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Forbes: Richest Sporting Events In The World

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1. UEFA Champions League

Sport: Soccer
Prize Money: $43.4 million
The most prestigious club soccer tournament in the world pays like it. The Spanish side Barcelona beat Manchester United for the title in 2011 behind the brilliant play of the diminutive Lionel Messi. The money is also brilliant, but not diminutive at all.

(AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

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