Rory McIlroy tops UK's richest young sports star list for third year running

10 May 2019 11:01
Golfer’s fortune stands at £138mFootballers dominate all-male listThe Northern Irish golfer Rory McIlroy has been named the UK’s richest young sports star for the third year running, increasing his fortune by £28m to £138m, in an all-male list dominated by Premier League footballers.He topped the 17-strong list ahead of the Real Madrid and Wales footballer Gareth Bale, whose fortune grew a £20m to £94m. Bale moved up a spot because Andy Murray, 31, did not feature on this year’s list. Only UK-based sports stars aged 30 and under are eligible for inclusion. Related: Rory McIlroy wins prestigious Players Championship in thrilling finish Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian