MS Dhoni in Forbes List of World's Highest Paid Athletes

India skipper MS Dhoni is ranked 22nd in a list dominated by the likes of American boxer Floyd Mayweather, golfer Tiger Woods and tennis legends Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

updated: June 12, 2014 12:26 IST
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New Delhi: Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the lone Indian sportsman to figure on Forbes list of world's 100 highest paid athletes.

The list is topped by American boxer Floyd Mayweather and includes golfer Tiger Woods and tennis stars Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. (Also read: Dhoni joins Instagram, tweets jersey signed by Messi)

Dhoni is ranked 22nd on the list with total earnings of $30 million, or nearly Rs. 177 crore, and endorsements worth $26 million, or nearly Rs. 153 crore. His salary and winnings total $4 million, or Rs. 23.6 crore, as of June 2014, Forbes said.

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