Boxing is one of the most interesting sports in the entire universe. A lot of children in Africa dream of following in the footsteps of Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder. However, other kids dream of becoming footballers in the future. Let us take a look at how much football players earn in comparison to boxers.
1. Anthony Joshua and Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the richest football players in recent history. He currently earns a weekly salary of about £480,000 at Manchester United. It is also important to note that Anthony Joshua is one of the best boxers of this generation. He earned about £10 million when he fought against Kubrat Pulev. However, it should be noted that Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the highest paid athletes in Europe.
Unlike football players, boxers are not paid on a weekly basis. However, it should be noted that guys like Floyd Mayweather and Lionel Messi have made a lot of money from sports. For instance, Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao's fight was worth about $160 million. It is also important to note that Lionel Messi currently earns a weekly salary of about £620,000.
3. Deontay Wilder and Neymar
PSG is one of the richest football clubs in the entire world. This is why Neymar receives a weekly salary of £520,000. He is also one of the highest paid footballers on earth. However, Deontay Wilder made a staggering $3 million when he fought Luis Ortiz.
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