India’s only Virat is one of the 100 richest players in the world

Forbes has announced the list of the world’s richest sportsmen, in which Team India captain Virat Kohli is the only Indian to be named in the top-100 players. Virat Kohli is also 89th in this list.

According to Forbes list The World’s Highest Paid Athletes, 28-year-old Kohli received a total of 22 million dollars (about Rs 150 crore) in 2017. In which he earned $ 3 million (about Rs 20 crores), by salary, $ 19 million (about 125 crores) endorsement. In 2017 Virat Kohli earned an estimated $ 1 million in IPL and match fee from IPL Royal Challengers Bangalore. Virat Kohli is one of the highest paid players in the IPL.

In this list of Forbes, footballer Cristiano Ronaldo is at number one place. Last year he earned a total of 93 million dollars (about six billion dollars). Basketball player at the second place is LeBron James, who received a total of 86.2 million dollars (about $ 5 billion 70 million). Third, football player Leonard Messi has earned $ 80 million (about Rs 531 crore). Tennis star Roger Federer is at fourth place with $ 64 million (about Rs 425 crore) while basket ball player Kevin Durant earns 60.6 million dollars (about 402 million).

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