In the last days, Forbes revealed who were the 10 best paid Mexicans in the world of sports. Canelo Alvarez without any doubt stayed with the first place of the list as he charges almost $ 37 million. There is a big difference between what Canelo Alvarez charges and footballers like Carlos Vela, Javier Hernandez or Raul Jimenez.
Raul Jimenez is in second place on the list as he receives from Wolverhampton a figure close to $8.3 million according to Forbes. He is not currently playing due to his serious head injury but it is believed that he could win even more next season. After Raul Jimenez comes Javier Hernandez in third place.
Chicharito Hernandez receives nearly $ 7.2 million from the LA Galaxy. Javier Hernandez was very questioned as he had a very bad season with the LA Galaxy and still earned one of the highest salaries in MLS. If we compare Chicharito Hernandez with Carlos Vela, third on the Forbes list, he charges more than $ 1 million than the LAFC player
fter Carlos Vela and Chicharito Hernandez come Hirving Lozano with $ 5.4 million, Guillermo Ochoa with $ 4 million and then the first baseman appears. Roberto Osuna earns $ 3.7 million in MLB. The list is finalized by the golfer Abraham Ancer, Hector Herrera and the F1 driver Sergio Perez
The complete list of the 10 best Mexican paid athletes
1-Canelo Alvarez: $37 million
2-Raul Jimenez: $8.3 million
3- Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez”: $7.2 million
4- Carlos Vela: $6.5 million
5-Hirving Lozano: $5.4 million
6- Guillermo Ochoa: $4 million
7- Roberto Osuna: $3.7 million
8-Abraham Ancer: $3.5 million
9-Hector Herrera: $3.5 million
10- Sergio “Checo” Perez: $3.2 million