In Pictures: World's highest-paid athletes

Forbes revealed a list of the highest-paid athletes in the world today. Here, we share the top 10 from that list.

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Money in sport has become a huge talking point.

Colombian footballer James Rodriguez recently became the fourth-most-expensive signing when Real Madrid paid almost $110m to Monaco to get his signature.

Earlier this week, Rory McIlroy pocketed $1.6m for winning golf's Open Championship at Hoylake.

Select european footballers are earning in excess of $340,000 a week.

Forbes recently revealed a list of the highest-paid athletes in the world today. Here, we share the top 10 from that list.

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