The Highest Paid Athletes Of 2023



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In order to become the highest paid athletes in the world, each and every individual on this list has put in countless hours of blood, sweat, and tears to become masters at their craft, plus being otherworldly athletic doesn't hurt anyone's odds of becoming a superstar either. These players from the NBA, MLB, NHL, Soccer Leagues, NFL, Racecar Driving, and everything in between from all around the world are global superstars and worldwide phenomenons who entertain, enthrall, and astonish fans night in and night out, so it seems only natural that they would be getting mountains of cash for entertaining the masses with their stellar skillsets.

International soccer superstars Kylian Mbappe, Neymar, and Lionel Messi are some of the most beloved athletes of all time, so naturally, they are in total command at the top of the money-making charts, while NBA stars like Stephen Curry, LeBron James, and Kevin Durant provide some of the most showstopping highlights and dominate throughout the list with their massive and lucrative contracts. Football players like Josh Allen, Dak Prescott, and Patrick Mahomes revolutionized the quarterback position and have some of the largest contracts in NFL history while on the mound, MLB pitching sensations Max Scherzer and Justin Verlander have the most lucrative contracts in MLB history. From baseball to football, basketball to hockey, and every sport in between, these athletes are getting paid the big bucks for a reason, they are the best in the world at what they do.

Check out all highest paid athletes of 2023 and be sure to come back when the latest superstar gets a massive contract! 

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