Cristiano Ronaldo, Messi behind Federer in list of highest paid celebrities of 2020

Cristiano Ronaldo, Messi behind Federer in list of highest paid celebrities of 2020

- Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi have been listed on the top ten celebrities who had the highest pay packet in 2020

- The Juventus and Barcelona superstars were ranked in fourth and fifth positions respectively in the ranking

- Tennis star Roger Federer, Neymar, Lebron James are also among the top-earning stars in 2020

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Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have fallen behind tennis star Roger Federer in terms of the highest paid celebrities in 2020.

The pair share 11 Ballons d'Or among each other and have dominated the game in the last 12 years with unimaginable respective goal scoring feats.

Ronaldo and Messi still maintain a high profile among football stars and sportsmen at large but Federer has moved ahead of the duo in the year 2020 marred with economic challenges.

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Top 10 highest paid celebrities in 2020: Messi Ronaldo, fall behind Federer
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Despite having a dull year, the 20-time Grand Slam winner still got the highest paycheck among other celebrities in the world.

Federer is behind makeup mogul, Kylie Jenner, who is the highest paid while American rapper Kanye West is in second place among the top ten earners.

West who contested at the recent presidential elections in the United States went home with $170million.

Federer earned $106.3m in 2020 and he also topped the 2020 Forbes magazine list of highest-paid global athletes.

Juventus striker is in fourth position as he made $105m while his fiercest rival and Barcelona star, Messi, had a paycheck of $104m.

Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar is seventh $95.5m moving ahead of current NBA champions with LA Lakers star Lebron James who earned $82.2m is place ninth.

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The rate at which death has ravaged the year 2020 has been so alarming due to the pandemic, health issues and natural disasters.

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