The global sports industry is a multibillion-dollar business annually attracting huge contracts, sponsorships, partnerships and endorsement deals from brands.
Also cashing in from this very lucrative venture and enjoying from the fruits of their labor are the athletes.
According to Forbes, these are the world’s highest-paid athletes of the decade across six different sporting disciplines with a minimum of $400 million earnings in the past 10 years from salaries, prizes, money and endorsements.
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Face2Face Africa presents the top five blacks in the list: