Forbes has released a list of the 100 highest paid players worldwide. The list includes Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, who is the only Indian to be included in the list. Portugal’s star player Cristiano Ronaldo is at number one in the top-earning players.
Virat Kohli is ranked 89 in Forbes’ list. Virat Kohli’s gross earnings are $ 22 million. He has earned $ 3 million in prize money through honors and prizes. In total, the total earnings of 19 million dollars have been through advertising.
Forbes has written that, “Virat is breaking all records in his stellar knock, and in 2015 he was selected as the captain of the Indian cricket team. Virat Kohli was selected while the team was so young”.
According to Forbes Magazine, last year, Virat Kohli earned a whopping $ 1 million from match fee and match fees from playing in the Indian cricket team. Also, Royal Challengers Bangalore earned a whopping $ 2.3 million and was included among the highest-paid players in the Indian Premier League. Forbes said the majority of Virat Kohli’s earnings are coming from sponsorship contract.