Max Verstappen fourth highest-earning athlete under 25 after eye-watering new contract

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SPORTICO revealed their rankings of the highest-earning athletes beneath the age of 25 – with Purple Bull star Max Verstappen coming in exterior the highest three.

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Components 1 world champion Max Verstappen has landed fourth on a listing of the highest-earning athletes beneath the age of 25 by Sportico. The sports activities enterprise web site ranked the Dutchman at No. 4 behind Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe, tennis star Naomi Osaka and NFL quarterback Josh Allen.

Verstappen inked a bumper new five-year deal to stick with Purple Bull by means of the 2028 season, though closing numbers are disputed. The Guardian had beforehand reported the world champion was price £40 million yearly whereas Sportico pin it at simply £31.4m.

Because of the Dutchman’s contract, he now sits alongside Lewis Hamilton because the best-paid driver in F1. The seven-time world champion not too long ago dropped out of the acclaimed Forbes checklist of the highest 10 highest-earning sportspeople on this planet after coming in at eighth in 2021. 

Verstappen’s complete revenue is estimated by Sportico at £19m lower than Buffalo Payments star Allen within the checklist of the world’s prime incomes athletes beneath the age of 25, whereas he earned £5m lower than Mbappe and £8m lower than Osaka. Jake Paul, who switched YouTube for boxing, is available in at sixth on the checklist after incomes £29.6m when accounting for wage and endorsements. 

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Max Verstappen fourth highest-earning athlete under 25 after eye-watering new contract

Max Verstappen signed a five-year deal price £200 million to stick with Purple Bull (Picture: GETTY)

Verstappen just isn’t the one F1 driver aged beneath 25 who’s impressing on the monitor and getting paid handsomely for it, as McLaren’s Lando Norris earns an estimated £20m per yr whereas Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc – who’s main the Drivers’ Championship in 2022 – is paid £9.8m. Elsewhere, Lance Stroll of Aston Martin earns £8.1m.

Mercedes’ George Russell and Alpine’s Esteban Ocon every earn £4.1m for his or her efforts, whereas Haas’ Mick Schumacher and Alfa Romeo rookie Guanyu Zhou soak up £816,000 per season. AlphaTauri’s Yuki Tsunoda is the lowest-paid driver on the grid with a wage of £615,000.

The Sportico High 10 Highest-Paid Sportspeople Underneath-25:

10. Jayson Tatum (NBA) – £20.4 wage + £4m endorsements = £24.4m complete

9. Donovan Mitchell (NBA) – £20.6m wage + £5.6m endorsements = £26.2m complete

8. Trevor Lawrence (NFL) – £20m wage + £6.5m endorsements = £26.5m complete

7. Devin Booker (NBA) – £23m wage + £5.6m endorsements = £20.8m complete

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Max Verstappen fourth highest-earning athlete under 25 after eye-watering new contract

Max Verstappen has received three races in 2022 as he chases down Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc (Picture: GETTY)

6. Jake Paul (Boxing) – £24m wage + £5.6m endorsements = £29.6m complete

5. Marshon Lattimore (NFL) – £33m wage + £80,000 endorsements = £33.8m complete

4. Max Verstappen (F1) – £31.4m wage + £3.2m endorsements = £34.6m complete

3. Kylian Mbappe (Soccer) – £25.6m wage + £13.7m endorsements = £39.3m complete

2. Naomi Osaka (Tennis) – £97,000 wage + £42m endorsements = £42.1m complete

1. Josh Allen (NFL) – £50.3m wage + £3.2m endorsements = £53.5m complete

The 22-race F1 2022 marketing campaign – which is predicted to return to a file 23 races within the close to future as soon as a Russian Grand Prix substitute is discovered – continues with the Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona on Could 22.


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