The Barcelona megastar has pocketed a whopping £99.8 million the past year, while the Juventus forward has earned £85.6 million. Five-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton and former heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua are the highest earning British athletes, sitting at 13th on $55m (£43.2m).
Forbes calculates the athletes' earnings by adding up their prize money, salaries and endorsements between June 2018 and June 2019. Like past year, he is the sole Indian representative and has been ranked 100th, in the list published by Forbs on June 11.
"But basketball players continue to dominate the top 100 overall, with 35 athletes on the list earning a total of $US1.29 billion, with 72% of that income coming from salaries rather than endorsement deals".
His only fight since August 2017 was an exhibition boxing bout against Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in December.
However, the Indian captain has dropped 17 spots to be 100th in the rankings. This is the first time that footballers have clinched the top three spots since Forbes began tracking athlete earnings in 1990.
Facebook will pay people to track phone usage
People often have a lot of apps on their phone, so we'll periodically remind participants that they are a part of the programme. What information is Facebook collecting? They'll also have the opportunity to review the information they're sharing with us.
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has been named by Forbes magazine as the highest-earning athlete over the past year.
In the "top 10" of the classification are also football players Russell Wilson (79 million euros) and Aaron Rodgers (78.8 million euros), and NBA basketball players LeBron James (78.6 million euros), Stephen Curry (70.4 million euros) and Kevin Durant (57.7 million euros).
Meanwhile, "Canelo" Alvarez and Roger Federer complete the top five. His endorsements are worth $3 million. The fifth best paid footballer is Andrés Iniesta, whose 28.5 million Euros consist mostly of his huge contract with Japanese side Vissel Kobe. The Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil star earned a total of $105 million.
Last year, he said, 50,000 plastic bags, 22,000 bottles and 17,000 plastic straws were cleaned up from Canadian shorelines. May had urged other Commonwealth countries to follow suit, but at the time Trudeau was reluctant to make that promise.
At his launch event, Mr Johnson had to fend off a series of reporters' questions about his past character and record in office. Esther McVey has also backed a no-deal Brexit , suggesting that she is prepared to suspend Parliament to make it happen.
The fire department later tweeted a photo of the helicopter's wreckage that showed piles of burned debris on the roof. McCormack has been a firefighter with the Clinton Volunteer Fire Department since 1994, serving as chief for 10 year.
Trump maintained that he had a "great relationship" with Xi despite the rise in trade tensions between their two countries. Trump often attends important talks with little advance work and makes policy on the fly.
Additionally, Cruise has attracted major outside investors, including Honda and Japanese tech giant SoftBank. All three Detroit automakers have teamed up with startups in their pursuit of autonomous technology.
A CT scan revealed about 100 "unusual spherical shadows" which doctors realised were undigested tapioca pearls from bubble tea. Xiao was prescribed a laxative to rid her body of the undigested pearls and told to drink less of her favourite beverage.
The prospect of a democratic handover of power in Kazakhstan is "an illusion", Human Rights Watch has said. According to the Kazakh Central Election Commission data, he wins the elections with 70.76% of the votes.
The Nightscape mode, which helps users in shooting in low-light settings , also gets an upgrade with better clarity and colours. The phone also has an in-display fingerprint scanner, stereo speakers, NFC, and a 3700mAh battery with 20W fast-charge.
Vatican rejects people choosing, changing genders
It's a sign that the church is not changing, and it's most hard for LBGT Catholics who are still committed to their faith. A democratic State can not impose a single current of thinking on gender, the Vatican said in a statement on Monday.
Shikhar Dhawan doubtful for India’s next two games
The wicketkeeper-batsman will not be a part of the 15-man squad but can be added to the squad if Dhawan fails to recover. Shikhar will be unavailable for India's matches against New Zealand, Pakistan, West Indies and England.
Oil edges above $62 as OPEC cuts counter growth concerns
Oil has tumbled from a 2019 peak above $75 a barrel in April to $61 a barrel now on concerns about weakening demand due to a U.S. Brent crude futures, the worldwide benchmark for oil prices , fell $1.36, or 2.2%, to $60.93 a barrel by 11 a.m.