Tiger Woods

Sports • Golf
Tiger Woods in surgery after car crash
Tiger Woods in surgery after car crash
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According to the report by the LA County Sheriff's Department, the golf star crashed his car at 7.12 a.m. local time while travelling north alone on Hawthorne Boulevard. The vehicle sustained extensive damage, but no other vehicle was involved.

The 45-year-old had to be freed from his car with the help of a hydraulic rescue kit.

Sports • Soccer
Lionel Messi is the fourth athlete to reach $1 billion in pretax career earnings
Lionel Messi
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After earning $126 million in 2020, the Argentinean player Lionel Messi became the fourth athlete to reach a career total of $1 billion in pretax earnings. Before Messi, only golf legend Tiger Woods, boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., and Cristiano Ronaldo had reached the same milestone.

In 2020 Messi had $92 million paid to him as salary and $34 million from endorsements.