Indian cricket captain Kohli has scored another rare feat. The list of 100 athletes who have received the highest salaries has been announced by the latest Forbes company.Kohli is the only player to have been chosen from India in this list.
Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo (Portuguese) topped the list with 93 million dollars. American basketball player LeBron James ($ 86.2 million), Argentine football player Lionel Messi (Argentina, $ 80 million), Swiss giant Roger Federer (64 million dollars) and Kevin Durant (US). India’s Kohli is ranked 89th with 22 million dollars.
Kohli, who has earned three million dollars, has received over 19 million dollars from advertising and other contracts. One of the top-100 athletes announced by Forbes was only one woman. American Serena Williams ranked 51th with $ 27 million.
These ranks have been taken into consideration for the amount received by the players during the last twelve months, organizers said. Players from 21 countries have been ranked on this list. This is the second time Ronaldo is in the top
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