Our favorite sports stars we all know that they earn big salaries, from Soccer, NFL, NBA and Tennis stars command some truly eye opening incomes. ¬†However you won’t believe that the leader on this list only earned $13 million less than the next 3 combined last year! That’s a serious income.

18 Gareth Bale

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Earnings: $35 million

The Welsh Real Madrid Star made $25.5 million in salary last year and a further $9.5 million from endorsements.

17 Fernando Alonso

Earnings: $35.5 million

Spanish F1 Star Alonso brings in a massive $34 million in salary and winnings, and a relatively small $1.5 million in endorsements.