Messi has scored 603 goals in 687 games for Barcelona
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However, despite an increase of United States dollars 1m in endorsements, he has fallen from the 83rd rank that he held on the 2018 list.
Lionel Messi was the world's highest paid athlete over the past year, Forbes reported on Tuesday in its annual sporting rich list.
In this age of sky-high contracts and lucrative endorsements, worldwide athletes are making more money than ever before. The top 100 includes athletes from 25 countries and their $4bn (£3,1bn) combined earnings are up 5% from the previous year, when Mayweather was first with $285m. Behind Messi is longtime rival Cristiano Ronaldo (No. 2), who earned $109 million between his salary and endorsements.
Boxer Saul "Canelo" Alvarez was the highest-earning non-footballer on the 2019 list, with $94m in total - just $2m of which were through endorsements, meaning he had the same salary as Messi.
Messi is only the second footballer to top the rankings after Ronaldo, and only the eighth different athlete to take the number one spot since the rankings began in 1990.
25 officers injured at scene of Memphis shooting The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said its agents were on the scene of a shooting involving a regional anti-crime task force. At least 24 Memphis Police Department officers were injured during a large protest Wednesday night, Mayor Jim Strickland says.
Kyrie Irving is now the highest-paid athlete in Boston, earning a salary of $20.3 million and making $23 million in endorsements. This is the first time that footballers have clinched the top three spots since Forbes began tracking athlete earnings in 1990.
Evergreen tennis star Roger Federer was another big mover, jumping up to fifth on the list with total earnings of $US93.4 million. He earned $7.4 million in salary/winnings, but picked up a colossal $86 million in endorsements, the most of any athlete on the list.
The remaining $4 million (around Rs 26.5 Crores) comes from the captain's salary and victories on the 22 yards.
Thirty-five of their players featured (down from 40 last year), headed by LeBron James at $US89 million.
Visa has worked on its new platform with several partners , including Bottomline , FIS , and tech giant IBM . Visa's blockchain-powered B2B payments product has finally gone live after nearly three years in the making.
America has sent Britain a formal request to extradite Julian Assange in a bid to put him on trial for leaking military secrets. It should be noted that according to a US-UK treaty, the extradition request must be made within 60 days of an arrest .
Several back-up systems are built into the thing for both steering and braking functions plus a dose of battery back-up power. Various sensors will allow Uber's self-driving system to safely operate and manoeuvre in urban areas, the company said.
Ford says a rear suspension toe link fracture can significantly diminish steering control increasing the risk of a crash. Separately, Ford is planning to recall 12,000 vehicles in Canada only, for a similar toe link issue as the Explorers.
To deliver tourists will be SpaceX's Elon musk and his Dragon capsule, and Boeing, which creates a spaceship called the Starliner. Robyn Gatens, ISS deputy director, stated, "About two small private space explorer missions every year will take place".
SB 276, which is now under review, is a California state bill that seeks to limit medical exemptions from vaccinations. Biel came to join the lobby against SB 276 , a state bill criticised by anti-vaccination advocates like Kennedy.
Francis DeBernardo, govt director of the group, rejected the realizing that other americans "earn their gender". New Ways Ministry said Vatican document "will be used to oppress and harm" LGBT+ people.
Bergeron, who won a championship in 2011 with Boston , was disappointed he couldn't add another title to his resume. Even Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy conceded that the Blues "play a different game" when they're ahead.
If a fight were to actually happen, though, Bieber said he'd "have to get into shape" because he's "really skinny right now". Justin Bieber insists he was "just playing" when he asked Tom Cruise to fight him over social media.
The research is the first to show that the progression of type 1 diabetes can be slowed by two or more years with immunotherapy. Just 19 (43%) of participants treated with teplizumab were diagnosed with T1D, versus 23 (73%) of participants on placebo.
OnePlus has announced that the gold color version of the OnePlus 7 Pro is available to buy in the U.S. and Canada beginning today. During the manufacturing process, the rear glass panel of the OnePlus 7 Pro is repeatedly polished to ensure a smooth touch.
Canada To Ban Single-Use Plastics!
In addition, the European Union earlier this year passed legislation to ban single-use plastic products starting in 2021. Canada has pledged to ban single-use plastics and "hold companies responsible" for plastic waste by 2021.
Transfer: Griezmann's move to Barcelona confirmed
The France global , 28, was linked with a move to La Liga rivals Barcelona last summer but made a decision to stay. This is why United are preparing a £95m (€106.5m) bid and hope to convince Atletico to accept it.
Ferland Mendy has signed for Real Madrid
The defender will be presented to the fans next Wednesday at 13:00 (local time) at the Santiago Bernabeu. Real Madrid's latest high profile summer signing is Ferland Mendy (right) from Lyon for €50mil.
Rangers suffer transfer blow as Leeds approach Ryan Kent
Leeds could certainly use Kent in their promotion efforts but it remains to be seen where the attacker will end up for 2019-20. The 22-year-old is in demand following an excellent season with Rangers in the Scottish Premiership.