Federer tops world’s highest-earning athletes

Washington, May 30: Roger Federer landed the top spot of 2020 Forbes list of the highest-paid athletes with pre-tax earnings of 106.3 million US dollars.
It’s the first time the Swiss tennis legend tops the annual list. His earning includes 6.3 million dollars in prize money and 100 million from endorsements and appearance fees. His previous best ranking was second in 2013.
Portuguese football star Cristiano Ronaldo was second on the list with 105 million US dollars. Argentine football star Lionel Messi ranked third on 104 million US dollars. (Agencies)