Top 10 Worlds Richest Sportsperson of 2010

4 Dec

Sports Illustrated website SI.com has released the list of top 10 Worlds Richest Athletes of 2010. Here it goes the list. The earning shown are from July 2009 to June 2010.
1. Tiger WoodsDespite of the troubling life due to sex scandals Tiger Woods is still the world’s richest sportsperson. Tiger Woods is yet to win a tournament in 2010 but still he is at No.1. The world’s top golfer earned over $90 millions in winning & in endorsements from July 2009 to June 2010.
2. Roger FedererAlthough Roger Federer might have moved to #2 in Tennis Official ranking but he is still at #2 in richest Sportsperson of 2010. Roger Federer earned $61 million during the year.
3. Lionel Messi

Argentina was out in the quarter final of 2010 World Cup but you can’t mess up with Messi. He is at No.3 spot with an earning of over $44 million during the calender year.
4. David Beckham

The England Footballer David Beckham is still at No 4 spot making a revenue of over $40 millions.
5. Cristiano Ronaldo

Another Football player makes on to top 10 listing with $40 million earning is Cristiano Ronaldo. He plays for Real Madrid and Portugal.
6. Manny Pacquiao

Down there at No 6 is Philippines famous Boxer Manny Pacquiao with an earning of $38 million.
7. Ichiro Suzuki
Ichiro Suzuki
Ichiro Suzuki makes at No 7 with an earning of $38 million. Ichiro Suzuki is an Baseball player who plays for Japan.
8. Valentino Rossi
Italy’s famous F1 racer Valentino Rossi is at No 8 spot with an earning of $35 million in the current year.
9. Yao Ming

Yao Ming from China the Basketball player makes his way into No 9 richest sports person in the world for 2010. He has made a revenue just close to $35 millions.
10. Rafael NadalRafael Nadal currently the No 1 Tennis Player from Spain with an revenue of $27 million is at No 10 spot. Rafael Nadal might be moving up in the list for the upcoming year.
Also in announcement is richest women athlete was Maria Sharapova with an revenue of $20 million over the year.

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