These are the 20 highest-paid athletes in the world

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On Wednesday Forbes released it’s list of the 100 highest-paid athletes in the world.

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo tops the list for the second year in a row, taking in an impressive $93 million in salary and endorsements.

Basketball was the most well-represented sport on the list, taking 32 of the top 100 spots, with LeBron James coming in at number two overall while reportedly earning $31.2 million in salary and $55 million in endorsements.

Andrew Luck is the highest ranking of the 15 football players listed, tied for the sixth spot overall with Rory McIlroy after earning $50 million over the past 12 months. Luck’s total was bolstered by the $32 million dollar signing bonus he received from the Colts last summer.

Serena Williams was the only woman to make the ranking, placing 51st after earning a combined $27 million in winnings and endorsements.

You can see the top 20 listed below, and check out the list in its entirety here.

Cristiano Ronaldo (soccer) – $93 million LeBron James (basketball) – $86.2 million Lionel Messi (soccer) – $80 million Roger Federer (tennis) – $64 million Kevin Durant (basketball) – $60.6 million Andrew Luck (football) – $93 million Rory McIlroy (golf) – $50 million Stephen Curry (basketball) – $47.3 million James Harden (basketball) – $46.6 million Lewis Hamilton (auto racing) – $46 million Drew Brees (football) – $45.3 million Phil Mickelson (golf) – $43.5 million Russell Westbrook (basketball) – $38.6 million Sebastian Vettel (auto racing) – $38.5 million Damian Lillard (basketball) – $38.4 million Novak Djokovic (tennis) – $37.6 million Tiger Woods (golf) – $37.1 million Neymar (soccer) – $37 million Dwyane Wade (basketball) – $36.2 million Fernando Alonso (auto racing) – $36 million