Forbes 2014 Top Paid Athletes List, a similar list done in the same time period.
Earning totals are based on salary, winnings, endorsements and appearance fees.
|1||Floyd Mayweather Jr.||USA||Boxing||$105.0|
|6||Aaron Rogers||USA||American Football||$45.8|
|9.||Fernando Alonso||Spain||Auto Racing||$41.0|
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