5th: Fabio Aru (2.6 million euros)
Fabio Aru is the current leader of the UAE team in major races. Although teammate Tadej Pogacar won the Tour de France in 2020, Fabio Aru remains one of the team’s most admired players. Fabio Aru is enjoying a salary of 2.6 million euros in the UAE racing team.
4th: Egan Bernal (2.7 million euros)
23-year-old Colombian driver Egan Bernal was the first non-American to win the Tour de France. Since 2017, he has played for Ineos with a 5-year contract. The current salary of Egan Bernal is 2.7 million euros.
3rd: Geraint Thomas (3.5 million euros)
For many, this British racer was one of the big surprises of 2018 but deserved the win at the Tour de France. Geraint Thomas has proven that he is the leader of the Sky team, reflected in his salary of 3.5 million euros that he earns annually.
2nd: Christopher Froome (4.5 million euros)
The runner-up on the list of the world’s most paid crabs is none more than Christopher Froome, the three-time Tour de France champion. In 2019, he had a serious accident but still managed to return to the race to find glory for the fourth time in the most prestigious race on the planet. At the moment, Christopher Froome is making 4.5 million euros.
1st: Peter Sagan (5 million euros)
The highest-paid athlete in the world, of course, belongs to the most talented person in the bike industry today, Peter Sagan. “The God of sprint” has never won the world championship, but always brings excitement to the audience in sprint speed shows. Peter Sagan is the winner of the most numerous races in the world, including 12 wins at Tour de France.
Peter Sagan is not only an extraordinary cyclist, but he also has an irresistible appeal to the public. Peter Sagan’s salary is 5.5 million euros in Bora-Hansgrohe, which means that the Slovakian racer pocket about 11.4 billion a month.