There is news around that this year shall be the last time for Cristiano Ronaldo to appear in the FIFA World Cup 2022, in Qatar. Let us give a look into the net worth earnings of this football superstar. No matter if you are a fan of him or not but Cristiano Ronaldo has indeed changed the game. He is certainly the richest footballer ever in the world. Alongside Lionel Messi Ronaldo too had dominated the game for more than a decade. He also is a five-time winner of Ballon d’Or.
He has been able to earn an extraordinary net worth throughout his sporting career. He has represented Sporting CP, Manchester United, Real Madrid, and now Juventus. All throughout his shining career he has won many league titles over three different countries and has also been a five-time champion of the Champions League. Apart from his on-the-field success, he has also earned a great salary from the game and had made commercial income as well.
Ronaldo’s Net Worth
At the beginning of the year 2021, Ronaldo was estimated of having a net worth of $500 million (thirty-nine billion six hundred sixty-seven million six hundred sixty-three thousand five hundred rupees). In fact, his total income worth is $100 more than Messi’s and is double that of Neymar.
Earnings that Ronaldo makes
As per the reports stated by Forbes, Ronaldo had earned a little less than Messi in the year 2020. Yet, he had earned $117 million that year after the deduction of taxes. It was $9 million less than Messi that year. Ronaldo’s contract with Juventus has not been paying him a salary ($70 million) more than Messi or Neymar. Yet this football superstar earns more than them through his endorsement fees and commercial earnings.
Other than the fine football performances he has also found showing off his good looks and toned physique. This had earned him a huge fan base across social media and a superstar who has been endorsed by many of the biggest brands in the world. In fact, during the year 2020, Ronaldo happened to be the first football star to have reached the $ 1 billion bracket of earnings. It was later Messi too had achieved that feat.
Sponsors of Ronaldo
The brand Nike has been his most prominent sponsor. Each year this brand is reported to have been paying him more than $20 million. In 2016 they have signed a lifetime deal with Ronaldo. It also makes him the third sportsperson to do so. Other than Nike, this superstar of Portugal has also represented DAZN, Altice, MTG, Herbalife, Clear shampoo, Unilever, and Abbott over the last few years. Presently Ronaldo is said to have been earning about $45 million every year in the form of commercial fees from a lot of brands. Even now Ronald is indeed one of the best strikers in the world. And so, his options are huge in terms of games, clubs, and endorsements as well. This summer he had been linked to Bayern Munich, Chelsea, and Roma. In the coming days, he might make a move to Real Madrid.