Ronaldo and Messi on second and third place respectively on world richest athlete of the decade.
Lionel Messi pocket 750 million over the decade as reported by Forbes, and yes! no one carries home a bigger salary than the Argentine, as he earns a staggering $646 000 on weekly basis from Barcelona, but he still yet fell $50 million short of topping Cristiano Ronaldo this time, as the Portuguese hero command a mouth watering $800 million over the last ten years.
The Juventus talisman, Ronaldo, in his own end has no match when it comes to off the Pitch earnings, the Portuguese commands huge endorsement deals and a massive number of followers on Social Media, the former Manchester United and Real Madrid was the second highest paid athlete sitting behind American Boxer Floyd Mayweather and above third place Lionel Messi.
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