Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia - Forbes It has released its report of the world's 10 highest paid athletes in 2023 or the world's highest paid athletes in 2023. In this list, Cristiano Ronaldo is the most expensive athlete in the world.

According to reports Forbesthe league's broadcast rights deals and increased off-the-field opportunities have seen athletes' salaries rise in recent years.

In total, the ten highest-paid athletes in the world collected around USD 1.11 billion, or IDR 16.58 trillion (based on the exchange rate of USD 14,940), before taxes and agency fees in the last 12 months.

"[Jumlah tersebut] "It was a 12 percent increase from US$990 million (or around IDR 14.79 trillion) last year and a 5 percent increase from US$1.06 billion (or around IDR 15.83 trillion) in 2018," the report wrote. ForbesQuoted Friday (14/7/2023).

So who are the highest paid athletes in the world in 2023 according to Forbes?

1. Cristiano Ronaldo ($136 million)

Saudi Arabia's Al-Nasr Football Club unveils Al-Nasr's new Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (C) with his partner Georgina Rodriguez (C) and their children as they stand on stage during the opening ceremony at Missool Park Stadium on January 3, 2023 in Riyadh, the Saudi capital.  (AFP/George Ferrari)Photo: Cristiano Ronaldo (FP/George Ferrari)

Ronaldo was named the world's highest paid athlete with a total of $136 million or $2.03 trillion. In detail, CR7 received $46 million or $686.96 billion on the field and $90 million or around $1.34 trillion off the field.

according to ForbesRonaldo's followers on social media have invited many famous brands to collaborate with him. Most recently, the Cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, has become a new brand in the list of sponsors for the captain of the Portuguese national team.

2. Lionel Messi ($130 million)

The second athlete to enter the list of the world's highest paid athletes in 2023 is Ronaldo's arch-rival, Lionel Messi. Fig The greatest of all time (Got) earned $65 million each, or $970.83 billion, from on-field and off-field. In total, La Pulga's wealth is 130 million dollars or Rp. It is around 1.94 trillion.

He currently has sponsors backing his coffers including Adidas, Budweiser and PepsiCo. Then the deal with blockchain-based fan platform Socios is estimated to earn Leo Messi $20 million, or around $298.73 billion a year.

3. Kylian Mbappe ($120 million)

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) player Kylian Mbappe is the only athlete under the age of 30 on the list of the world's highest-paid athletes in 2023.

In detail, the 24-year-old player's total earnings are $120 million or $1.79 trillion, which includes $100 million on the field and $20 million off the field.

4. LeBron James ($119.5 million)

Los Angeles Lakers player LeBron James is the first non-football athlete with a total salary of $119.5 US dollars, or about $1.78 trillion.

In addition to playing for the Los Angeles Lakers, James reportedly owns a stake in the Fenway Sports team—the Boston Red Sox, Liverpool FC, and the Pittsburgh Penguins. Recently, IA has invested in a Major League Pickleball team, expressing interest in one day having an NBA expansion team in Las Vegas.

according to ForbesJames was an early supporter of Lobos 1707 Tequila and last year invested in Canyon Bikes. Climate-specific dairy company Independent Foods; and Mitchell and Ness

5. Canelo Alvarez ($110 million)

Alvarez, a boxer from Mexico, is one of the five highest paid athletes in the world, earning a total of USD 110 million or IDR 1.64 trillion.

In addition to being a boxer, Alvarez is also active as an entrepreneur. He owns the sports drink brand Yaoca; A fitness app, I can; and gas station chain Canelo Energy. Then, he also has a clothing line and credit cards under the brand. In September, bottled cocktail brand, VMC.

Following is the list of highest paid athletes in the world in 2023 according to Forbes.

PARIS, FRANCE - FEBRUARY 27: Lionel Messi  (Photo by Michael Regan - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)Photo: FIFA via Getty Images/Michael Regan - FIFA
PARIS, FRANCE - FEBRUARY 27: Lionel Messi (Photo by Michael Regan - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

1. Cristiano Ronaldo (Football Athlete)

136 million dollars or in Rp. 2.03 trillion around

2. Lionel Messi (footballer)

130 million dollars or in Rp. 1.94 trillion around

3. Kylian Mbappe (footballer)

120 million dollars or in Rp. 1.79 trillion around

4. LeBron James (Basketball Athlete)

USD 119.5 million or Rp. 1.78 trillion around

5. Canelo Alvarez (boxer)

110 million dollars or in Rp. 1.64 trillion area

6. Dustin Johnson (golfer)

107 million dollars or in Rp. 1.59 trillion around

7. Phil Mickelson (golfer)

106 million dollars or in Rp. 1.58 trillion around

8. Stephen Curry (Basketball Athlete)

USD 100.4 million or Rp. 1.49 trillion around

9. Roger Federer (tennis athlete)

95.1 million dollars or in Rp. 1.42 trillion around

10. Kevin Durant (Basketball Athlete)

89.1 million dollars or in Rp. 1.33 trillion area

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