The Worlds Highest Paid Athletes
Total Earnings: $39.1 million
Salary/Winnings: $33.1 million
Endorsements: $6 million
The Swedish striker led Paris Saint Germain in goals and to the French league title for the third year in a row. He fueled speculation he will make a move to MLS after his contract with the capital citys club expires in 2016 when he applied for a US working Visa. In late 2014 he signaled an end to his long term sponsorship deal with Nike by wearing a pair of cleats with the swoosh logo barely visible.