World’s top-10 highest-paid athletes for 2013
5. Drew Brees – American footballer
Drew Brees, who is one of the NFL’s most successful athletes. He signed a five-year extension with the New Orleans Saints last year and the deal was worth $100 million, with the inclusion a $37 million signing bonus.
Total Earnings: $51 million
Salary/winnings: $40 million
Endorsements: $11 million