The Indian cricketer is one of the great stars of his sport, which has allowed him to be part of the list of the 100 best-paid athletes of Forbes.
World-class stars such as Floyd Mayweather, Leo Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, LeBron James or Roger Federer among others, appear in the list of highest paid sportsmen in Forbes magazine, among the top positions. However, among these top 100 only cricket player, the Indian Virat Kohli, who appears in position 83 … but ahead of other relevant figures of the world sport as the footballer Sergio Agüero or the Serbian tennis player and number 1 of the world Novak Djokovic (both tied at position 86).
Between June of 2017 and June of 2018 Kohli, who works in the ranks of the Royal Challengers Bangalores of the Indian Premier League of cricket has accumulated a profit of 24 million dollars (about 21 million euros).
These profits are distributed in 3.54 million million in salaries and prizes obtained and 17.7 million euros obtained in sponsorships. This high figure is due to the fact that Kohli is the image of important brands such as Puma, Pepsi, Audi, and Oakley, as well as becoming the first Uber ambassador in India.