Cristiano Ronaldo just became the Number 4 on the 2020 Forbes Celebrity 100; Which is one spot above his top rival, Lionel Messi.
Cristiano Ronaldo officially becomes the first soccer player in history to earn $1 billion in salary across his playing career.
C Ronaldo is the only third athlete to reach that level of achievement while still a tively playing; While Tiger Wood and Floyd Mayweather is the other 2 people to do it first.
In 2016, C Ronaldo became the third athlete after Michael Jordan and LeBron James, that was signed to a lifetime deal, that generates upwards of $20 million annually till eternity.
Ronaldo also collects $45 million from shampoo, Herbalife and pharmaceutical maker, Abbott.
Sporting Intelligence’s Nick Harris said and I quote: “Ronaldo is one of the greatest players of all time, in the world’s most popular sport, in an era when football has never been so rich”.
Forbes List Magazine already mentioned Cristiano Ronaldo the first soccer player billionaire, and there’s no doubt about that anymore..