Forbes reveals the 100 highest-paid athletes in the world

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It's no secret that athletes are among the highest-earners in the world each and every year. But on Wednesday, Forbes revealed the top 100 earners in sports -- and precisely how much they rake in.

The list includes all sources of income -- including endorsement deals and paid appearances, which made up 29 percent of the $3.15 billion that the 100 richest athletes made in total.

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Americans make up most of the list (65), as did baseball players (26). They come from 26 countries all together.

Below, we have Forbes' top 25, which features LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant, Eli Manning and Phil Mickelson.

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25. Gareth Bale, Soccer

Pay: $35.9 million ($24.9 million salary, $11 million endorsements)

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24. Fernando Alonso, Racing

Pay: $36.5 million ($35 million salary, $1.5 million endorsements)

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23. Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Soccer

Pay: $37.4 million ($30.4 million salary, $7 million endorsements)

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T-21. Neymar, Soccer

Pay: $37.5 million ($14.5 million salary, $23 million endorsements)

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T-21. Rafael Nadal, Tennis

Pay: $37.5 million ($5.5 million salary, $32 million endorsements)

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20. Philip Rivers, Football

Pay: $38 million ($37.5 million salary, $450 thousand endorsements)

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19. Sebastian Vettel, Racing

Pay: $41 million ($40 million salary, $1 million endorsements)

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18. Russell Wilson, Football

Pay: $41.8 million ($31.8 million salary, $10 million endorsements)

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17. Rory McIlroy, Golf

Pay: $42.6 million ($7.6 million salary, $35 million endorsements)

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16. Floyd Mayweather, Boxing

Pay: $44 million ($32 million salary, $12 million endorsements)

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15. Tom Brady, Football

Pay: $44.1 million ($36.1 million salary, $8 million endorsements)

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14. Joe Flacco, Football

Pay: $44.5 million ($36.1 million salary, $8 million endorsements)

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13. Eli Manning, Football

Pay: $45 million ($37 million salary, $8 million endorsements)

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12. Tiger Woods, Golf

Pay: $45.3 million ($274 thousand salary, $45 million endorsements)

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11. Lewis Hamilton, Racing

Pay: $46 million ($42 million salary, $4 million endorsements)

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10. Kobe Bryant, Basketball

Pay: $50 million ($25 million salary, $25 million endorsements)

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9. Jordan Spieth, Golf

Pay: $52.8 million ($20.8 million salary, $32 million endorsements)

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8. Phil Mickelson, Golf

Pay: $52.9 million ($2.9 million salary, $50 million endorsements)

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7. Cam Newton, Football

Pay: $53.1 million ($41.1 million salary, $12 million endorsements)

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6. Novak Djokovic, Tennis

Pay: $55.8 million ($21.8 million salary, $34 million endorsements)

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5. Kevin Durant, Basketball

Pay: $56.2 million ($20.2 million salary, $36 million endorsements)

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4. Roger Federer, Tennis

Pay: $67.8 million ($7.8 million salary, $60 million endorsements)

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3. LeBron James, Basketball

Pay: $77.2 million ($23.2 million salary, $54 million endorsements)

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2. Lionel Messi, Soccer

Pay: $81.4 million ($53.4 million salary, $28 million endorsements)

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1. Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer

Pay: $88 million ($56 million salary, $32 million endorsements)

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