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Kohli Only Indian in Latest Forbes' 100 Highest-paid Athletes List; No Woman Finds Place

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New Delhi: Virat Kohli is the only Indian who makes the cut in the list of the world’s highest-paid athletes according to Forbes. The India skipper is placed 83 on the list. He is shown to have a salary/winning of $4m and endorsements worth $20m. Kohli was ranked at 89 in the 2017 list which was topped by Ronaldo. Last year, Kohli’s earning through salary and winnings was $3 million while brand endorsements earned him $19 million. Boxing champ Floyd Mayweather and football legend Lionel Messi head the charts. As per the list, the top-100 athletes hail from a total of 22 countries and compete across 11 sporting disciplines. Close on the heels of Messi is another football legend, Cristiano Ronaldo. Mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor and Brazilian footballer Neymar complete the top-5 list.