25 of September. Forbes magazine has included the Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova the top 20 richest athletes of the decade.
Rating is given on the official website of the magazine.
Over the past 10 years, 28-year-old athlete has earned over $ 250 million. In the top-20 Maria Sharapova takes 18th place.
Top 20 richest athletes in the world, Maria Sharapova, Tiger Woods, the top 20 richest athletes decade
In the first place in the list of American golfer Tiger Woods (over the last 10 years, he has earned $ 845 million). In second place boxer Floyd Mayweather (over the last 10 years, he has earned $ 660 million). The third-ranked basketball player Kobe Bryant (his income for the past 10 years amounted to $ 475 million).
The top ten also settled: basketball player LeBron James (his income for the past 10 years amounted to $ 472 million), golfer Phil Mickelson (with an income of $ 468 million), tennis player Roger Federer (income of $ 455 million), footballer David Beckham (income of $ 441 million), the boxer Manny Pacquiao (income of $ 432 million), footballer Cristiano Ronaldo (income of $ 407 million) and Lionel Messi (income of $ 350 million).