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MS Dhoni has acquired 31st place in Forbes Richest Sportsperson
vinnubos | June 23, 2012 at 07:47 pmby
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The top place in the list goes to Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather with a total earnings of $85 million,while Fillipino pugilist Manny Pacquiao, with earnings of $62 million, and golf legend Tiger Woods, with $59.4 million, are second and third.MS Dhoni a small town boy from Ranchi India, He made his One Day International (ODI) debut in December 2004 against Bangladesh, and a year later played his first Test, this time against Sri Lanka.
After some time Dhoni made his name very popular by winning T20 world cup as a captain of Indian Cricket Team,CB Series of 2007–08, the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in 2008 and 2010 against Australia 2–0 and 2011 World Cup. His Test, ODI record is best among all the Indian captains to date. He also captained Chennai Super Kings to victory in the recent 2011 IPL and in the Champions League. Today Dhoni is the heart and soul of Indian Cricket team.With Dhoni some other popular sports person in the list are TOP 10 Richest Sportspersons with earnings: 1. Floyd Mayweather (Boxing) ($85 million) 2. Manny Pacquiao (Boxing) ($62 million) 3. Tiger Woods (Golf) ($59.4 million) 4. Lebron James (Basketball) ($53 million) 5. Roger Federer (Tennis) ($52.7 million) 6. Kobe Bryant (Basketball) ($52.3 million) 7. Phil Mickelson (Golf) ($47.8 million) 8. David Beckham (Soccer) ($46 million) 9. Cristiano Ronaldo (Soccer) ($42.5 million) 10. Peyton Manning (American Football) ($42.4 million)Other Popular Names: 11. Lionel Messi (Soccer) ($39 million) 26. Maria Sharapova (Tennis) ($27.9 million) 31. Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Cricket) ($26.5 million) 37. Wayne Rooney (Soccer) ($24.3 million) 62. Novak Djokovic (Tennis) ($20.6 million) 63. Usain Bolt (Athletics) ($20.3 million) 78. Sachin Tendulkar (Cricket) ($18.6 million).
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