Dhoni stands at 16th spot on Forbes list of highest-paid athletes

As per the Forbes latest rankings of the highest paid athletes in the world, India skipper M S Dhoni, with earnings of $31.5 million, has been ranked at 16th place as leaped 15 positions from his previous 31st rank in 2012.
US golfer Tiger Woods is at the pinnacle of the list  with total earnings of $78.1 million last year.
The magazine said 31-year-old Dhoni moved up 15 positions this year. In 2012, he was placed at 31st position.
Top 10 on the Rankings:

Rank

NameCountryPay  (Salary + Endorsements) ($)

Sport

1.Tiger WoodsUSA78.1mGolf
2.Roger FedererSwitzerland71.5mTennis
3.Kobe BryantUSA61.9mBasketball
4.LeBron JamesUSA59.8mBasketball
5.Drew BreesUSA51mAmerican football
6.Aaron RodgersUSA49mAmerican football
7.Phil MickelsonUSA48.7mGolf
8.David BeckhamUK47.2mSoccer
9.Cristiano RonaldoPortugal44mSoccer
10.Lionel MessiArgentina41.3m

Soccer

 

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