Cristiano Ronaldo is the current footballer with the highest income due to football, although the salary of the Portuguese with the Juventus shirt is not the one that contributes the highest percentage to his earnings, as the entire CR7 brand moves millions of dollars.
Cristiano Ronaldo's income from advertising is much higher than what he receives as a footballer's salary, despite the fact that he is in the top 5 of best paid players. He is not in second place in his income either, that place belongs to his business.
Cristiano Ronaldo has a hotel, his own line of clothing and perfumes, he also uses his social networks very well so he charges millions for this item, now CR7 has a fortune of more than 450 million dollars, a lot more ahead of what Lionel Messi has.
As for the highest paid athletes in sports, Cristiano Ronaldo is among those who has the most money. He fights against players like Tom Brady, Tiger Woods but is still far away from Michael Jordan.
The richest athletes in the world:
- Lionel Messi 300 million dollars
- Cristiano Ronaldo 450 million dollars
- Tom Brady 500 million dollars
- Lebron James $ 500 million
- Tiger Woods $ 800 million
- Michael Jordan 1.9 billion dollars