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Denver Broncos v Seattle Seahawks

SEATTLE, WA - AUGUST 17: Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos walks off the field after being defeated by the Seattle Seahawks 40-10 at CenturyLink Field on August 17, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Highest-paid athletes in the world

From cricketer M.S. Dhoni to football great Lionel Messi, these sportsmen are ranked as the highest paid athletes in the world by Forbes magazine.