The Goat, Cristiano Ronaldo has another feather in his cap. CR7 becomes the first Billionaire soccer player to ever grace the field. Cristiano has been an idol and is worshipped by millions all over the globe. Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the few sporting icons who transcends into people’s hearts all over the globe for his dedication and passion for the game.
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According to Forbes, after Tiger Woods and Floyd Mayweather Ronaldo becomes the third sportsman to reach this pinnacle. Cristiano Ronaldo ranks fourth on the list of highest paid athletes after Kylie Jenner, Kanye West, and Tennis icon Roger Federer. A large part of Ronaldo’s income comes from club contracts. According to Forbes report Ronaldo earns approximately $650 million from club contracts, which is estimated to go above $765 million by the end of 2022.
Cristiano Ronaldo is one of most celebrated player across the globe. The legend is also the face of many brands, Nike has signed Ronaldo in lifetime deal for their brand, for which the company will pay a whopping amount of $20 million annually.
The Covid-19 pandemic didn’t affect the income flow of Ronaldo, brands die to sign him as the face of their Company. During this pandemic when economies are going on recession and countries are facing hard times. Cristiano Ronaldo made a whopping amount of £1,888,336 through his Instagram posts.
The lockdown phase didn’t have any effect on the star footballer. Cristiano Ronaldo has also implemented 30% cut on his revenue to help the people sustaine during this Coronavirus pandemic.