Ice hockey | Alexander Ovechkin
Length of contract: 13 years (2008-2021)
Contract value: $124m
Salary per year: $9.5m
The 28-year-old Russian star gets paid like one. The former-number one overall pick is one of only eight players to win the Hart Trophy at least three times.
When you keep company with the likes of Wayne Gretzky, you get the big bucks.