Manchester (United Kingdom): Manchester City's players are the highest paid athletes in the world of sport, according to new survey. The Manchester side has topped a ranking of global sports pay, with an average first-team player earning more than £5.3m per year, or £102,653 per week.

American baseball teams -- the New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers -- are ranked at second and third place respectively. Real Madrid and Barcelona make up the top five.

Five Premier League clubs make the top 20; Manchester City (1st), Manchester United (8th), Chelsea (10th), Arsenal (11th) and Liverpool (20th).

Top pay masters in sports