At one time or another, everyone has wondered what it would be like to be a professional athlete. They seem to have it all, the bodies, fame, and of course, the money. Athletes pull in more dough now than compared to any other time in history. What used to just be a game for entertainment has turned into one of the largest industries in all the world. The American sports industry alone accounts for nearly $425 billion. You read that right, BILLION. That’s a lot of scratch, so naturally the players are getting a nice little cut of that.
Lets look at the top 10 and see how much they are pulling in.