According to the BBC, the contract amount is $ 503 million. This is an absolute record in the history of professional sports.
Thus, the footballer surpassed the American baseball player Mike Trout, who signed a 12-year contract with Los Angeles in 2019. The amount of his contract amounted to $ 426.5 million.
This year the professional American football team where Mahomes plays became the champion of the National Football League. In the finals, Kansas City Chiefs beat San Francisco.
Patrick Mahomes, who has been playing for Kansas City since 2017, has been recognized as the most valuable player in the final match.
Let us recall that the star of world football Cristiano Ronaldo became the first ever billionaire footballer.