Forget about Tiger Woods!
Forget about Cristiano Ronaldo!
Forget about Michael Jordan!
The Highest Paid Athlete Of All Time was the champion of charioteers. His name is Gaius Appuleius Diocles aka The $15 Billion Athlete from the Ancient World.
Gaius Appuleius Diocles, The Fifteen Billion Dollar Athlete
The most famous of all was Gaius Appuleius Diocles who won 1,462 out of 4,257 races. When Diocles retired at the age of 42 after a 24-year career his winnings reportedly totalled 35,863,120 sesterces ($US 15 billion), making him the highest paid sports star in history.
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