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Forbes' list of world’s highest-paid athletes

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 51: MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 24: Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates at match point in his Men's Semi Final match against Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece during day 11 of the 2019 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 24, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images); PEBBLE BEACH, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 10: Tiger Woods of the United States chips to a green during a practice round prior to the 2019 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach Golf Links on June 10, 2019 in Pebble Beach, California. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images); ALLIANZ STADIUM, TURIN, ITALY - 2019/03/12: Cristiano Ronaldo of Juventus FC in action during UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second leg football match between Juventus FC and Club Atletico de Madrid. Juventus FC won 3-0 over Club Atletico de Madrid. (Photo by Nicolò Campo/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Forbes has released its list of the world’s highest-paid athletes for 2019. The list features 100 players from 25 countries and 10 sports and the “pay” is the sum total of their salary/winnings and endorsements. Here is a countdown to the top 50 names, which include Rafael Nadal, Tiger Woods and Cristiano Ronaldo.

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