Cristiano Ronaldo, Angel Di Maria, Radamel Falcao and David De Gea agent Jorge Mendes is NOT the richest in sport

He has been beaten by Major League Baseball's Scott Boras

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The agent of Cristiano Ronaldo, Jorge Mendes, has been placed second on Forbes' list of richest agents, behind Major League Baseball's agent Scott Boras.

Mendes, 49, was revealed to have negotiated contracts for his clients worth a total of £627.88m - earning him £62.76m in the process, according to Forbes. Also on the books of the Portuguese's agency, Gestifute, are current Chelsea pair Diego Costa and Radamel Falcao, Real Madrid stars Cristiano Ronaldo and James Rodriguez, former Manchester United winger Angel Di Maria and United goalkeeper David De Gea.

But his figures have been beaten by Scott Boras, who earned £76.8m in commission from his contract negotiations in Major League Baseball and tops Forbes’ list.

Third in Forbes’ list is the NFL's Tom Condon.





Gareth Bale’s agent, Jonathan Barnett, comes in at number four on the list. Barnett, who also represents Luke Shaw and Joe Hart, has earned around £28.8m in commission, according to Forbes.



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