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Canelo Álvarez Is One of 17 Latinos on Forbes' 100 Highest Paid Athletes List

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Canelo Álvarez Is One of 17 Latinos on Forbes' 100 Highest Paid Athletes List

Latino Athletes are kicking goals (literally) and cleaning up! According to Forbes annual ranking of the world's 100 highest-paid athletes, the list is dripping with Latinos - a total of 17!

9 countries are represented including the D.R., Argentina, Brazil, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Mexico, Uruguay, Colombia, and Cuba. Soccer, baseball, basketball, and boxing are the 4 sports getting these athletes paid top dollar. 

Saul “Canelo” Álvarez is one of those athletes, who has punched his way to the highest ranked boxer as well as the highest ranked Mexican pulling in $28.5 million – $27 million in earnings and $1.5 in endorsements. 

Below is a list of every Latino in the top 100. 

3. Lionel Messi – Argentina
18. Neymar – Brazil
29. Carmelo Anthony – Puerto Rico
37. Miguel Cabrera – Venezuela
43. Canelo Álvarez – Mexico
44. Al Horford – Dominican Republic
49. Albert Pujols – Dominican Republic
53. Robinson Cano – Dominican Republic
58. Felix Hernandez – Venezuela
71. Luis Suárez – Uruguay
80. Sergio Agüero – Argentina
82. Hanley Ramirez – Dominican Republic
87. Jose Reyes – Dominican Republic
91. James Rodríguez – Colombia
T-94. Adrian González – Mexico
T-94. Brook Lopez – Cuba

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