Footballing great Cristiano Ronaldo is known in all corners of the globe as one of the best footballers of the current era. The 37 years old Portuguese superstar is ageing like fine wine, and his records speak for itself. While breaking records on the pitch has been a long time hobby for Ronaldo, he has also established himself as one of the most successful businessmen with major endorsements and investments in select businesses besides his own brand CR7.
Net worth of Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo’s net worth is estimated at USD 500 million in 2022. The Manchester United forward reportedly earned USD 60 million from on-field performances between May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2022 and USD 55 million from his many endorsements during the same time frame. Ronaldo’s biggest endorsement deal has been and remains his lifetime contract with Nike. The Portugal captain signed the long-term deal with the sports brand giant worth USD 1 billion in 2016.
Brands endorsed by Cristiano Ronaldo
Besides that, he is known to endorse brands like Armani, Tag Heuer, Herbalife, Clear, PokerStars, Castrol, LiveScore and MEO among others. As for his own brand, the footballer operates his own clothing, fragrance lines, gyms and hotels through it.
Philanthropical side of Cristiano Ronaldo
Also known for his benevolence, Ronaldo recently restored an old football pitch in his hometown Funchal, along with Nike. Some time back, he had sold one of his Golden Boots, a prestigious award in the footballing world, to raise money for a social cause. Ronaldo further demonstrated his philanthropic side by funding 24 scholarships to the eCampus Universita in a year.
Cristiano’s social media presence
The striker is also immensely popular on social media platform Instagram, where he has 466 million followers, making him the most followed personality in the world. In 2021, Cristiano Ronaldo became the first individual in the world to reach 500 million followers across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Latest news on Cristiano Ronaldo
Currently, the forward is rumoured to leave Manchester United, as he aims to win what will be his 6th Champions League now, in the last few years of his career. Manager Erik ten Hag has already released a statement that Cristiano is not for sale, after the latter did not appear for the training sessions and is also to miss the friendly against Liverpool today, in Bangkok.