Cristiano Ronaldo career earnings set to pass $1 billion mark despite Juventus wage cut

Cristiano Ronaldo career earnings set to pass $1 billion mark

Juventus and Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is set to take his career earnings past the $1 billion mark.

That’s according to Forbes, who note that Ronaldo is poised to be the third sportsman in history to reach that financial milestone.

How much money does Cristiano Ronaldo earn yearly?

Forbes report that Ronaldo’s salary and bonuses last season at Juventus totalled $65 million.

On top of that, Ronaldo earned $45 million in commercial deals, including his partnership with Nike plus his CR7 products.

 

Which other sportsmen have banked more than $1 billion?

Cristiano Ronaldo is set to become football’s first billionaire player.

Golf icon Tiger Woods reached that mark a staggering 13 years ago.

Boxer Floyd Mayweather joined the club in 2017.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus wage cut

A week ago, Juventus announced major pay cuts in light of the Covid-19 crisis.

Juventus issued the following statement, as the club agreed to waive the wages of their star players for the next four months:

The economic and financial effects of the understanding reached are positive for about €90m for the 2019-2020 financial year.

The understanding provides for the reduction of the compensation for an amount equal to the monthly payments of March, April, May and June 2020.

Should the current season’s matches be rescheduled, the Club will negotiate in good faith with the players and the coa

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Wayne Rooney reveals infamous bust-up with winker Cristiano Ronaldo HELPED relationship at Manchester United

Former England skipper Wayne Rooney says there were no hard feelings with Cristiano Ronaldo after the Portuguese superstar campaigned for Rooney to receive a red card during their infamous world cup quarter-final in 2006.

Rooney was issued with his marching orders in the 61st minute of the world cup elimination clash in Germany against Ronaldo’s Portugal after being adjudged to have stamped on opposition defender Ricardo Carvalho.

But tempers could have potentially frayed even further after Ronaldo appeared to campaign to the match official to have his then Manchester United colleague sent off. 

What’s more, the future multiple-time Ballon d’Or winner was caught on the television broadcast winking in the direction of his bench after the dismissal. 

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