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Highest Earning Croatian Sportsmen of All Time

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For a small nation Croatia has produced an exceedingly high number of top sportsmen.

Football superstars, world top ten tennis players, a host of NBA stars, world-class rowers, champion fighters and top handball and water players have all come out of Croatia.

So which Croatian sportsmen has earned the most cash in their career? Daily Jutarnji list have this week compiled a list of the highest earning Croatian sportsmen of all time.

Here are the TOP 15 highest earning Croatian sportsmen.

1. Toni Kukoč

Sport: Basketball
Estimated earnings: $83.9 million
Ended career: 2006.

2. Darijo Srna

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Sport: Football
Estimated earnings: $61 million
Ended career: Still playing.

3. Luka Modrić

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Sport: Football
Estimated earnings: $50.2 million
Ended career: Still playing.

4. Ivica Olić

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Sport: Football
Estimated earnings: $48 million
Ended career: Still playing.

5. Dino Rađa

Sport: Basketball
Estimated earnings: $43.1 million
Ended career: 2001.

6. Ivan Rakitić

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Sport: Football
Estimated earnings: $32.5 million
Ended career: Still playing.

7. Alen Bokšić

Sport: Football
Estimated earnings: $31 million
Ended career: 2003.

8. Vedran Ćorluka

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Sport: Football
Estimated earnings: $30 million
Ended career: Still playing.

9. Gordan Giriček

Sport: Basketball
Estimated earnings: $27.8 million
Ended career: 2010.

10. Eduardo da Silva

Sport: Football
Estimated earnings: $27.3 million
Ended career: Still playing.

11. Goran Ivanišević

Sport: Tennis
Estimated earnings: $25.4 million
Ended career: 2004.

12. Mario Mandžukić

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Sport: Football
Estimated earnings: $24.5 million
Ended career: Still playing.

13. Zvonimir Boban

Sport: Football
Estimated earnings: $24 million
Ended career: 2002.

14. Ivan Klasnić

Sport: Football
Estimated earnings: $22.5 million
Ended career: 2013.

15. Davor Šuker

Sport: Football
Estimated earnings: $21.7 million
Ended career: 2003.

Also in the TOP 25 were Croatian football internationals Dejan Lovren and Ivan Perišić, basketballer Nikola Vujčić, tennis player Marin Čilić and fighter Mirko Filipović.

 

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