Cristiano Ronaldo is a professional football player who is universally acknowledged as the greatest player of all time and currently playing football for Real Madrid club and Spain national football team in the position of a forward. To many, Cristiano is a legend the best player there is together with his counterpart from Barcelona Lionel Messi. FIFA has ranked Ronaldo as the best player in the world, the latest one being in 2017 and becoming the fourth time to hold the crown. Let’s find out more about how much is Cristiano Ronaldo Net Worth!
On many occasions, Cristiano Ronaldo has topped the list of the highest-paid football players in the world, highest-earning athletes globally, the world’s most marketable athletes, and, also, the most popular sportsperson on social media. With all this fame, it’s on the interest of many to know how the man with the golden legs banked $450 million as his net worth fortune and precisely what’s Cristiano Ronaldo earnings weekly and annually, also, how did he get here.
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Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro is the son of Jose Dinis Aveiro and Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro. He was born in 1985 in Funchal, where he was brought up. In his home amongst all the four children of the couple, Ronaldo is the youngest of them all.
Ronaldo started playing football at a very young age at the age of 7 years and was part of the Andorinha team between 1992 and 1995. Before moving to Sporting CP at the age of 12, he was a team player with Nacional, where he spent around two seasons. At the age of 14, he decided to quit education and concentrate on his football career.
Ronaldo is the father of an unknown son and twins from an unknown mother. He has wholly sealed the identity of that family. However, we know his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez gave birth to a baby girl in November 2013.
Cristiano’s career in football started when he was young, but we can say it started shaping up when he was in Sporting CP at the age of 16. Due to his scoring ability and his prowess, he caught the attention of several managers such as Arsene Wenger, Gerard Houllier, and Alex Ferguson, all of them with some interest in signing the 18-year-old.
Alex Ferguson, the then manager of Manchester United, made it sign him in the 2003-2004 season for £12.24 million. At Manchester United, he helped the team win the premier league title in 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, UEFA Champions League 2007-2008, FA Community shield in 2007, Football league Cup in 2005-06 and 2008-09 and FIFA World Cup 2008.
While at Manchester United, he was awarded awards such as premier league player of the month, Footballer of the Year, Fans player of the year, EUFA Club / FIFA World Footballer of the Year, took home the European Golden Shoe, premier league Golden Boot and even Ballon d’Or.
Ronaldo transferred to Real Madrid for £80 million in the 2009-10 season, where he has been playing to date and had a contract with them, which abides him to the club till 2021. With Real Madrid, he has been able to help the club win La Liga twice, Copa Del Rey twice, Super Copa de Espana twice, UEFA Champions League thrice, UEFA Super Cup twice, and FIFA Club World Cup twice.
As a player of his national team Portugal where he is the captain, he has been able to lead them in winning UEFA European Championship in 2016.
Awards & Achievements
Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most awarded perhaps the most awarded player in football history. Some of the awards he has received in summary are 4 FIFA Ballon d’Or/Ballon d’Or, 4 European Golden Shoes, 24 Trophies, and other numerous, uncountable awards.
Net Worth & Salary of Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo’s net worth stands at $500 million. He was ranked as the highest-earning athlete in 2017, earning around $93 million. Cristiano Ronaldo, every week, earns approximately £365,000. Ronaldo has been a regular entry in the list of world’s highest-paid and world’s highest-earning. But Cristiano Ronaldo net worth figures haven’t been realized through his football career earnings but through endorsement deals which have been Cristiano Ronaldo net worth booster.
Currently, Ronaldo has a lifetime deal with Nike, which guaranteed his a clean $1 billion, and he also has other sponsorship deals with consumer products such as computers, clothing, soft drinks, automotive, and many more. Also, the fact that he has 275 million social media fans, he becomes among the most marketable athletes, and another of Cristiano Ronaldo net wort income channels is his line of CR7 products that include hotels, underwear, fragrance among other products.
Cristiano Ronaldo can only be termed as a legend, an icon, and a master of the game. He has set more than 50 world records, and he is yet to slow down so we can expect more and even a change in his net worth figures.