The biggest sporting contracts in the world. Higest paid Athletes

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    aroidsposted 8 years ago

    Alex Rodriguez New York Yankees Baseball 10 years (2008-2018) $275,000,000 [1] $27,500,000
    2 Alex Rodriguez1 Texas Rangers* Baseball 10 years (2001-2010) $252,000,000 [2] $25,200,000
    3 Derek Jeter New York Yankees Baseball 10 years (2001-2010) $189,000,000 [3] $18,900,000
    4 Mark Teixeira New York Yankees Baseball 8 years (2009-2016) $180,000,000 [4] $22,500,000
    5 CC Sabathia New York Yankees Baseball 7 years (2009-2015) $161,000,000 [5] $23,000,000
    6 Manny Ramírez Boston Red Sox* Baseball 8 years (2001-2008) $160,000,000 [6] $20,000,000
    6 Fernando Alonso2 McLaren* Auto racing 4 years (2007-2010) $160,000,000 [7] $40,000,000
    8 Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari Auto racing 3 years (2007-2009) $153,000,000 [8] $51,000,000
    9 Miguel Cabrera Detroit Tigers Baseball 8 years (2008-2015) $152,300,000 [9] $19,037,500
    10 Todd Helton Colorado Rockies Baseball 11 years (2001-2011) $151,500,000 [10] $13,772,727
    11 Johan Santana New York Mets Baseball 6 years (2008-2013) $137,500,000 [11] $22,916,667
    12 Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers Basketball 7 years (2004-2011) $136,400,000 [12] $19,485,714
    13 Alfonso Soriano Chicago Cubs Baseball 8 years (2007-2014) $136,000,000 [13] $17,000,000
    14 Michael Vick3 Atlanta Falcons* American football 10 years (2005-2014) $130,000,000 [14] $13,000,000
    15 Jermaine O'Neal Indiana Pacers* Basketball 7 years (2003-2010) $126,558,000 [15] $18,079,714
    16 Kevin Garnett Minnesota Timberwolves* Basketball 6 years (1999-2005) $126,000,000 [16] $21,000,000
    16 Barry Zito San Francisco Giants Baseball 7 years (2007-2013) $126,000,000 [17] $18,000,000
    16 Vernon Wells Toronto Blue Jays Baseball 7 years (2008-2014) $126,000,000 [18] $18,000,000
    16 Rashard Lewis Orlando Magic Basketball 6 years (2007-2013) $126,000,000 [19] $21,000,000
    20 Michael SchumacherR Ferrari Auto racing 4 years (1996-1999) $124,000,000 [20] $31,000,000
    20 Alexander Ovechkin Washington Capitals Ice hockey 13 years (2008-2021) $124,000,000 [21] $9,538,461
    22 Chris Webber Sacramento Kings* Basketball 7 years (2001-2007) $122,718,750 [22] $17,531,250
    23 Tim Duncan San Antonio Spurs Basketball 7 years (2003-2010) $122,007,704 [23] $17,429,672
    24 Mike Hampton Colorado Rockies* Baseball 8 years (2001-2008) $121,000,000 [24] $15,125,000
    25 Shaquille O'Neal Los Angeles Lakers* Basketball 7 years (1996-2003) $120,000,000 [25] $17,142,857
    25 Jason Giambi New York Yankees* Baseball 7 years (2002-2008) $120,000,000 [26] $17,142,857
    27 Carson Palmer Cincinnati Bengals American football 9 years (2006-2014) $119,750,000‡ [27] $13,305,555
    28 Carlos Beltrán New York Mets Baseball 7 years (2005-2011) $119,000,000 [28] $17,000,000
    29 Ken Griffey, Jr. Cincinnati Reds* Baseball 9 years (2000-2008) $116,500,000 [29] $12,944,444
    30 Donovan McNabb Philadelphia Eagles American football 12 years (2002-2013) $115,000,000‡ [30] $9,583,333

    source..wikpedia

    all in US dollars.... is it just me or athletes make ridiculous amount of money.

  2. AEvans profile image67
    AEvansposted 8 years ago

    Amazing maybe they should share some of there wealth.smile

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    aroidsposted 8 years ago

    Some of them do. Some athletes are very generous.

 
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