How does Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo earn his cash? Photo: @cristiano/Instagram
How does Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo earn his cash? Photo: @cristiano/Instagram

How Cristiano Ronaldo became football’s first billionaire – from record-breaking Manchester United merchandise sales to charging US$1 million per paid Instagram post

  • Topping Forbes’ ‘World’s Highest-Paid Soccer Players 2021’ list, Ronaldo recently returned ‘home’ to Manchester United after lucrative stints at Real Madrid and Juventus
  • The football star inked a lifetime deal with Nike, a feat only achieved by NBA legends Michael Jordan and LeBron James, and boasts over half a billion social media followers

How does Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo earn his cash? Photo: @cristiano/Instagram
How does Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo earn his cash? Photo: @cristiano/Instagram
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