This is the top 10 list of Forbes Magazine world’s highest paid athletes. Manny Pacquiao is one of the two non American athletes who made it to the top 20 and even succeeded previous years’ top and well known athletes like Oscar de la Hoya, Shaquille O’Neal among others.

1. Tiger Woods 110 Millions USD (Golf)
2. Kobe Briant 45 M (Basketball)
3. Michael Jordan 45M (Basketball)
4. Kimi Raikonnen 45 M (F1 Driver)
5. David Becham 42 M (Fotball)
6. Manny Pacquiao 40M (Boxing)
7. Lebron James 40M (Basketball)
8. Phil Mickelson 40M (Gulf)
9. Valentino Rossi 35 M (Motorcycle Race)
10. Dale Earnhardt Jr. 34 M (Nascar)