The sports world has large sums of money at its disposal. Hundreds of top athletes earn millions a year. However, there are only a few who belong to the so-called “child prodigies‘, the child prodigies. You managed to reach a salary of millions at a very young age. This article lists the top five earning athletes under the age of 25.
Number 5: Luka Dondic, salary $47.2 million
At the bottom of the list of five is the 24-year-old basketball player Luka Dondić. The Slovenian signed a five-year contract with the US Dallas Mavericks last year. His salary is one of the highest in the basketball world. In total, his contract is worth $207 million over a five-year period. In addition to his salary, he receives $10 million annually off the field, giving him a combined annual income of $47.2 million.
Number 4: Erling Haaland, $52 million salary
The Norwegian Erling Haland is considered one of the best young footballers of our time. The 22-year-old earns 40 million dollars a year at his current club Borussia Dortmund. His sponsorships and investments earn the Norwegian about $12 million a year. That puts him in fourth place with an annual income of $52 million.
Number 3: Max Verstappen, salary $ 64 million
Number three in this list is the well-known F1 driver Max Verstappen. The Dutchman, who now has his own place in Monaco, makes $60m a year with his Red Bull squad. In addition, the 25-year-old receives generous bonuses for victories. Away from the racetrack, Verstappen earns around $4 million a year. That brings him an annual income of $64 million.
Number 2: Kyler Murray, $70.5 million salary
The American rugby player is in the second highest place Kyler Murray. The 25-year-old earns $67 million a year with his team, the Arizona Cardinals. Off the field of rugby, Murray earns $3.5 million annually from his activities. He proved his sporting talent by giving up top-flight baseball and becoming one of the greatest rugby players of all time. Murray earns a total of $70.5 million a year.
Number 1: Kylian Mbappé, salary $120 million
At the top of the list is “the child prodigy” Kylian Mbappe. The French footballer made history by twice leading France to the finals of the World Cup, scoring a goal each time. He earns a whopping $120 million annually, of which $100 million comes from his club PSG and $20 million off the field. Recently, the star player received an offer of a whopping 1 billion from a Saudi Arabian club. but he refused.