The highest paid philateic item paid for is $100,000
It was Ronaldo.
Michael Essien of Chelsea and Ghanna is the highest paid African footballer today.
Baseball And soccer (football) are the highest paid players in the world
Research to find the highest paid presenter on BBC Sports Football has found that Jeremy Clarkson is the highest paid. According to Huffington Post he made an estimated three million British Pound in 2012.