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Virat Kohli only Indian in Forbes highest paid athletes list, earns $22 mn

Cristiano Ronaldo topped the list with a total pay of $93 mn; Serena Williams sole woman listed

Press Trust of India  |  New York 

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli is the sole sportsperson from the country to feature among the world's 100 highest paid athletes in the latest Forbes list topped by soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo. Kohli, 28, has been ranked 89th on the 2017 Forbes list of 'The World's highest paid athletes' with a total pay of $22 million, which includes $3 million from salary and winnings and another $19 million from endorsements. Describing Kohli as the "Indian cricket phenom", Forbes said the sports star has "for good reason" already drawn comparisons ...

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First Published: Thu, June 08 2017. 11:02 IST
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