The Most Powerful Agents In The Sports World

Over 100 Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of The Most Powerful Agents In The Sports World
Voting Rules
Vote up the agents you most want representing you.

Most of what people know about sports agencies and agents comes from Jerry Maguire, but the real world of the top sports agents in the game is full of high-pressure deals and big-money negotionations. The most powerful sports agents are always out there, wheeling and dealing and getting the best contracts for their clients.

The success of a sports agent can be measured in dollar signs, and no matter the sport, from baseball to football and basketball to soccer, every agent's top goal is to get his clients the most money possible. Scott Boras is one of the most famous agents out there, getting his top-tier baseball clients huge megadeals and lengthy contracts, all of which have made Boras and the players he represents very rich. Rap mogul and entrepreneur Jay-Z has made his Roc Nation Sports into a top agency, as well, doing nearly $1 billion in deals.

So check out this list of the most powerful sports agents in the world, and vote up the one you would want to have making your deals for you. Who is the best agent for an athlete to have in his corner?

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  • Scott Boras
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    88 VOTES

    Agency: Boras Corporation
    Primary sport: Baseball

    Contract totals: $2.4 billion
    Commissions: $118.8 million

    Top clients: Chris Davis, Bryce Harper, Max Scherzer, Stephen Strasburg, Jacoby Ellsbury

    88 votes
  • Jorge Mendes
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    43 VOTES

    Jorge Mendes

    Agency: Gestifute
    Primary sport: Soccer

    Contract totals: $1.2 billion
    Commissions: $118 million

    Top clients: Cristiano Ronaldo, Bernardo Silva, Ederson, Joao Cancelo, James Rodriguez

    43 votes
  • Leon Rose
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    23 VOTES

    Leon Rose

    Agency: Creative Artists Agency
    Primary sport: Basketball

    Contract totals: $948.9 million
    Commissions: $38 million

    Top clients: Joel Embiid, Chris Paul, Devin Booker, Karl-Anthony Towns

    23 votes
  • Pat Brisson
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    19 VOTES

    Pat Brisson

    Agency: Creative Artists Agency
    Primary sport: Hockey

    Contract totals: $1.1 billion
    Commissions: $42.9 million

    Top clients: Sidney Crosby, Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, Anze Kopitar, John Tavares

    19 votes
  • Todd France
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    25 VOTES

    Todd France

    Agency: Creative Artists Agency
    Primary sport: Football

    Contract totals: $1.5 billion
    Commissions: $44.8 million

    Top clients: Aaron Donald, DeAndre Hopkins, Fletcher Cox, Grady Jarrett

    25 votes
  • Agency: Rosenhaus Sports Representation
    Primary sport: Football

    Contract totals: $1.2 billion
    Commissions: $34.6 million

    Top clients: Andrew Norwell, Jurrell Casey, Deion Jones, T.Y. Hilton

    34 votes