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Forbes reveals list of world’s highest paid athletes

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 51: MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 28:  Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates winning the championship point in his men's singles final match against Marin Cilic of Croatia on day 14 of the 2018 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 28, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by XIN LI/Getty Images)

BARCELONA, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 19: Lionel Andres Messi of FC Barcelona looks during the La Liga 2017-18 match between FC Barcelona and SD Eibar at Camp Nou on 19 September 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Power Sport Images/Getty Images)


OAKLAND, CA - MAY 26: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors reacts before game against the Houston Rockets before Game Six of the Western Conference Finals during the 2018 NBA Playoffs on May 26, 2018 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2018 NBAE (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Forbes has released its list of the world's highest-paid athletes for 2018. The list features 100 players from 22 countries and 11 sports. Here is a countdown to the top 50, which includes Roger Federer, Lionel Messi and Stephen Curry.   

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