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Who are Croatia’s Top 10 Highest-Paid Sports Stars?

PanoramaA recent UK report named Formula One racing driver Lewis Hamilton as Britain’s highest-paid sportsperson, whilst boxer Floyd Mayweather was on top of the global list…

Only two footballers, Ronaldo (2nd) and Lionel Messi (4th) were among the top ten, which also featured two basketballers, LeBron James (3rd) and Kobe Bryant (5th), golfers Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, and tennis players Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer.

So who are Croatia’s highest-paid sportspeople? According to goal.com Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modrić has that honour in a top 10 dominated by footballers…

Croatia’s Highest-Paid Sports Stars (annual earnings)

10. Ante Tomić (28) – Basketball – Barcelona – 2 million euros
9. Ivan Perišić (26) – Football – Wolfsburg – 2.5 million euros
8. Bojan Bogdanović (26) – Basketball – Brooklyn Nets – 3.6 million euros
7. Sammir (28) – Football – Jiangsu Sainty – 3.7 million euros
6. Darijo Srna (32) – Football – Shakhtar Donetsk – 4 million euros
5. Marin Čilić (26) – Tennis – 4.6 million euros
4. Dejan Lovren (25) – Football – Liverpool – 5 million euros
3. Mario Mandžukić (28) – Football – Atletico Madrid – 5 million euros
2. Ivan Rakitić (27) – Football – Barcelona – 5.5 million euros
1. Luka Modrić (29) – Football – Real Madrid – 6.5 million euros

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