The news of Cristiano Ronaldo signing a new contract, that keeps him in Real Madrid till 2021 is nothing new , especially for all the fans that keep up with football. Ronaldo has also recently penned a lifetime deal with Nike.
However what triggers our interest right now is the amount of money Ronaldo will be making . In this Recession see what one man is earning . Ronaldo’s new contract with Real Madrid is the biggest in football history. Ronaldo is expected to earn $545,000 per week (approx ₦260 million) and sets his buyout clause at $1.1 billion( ₦460 billion). And let’s not forget the $1.2 billion(₦552 billion) lifetime deal with Nike too.
A spokes person said : “Ronaldo is having yet another incredible year, for both club and country, and is unquestionably an icon of the game. He transcends football and is the most popular athlete on social media and the most famous athlete in the world
Ronaldo really is having an ‘Incredible year’, Winning the Champions League, Winning the Euro’s , UEFA Best Player in Europe Award, ESPY Awards Best International Athlete, Penning his new Contract and his New Deal with Nike.
The former Manchester United ace currently sits at the top of forbe’s 2016 list of highest-earning athletes in the world with earnings of $88 million(₦40 billion,480 million)
So parents when your child says they want to be a footballer, please encourage them, because you never know ,your child might be the next Cristiano Ronaldo.
We wish the three time Ballon d’or winner the best in his career.
Let us know what you think about these monstrous deals and Ronaldo’s Incredible year.
Written by Bashir Umar