By Xiu Ying, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Neymar is among the top five of the world's best-paid athletes in 2019.

The Paris Saint-Germain star made it to the "Forbes" list, the famous US magazine for business and economics ranking fifth, earning €80 million (approximately R$ 352 million).

Neymar is the only Brazilian on the list and is behind boxer Floyd Mayweather, striker Lionel Messi coming second, striker Cristiano Ronaldo in third, and MMA fighter Conor McGregor in fourth.

The Brazilian team's number 10 overtook basketball stars LeBron James (sixth) and Stephen Curry (eighth) as . . .

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