Patrick Mahomes is now the richest athlete in North America professional sports.

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The Chiefs and Super Bowl MVP quarterback Patrick Mahomes have reached agreement on a 10-year contract extension that keeps him in Kansas City through the 2031 season.

ESPN‘s Adam Schefter reports that the deal is worth $450 million over the 10-year period and could be worth up to $503 million. It includes a $140 million injury guarantee, as well as a no-trade clause. With his historical payout over the next 12 seasons, Mahomes will have the richest valued contract in American professional sports.

He now becomes the ONLY player in the NFL to make the list of the top 25 list of the largest North American sports contracts in North American sports history. Take a look at the other 24 athletes that make up the highest earnings in professional sports, and one thing you can take from this list, get your children in BASEBALL immediately!

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1. Patrick Mahomes

Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium Source:Getty

 

Contract Length: 12 years (2020–2031) | Contract Value: $503,000,000 | Average Per Year: $41,916,666.70 

2. Mike Trout

MLB: AUG 30 Red Sox at Angels Source:Getty

 

Contract Length: 12 years (2019–2030) | Contract Value: $426,500,000 | Average Per Year: $35,541,667

3. Canelo Álvarez

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Contract Length: 5 years (2018–2023) | Contract Value: $365,000,000 | Average Per Year: $73,000,000

4. Bryce Harper

Toronto Blue Jays v Philadelphia Phillies Source:Getty

 

Contract Length: 13 years (2019–2031) | Contract Value: $330,000,000 | Average Per Year: $25,384,615

5. Giancarlo Stanton

League Championship Series - Houston Astros v New York Yankees - Game Five Source:Getty

 

Contract Length: 13 years (2015–2027) | Contract Value: $325,000,000 | Average Per Year: $25,000,000

6. Gerrit Cole

MLB: FEB 29 Spring Training - Tigers at Yankees (ss) Source:Getty

 

Contract Length: 9 years (2020-2028) | Contract Value: $324,000,000 | Average Per Year: $36,000,000

7. Manny Machado

San Diego Padres v Los Angeles Dodgers Source:Getty

 

Contract Length: 10 years (2019–2028) | Contract Value: $300,000,000 | Average Per Year: $30,000,000

8. Alex Rodriquez (New York Yankees)

Baltimore Orioles v New York Yankees Source:Getty

 

Contract Length: 10 years (2008–2017) | Contract Value: $275,000,000 | Average Per Year: $27,500,000

9. Nolan Arenado

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Contract Length: 8 years (2019–2026) | Contract Value: $260,000,000 | Average Per Year: $32,500,000

10. Alex Rodriguez (Texas Rangers)

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Contract Length: 10 years (2001–2010) | Contract Value: $252,000,000 | Average Per Year: $25,200,000

11. Miguel Cabrera

Detroit Tigers v New York Mets Source:Getty

 

Contract Length: 8 years (2016–2023) | Contract Value: $248,000,000 | Average Per Year: $31,000,000

12. Anthony Rendon

Cincinnati Reds v. Los Angeles Angels Source:Getty

 

Contract Length: 7 years (2020–2026) | Contract Value: $245,000,000 | Average Per Year: $35,000,000

13. Stephen Strasburg

Washington Nationals Spring Training 2020 Source:Getty

 

Contract Length: 7 years (2020–2026) | Contract Value: $245,000,000 | Average Per Year: $35,000,000

14. Robinson Cano

Arizona Diamondbacks v New York Mets Source:Getty

 

Contract Length: 10 years (2014–2023) | Contract Value: $240,000,000 | Average Per Year: $24,000,000

15. Albert Pujols

MLB: AUG 31 Red Sox at Angels Source:Getty

 

Contract Length: 10 years (2012–2021) | Contract Value: $240,000,000 | Average Per Year: $24,000,000

16. James Harden

Orlando Magic v Houston Rockets Source:Getty

 

Contract Length: 6 years (2017–2023) | Contract Value: $228,000,000 | Average Per Year: $38,000,000

17. Joey Votto

Oakland Athletics v Cincinnati Reds Source:Getty

 

Contract Length: 10 years (2014–2024) | Contract Value: $225,000,000 | Average Per Year: $22,500,000

18. David Price

American League Division Series Game 2: New York Yankees v. Boston Red Sox Source:Getty

 

Contract Length: 7 years (2016–2022) | Contract Value: $217,000,000 | Average Per Year: $31,000,000

19. Clayton Kershaw

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Contract Length: 7 years (2014–2020) | Contract Value:$215,000,000 | Average Per Year: $30,714,286

20. Christian Yelich

San Francisco Giants v Milwaukee Brewers Source:Getty

 

Contract Length: 9 years (2020–2028) | Contract Value:$215,000,000 | Average Per Year: $23,888,889

21. Prince Fielder

2013 MLB All-Star Game Source:Getty

 

Contract Length: 9 years (2012–2020) | Contract Value:$214,000,000 | Average Per Year: $23,777,778

22. Max Scherzer

Washington Nationals v Houston Astros Source:Getty

 

Contract Length: 7 years (2015–2021) | Contract Value:$210,000,000 | Average Per Year: $30,000,000

23. Russell Westbrook

Orlando Magic v Houston Rockets Source:Getty

 

Contract Length: 5 years (2018–2023) | Contract Value:$206,794,070 | Average Per Year: $41,358,814

24. Zack Greinke

Arizona Diamondbacks v New York Yankees Source:Getty

 

Contract Length: 6 years (2016–2021) | Contract Value:$206,500,000 | Average Per Year:$34,416,667

25. Stephen Curry

Toronto Raptors v Golden State Warriors Source:Getty

 

Contract Length: 5 years (2017–2022) | Contract Value:$201,158,790 | Average Per Year:$40,231,758

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