The Pourtegese football celebrity and goalscorer, Cristiano Ronaldo has an estimated net worth $500 Million.
Cristiano Ronaldo Biography and Net Worth
Cristiano Ronaldo Biography and Early Life
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro was born in Madeira on February 5th, 1985.
Ronaldo is the last child of his parents, with two older sisters and a brother.
As a young child, his family struggled with his dad’s drinking and his mom’s struggling to take care of him and his siblings.
There’s not much information about his education, but as a young boy, Ronaldo started his football career.
Cristiano Ronaldo Career and Net Worth
Ronaldo started playing football as early as age 16. In 2002, Ronaldo signed a £12 million contract to play for Manchester United.
Ronaldo was a midfielder for Manchester United and played for three years, indeed rising to stardom. He scored over 100 goals for Manchester United.
Seeking more opportunities, Ronaldo signed with Real Madrid in 2009. With much practice, Ronaldo grew in his football skills.
In his time with Real Madrid, he appeared in at least 438 matches and scored about 451 goals. He became so good that so many clubs thought of buying him for their own club.
There have been a lot of juxtapositions between the goalscorer “Ronaldo” and the dribbler “Messi” as they both won the Player of the Year simultaneously.
They were the winners for about 10 years till 2018, when Luka Modric won the award. Ronaldo then moved to Juventus FC.
Ronaldo was always the show’s star and goalscorer in every club where he signed a contract.He is among the highest-paid athletes globally after Lionel Messi.
Ronaldo has signed endorsement deals with top brands like Tag Heuer, Clear Haircare, and Nike. This is where over 40% of his income comes from.
His lifetime deal with the Nike brand is worth $1 billion. He has a lot of assets and establishments to his name.
Ronaldo launched a football-themed hotel in his hometown, Madeira, Portugal, to inspire the love of football in youngsters.
Some of his achievements are
- World soccer Player of the Year: 2008, 2013, 2014, 2016.
- GSA Player of the Year in 2011, 2014, 2016, and 2017.
- 2004: Shortlisted for the FIFPro Young Player of the Year:
- 2008 FIFA World Player of the Year
His contract with the clubs ran into millions. For instance, Ronaldo earned about £480,000 weekly and £20 annually with the Manchester United Club.
Juventus paid him €30 million ($34 million/£26 million) per year.His contract deal with Real Madrid also paid him in thousands of pounds.
He is currently at his maiden club, Manchester United, and has resigned a two-year contract worth £12.9m
Ronaldo’s early commitment to his football career has paid off for him, and this has resulted in him being an all-time football star and celebrity.
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