Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli has got a place in the list of 100 highest paid athletes in the world in the year 2017.
Forbes list of highest paid athletes has been topped by Cristiano Ronaldo.
Virat Kohli is at the 89th position in the list. His total pay is that of 22 million USD. Forbes says that Virat Kohli has already drawn comparisons with all time great Sachin Tendulkar for his excellent play in cricket.
Kohli earning is among the top from his contract with the BCCI, his IPL earnings and his earnings from endorsements.
No. 2 position among the most paid athletes has gone to LeBron James and third place has gone to Lionel Messi.
Roger Federer is at the 4th place.