American football player Patrick Mahomes has agreed to sign an agreement with the Kansas City Chiefs club for $ 503 million. This was reported on the website of the National Football League (NFL).
With the new contract, Mahomes became not only the highest-paid athlete in the world but also the first American football player with an agreement of more than half a billion. The new contract will enter into force from the 2022 season.
Over the next two seasons, the 24-year-old quarterback will earn $ 27.6 million.
Kansas City Chiefs last year became an NFL champion. According to the results of the final meeting, Mahomes was recognized as the most valuable player (MVP).