Many have wondered and asked how much is Ronaldo's net worth? How much does Ronaldo earn a year? In this article, we will take a look at CR7 net worth in 2018.
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro is no doubt one of the best soccer players in the world right now and also one of the greatest of all time. He is now playing for Juventus and the Portugal national team.
Ronaldo’s net worth 2018 is approximately $400 million, making him one of the richest sportsperson in the world.
The Portuguese forward was born on the 5th February 1985 on the island of Madeira. He is the youngest of four, with two older sisters, and an older brother.
It was on the island that he started playing football and by the time he was 12 he had started making a name for himself. He became Manchester United’s first-ever Portuguese player at 16 and that was when his career began in 2002. He was signed for a record fee of $12 million pounds to the club.
He played as a midfielder for three years before becoming a break out star in 2006. Before Ronaldo signed over to Real Madrid in 2009 he had netted more than a 100 goals for Manchester United.
Ronaldo’s skills and record-breaking continued to develop while with Real. He scored a record-breaking 200 goals in 197 appearances, and his abilities were recognized by many other clubs. A number of those clubs have attempted to buy him from Madrid throughout the years, and Juventus has now finally bought him for a record-fee of £88 million, (US$117 million).
Ronaldo has appeared in over 330 matches with Madrid and has netted 340 goals. Not only is that a beyond belief statistic, but it has also helped Ronaldo to win the FIFA best men’s Player of the Year award several times.
In fact, Lionel Messi and Ronaldo are the only two players to win the Ballon d'Or award for the past 7 years running! Nobody else has even come close.
Let’s take a look at Ronaldo business empire.
The Ronaldo business empire has been created around the CR7 image as well as representing a number of brands. The CR7 business ventures are mostly centered on his underwear line but have also evolved to include a variety of other clothing, leisure, and home products.
Also, Ronaldo owns two hotels in Portugal named Pestana CR7. One of them is in the capital, Lisbon, and the other in Funchal, his hometown on the island of Madeira. He later expanded into gyms in a partnership with US health company Crunch, with the first outlet under the ‘CR7 Fitness' name opened in Madrid.
This article was most recently revised and updated 3 years ago