All you need to know about Cristiano Ronaldo – contracts, wins, net worth, family, awards

all you need to know about christiano ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro is the highest paid footballer globally in 2024. The Portuguese international has won the Ballon D’or 5 times whereas his arch rival, Argentine Superstar Lionel Messi has won it two times more. 

Cristiano’s Net Worth and Earnings

Ronaldo is paid $260 million as salary every year as per a report by Forbes released this year. As of 2024, he has a whooping 903 million followers across all social media platforms. His net worth including his promotions, investments and businesses amounts to $600 million, the highest for any footballer around the world. It is assumed that by the time Ronaldo retires, his total earnings would have surpassed the 1 billion mark.

His major endorsement deals include a $1 billion deal with Nike in 2016 that came with a signing bonus of $100 million. In 2022, Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr signed him up as their main forward for a contract of $600 million.

Goals, Achievements, and Major Wins

The Al Nassr star forward has a total goal tally of 891 in the senior career club and international category, the highest in world history. He overtook the record of Brazilian Legend Pele in March 2021 for the most number of goals by crossing 770 goals across all formats when he was playing for Juventus in Serie A.   

His major wins has been with his first club Manchester United, where he was coached by Sir Alex Ferguson, winning 3 Premier Leagues continuously from 2006 to 2008, the FA Cup in 2003-04, FA Community Shield in 2007, Football League Cup in 2005-06 and 2008-09, the UEFA Champions League in 2007-08 and the FIFA club world club in 2008. 

He transferred to Real Madrid where his arch rival was Barcelona. He won the La Liga 2 times, in 2011-12 and 2016-17, the UEFA champions league in 2013-14, 2015-16, 2016-17, and 2017-18, Copa del Rey in 2010-11 and 2013-14. With Real Madrid, he won the Fifa Club World Cup in 2014, 2016, and 2017. 

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Then he played for Juventus and won the Serie A in 2018 and 2019, and the Coppa Italia in 2020-21 among others. He has won personal awards like Best Fifa Special Award for Outstanding Career Achievement in 2021 and the Best Fifa men’s player in 2016 and 2017. He has won the Golden boot and golden shoe many times in his career also. 

Family Details of Ronaldo

Cristiano is very close to his mother, and his family consists of his brother Hugo and two sisters Katia and Elma. He has 5 children of whom Cristiano Ronaldo Jr is the eldest, then comes along the twins Eva and Mateo, the younger ones are Alana Martina and Bella Esmeralda, the youngest being born on 18th April 2022. He lives with his partner Goergina Roedriguez.



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