Cristiano Ronaldo Net worth 2021 – Latest Updates
Cristiano Ronaldo Net worth
Name : Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro
Born: 5 February 1985
Parents : Maria Dolores dos Santos Viveiros da Aveiro, José Dinis Aveiro
Occupation: Football player, Fashion entrepreneur
Relationship: Georgina Rodríguez (2017-)
CR 7 Net Worth: 500 million Dollars
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro was born on February 5th, 1985 in Madiera, an island in Portuguese. His mother was a cook and his father worked as a municipal gardener, he also worked part-time as an equipment manager for a local soccer team. Ronaldo is their fourth and youngest child. Ronaldo’s mother stated that she wanted to abort him due to poverty but the doctor refused to perform the procedure.
Ronaldo played for Andorinha as a child from the year 1992 – 1995. When he turned 12 he went for a three-day trial with Sporting-CP and was signed for £1,500. When he was 14 on his mother’s advice he left his education to put his complete focus on football. He was expelled from his school for throwing a chair at his teacher.
When he was 15 he was diagnosed with a condition of a racing heart. He underwent surgery which altered his condition to resting heart. After a few days of having his surgery, he resumed his training.
At the age of 16, Ronaldo made his debut Sporting Lisbon’s first team and scores two goals of 3- 1 goal. After that match, Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson signed the young player and Ronaldo signed for Manchester United for a fee of 12 million pounds which was the highest pay ever paid to a teenage player. He made his debut as a substitute in a match which was won by 4- 0, he scored his first goal for the Red Devils a free-kick.
Ronaldo played as a midfielder for three years before he became the most popular star in 2006. In the 2006 – 2007 season, Ronaldo asked for the transfer, but he continued to play for Manchester United. He also worked on improving his style. He scores over 20 goals in that season and won the Premier League title. The next season he won the Champions League for the very first time and scored over 42 goals. Before he signed to Real Madrid contract he has scored over 100 goals for Manchester United.
Even after joining Real Madrid, his boyhood club, Ronaldo kept on breaking records and grow with Real Madrid. He joined for a record-breaking transfer fee. His debut season with Real Madrid ended with 33 goals.
The next season he became the first-ever player of Real Madrid to score more than 40 goals. He broke his record the next year with 60 goals in all competitions he scored 200 record-breaking goals in 197 appearances. In 2013 he scored 69 goals and for the first time won Ballon d’ Or. Several clubs attempted to buy him from Madrid throughout the year and finally, in 2018 he left Real Madrid after winning a number of trophies and
He joined Juventus and finished his debut season with them with 21 goals. In 2020 his second season with Juventus started. He also has a successful international career and won Euro Cup in 2016. As of 2021, his net worth is 500 million dollars.
Style of Play
Ronaldo’s career began as a winger, he used his speed and trickery to beat players in one on one situations and delivers the shots into the box. From a very young age, he was well known among ho peers for his best shooting ability, especially for long-range strikes and free kicks. His trademark technique for free-kick involves striking through the center of the ball and create an unpredictable path of flight.
Later in his career, Cristiano played as a central, traditional striker. As his pace diminished with age, Ronaldo reinvented his style of play to be more of a “goal poacher, finishing clinically inside the box. His ability to score from crosses is especially notable – either by towering headers or spectacular bicycle kicks. In recent years, Cristiano Ronaldo’s free-kick abilities have suffered.
Endorsement Earnings and Salary
Ronaldo’s base salary is more than 60 million dollars per year, this figure has changed over the years and different clubs pay him a different amount. His off-field income is from brand endorsements and is more than 40 million dollars.
Ronaldo earns 108 million dollars from June 2017- June 2018. Of this $108 million $61 million was through his salary and $47million was from his off-field brand endorsement. He earns $110 million between June 2018 and June 2019 from his empire. In the following one-year period he earned $120 million.
In 2016 Ronaldo signed the most expensive deals of his career with Nike. It was revealed that he has signed a “lifetime” deal of $1 billion. The specifics of the deal are not clear but it is believed that the signing bonus is $100 million. The four-year contract with Juventus pays Ronaldo a base salary of $64 million.
Apart from that there Ronaldo also earns from selling a number of self-branded products, like perfumes and clothing, etc.
How Does Cristiano Ronaldo Spend His Money?
In 2019 Ronaldo was declared the second-highest-paid athlete by Forbes as he earned $109 million that year. More than 40% of that income was from brand endorsement deals with some renowned companies like Tag Heuer, Clear Haircare, and Nike.
Ronaldo’s biggest hobby is cars. He drives a Lamborghini Aventador which is worth $300,000. He bought a $360,000 Rolls Royce which has only been bought by the world’s best richest players to date.
He lives in a $6.2 million villa in La Finca which is an exclusive community in Madrid built by architect Joaquin Torres. He also owns an apartment worth $18.5 million in Manhattan’s Trump tower which he bought in 2015.
He spent fortunes in opening football-themed hotels in his hometown Madeira, Portugal. Reportedly he spent nearly $30,000 to have a wax statue of himself made so that he could keep it at his home.
He also owns a stretch of private land on Madeira Island, which took social media by storm recently; after Ronaldo spent time with his family there during the lockdown.
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Awards and Achievement of Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo, through his back-to-back outstanding performance, has proved that he is no doubt the best in his field, due to his outstanding performance he has won a number of renowned titles in the football world. Ronaldo has won Ballon D’Or, the highest honor for a soccer player, five times. He has won the Golden Boot, given to the highest scorer across various leagues, four times. Ronaldo has won both of these awards more than any other European player.
Cristiano has six league titles, five Champions League wins, A Euro Cup win, a National League win. As of 2021, Ronaldo has won 29 trophies over the course of his career.
In 2018 he became the first player ever in history to win the Champions League five times. As of 2020, he has scored over 700 goals in his club and country career, which is also a record-breaking score. He also made other records like scoring 128 goals in Champions League and nine goals in Euro Cup.
Ronaldo is one of those few players who despite appearing on more than 1000 matches and being the age of 36 have not retired yet.
Rivalry with Leonel Messi :
The rivalry between Leonel Messi enjoyed by football fans all over the world. According to Cristiano Ronaldo “I think we push each other sometimes in the competition, this is why the competition is so high”. Both the players have been able to the 50-goal barrier record in a single season of the UEFA Champions League.
Their style of playing, personalities, and attitude onfield and off fields are constantly compared by football fans and reporters. Ronaldo is considered an arrogant and theatrical showoff, while Messi is depicted as a shy, humble character.
Messi is all–time La Liga top scorer whereas Ronaldo is second for goals scored. In UEFA Champions League Ronaldo is the all-time goal scorer where Messi is the second. The two of them have also broken each other’s record for goals scored and assist providers in the history of the competition. They are the first two players to score more than 100 goals in UEFA Champions League.
They dominated the Ballon d’Or/The Best FIFA Men’s Player awards since 2008, and the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year Award since 2014. Collectively, Ronaldo has won 32 major trophies including seven league titles and five Champions Leagues and guided Portugal to their first trophies UEFA Euro 2016 and the 2019 UEFA Nations League. He has also won four super cups, 4 league cups, six national super cups, two European Super Cups, and four FIFA Club World Cups.
Messi has won a club-record 35 major trophies as a Barcelona player, including ten league titles, four Champions Leagues, six Copa del Rey titles, seven Spanish Super Cups, three European Super Cups, and three FIFA Club World Cups. As for youth competitions, Messi won a gold medal at the 2008 Olympic Games held in China, and he had previously won the FIFA U-20 World Cup in 2005, being elected best player and top scorer of the tournament. Moreover, Messi was runner-up at three Copa Américas and at the 2014 World Cup, where he was named player of the tournament.
Both of the players have continuously denied any kind of off-field rivalry between them in fact they always say that their rivalry is just limited to their games.
Cristiano Ronaldo Cars Collection:
Social media presence:
Ronaldo has a massive fan following on social media. In fact, he is the most famous celebrity on social media platforms. He has 132 million followers on Facebook and 238 million followers on Instagram. While his Twitter account has 88 million followers.
Ronaldo has a deal with Instagram and it is claimed that he collects $2744615 from his single Instagram post.
Cristiano Ronaldo Girl Friend and kids
Cristiano’s girlfriend’s name is Georgina Rodríguez. she is from Spain. Cristiano has 4 kids but only one from Georgina Rodríguez and the other 3 kids’ mothers’ names are not disclosed as Cristiano is a very private person regarding his private matters.
Famous quotes of Cristiano :
- “I am not a perfectionist, but I like to feel that things are done well. More important than that, I feel an endless need to learn, to improve, to evolve, not only to please the coach and the fans but also to feel satisfied with myself. It is my conviction that there are no limits to learning, and that it can never stop, no matter what our age.”
- “To Be The Best You Need The Best.”
- “I see football as an art and all players are artists.
If you are a top artist, the last thing you would do is paint a picture somebody else has already painted.”
- “If you think you’re perfect already, then you never will be.”
- “Dedication, hard work all the time, and belief.”
- “I feel an endless need to LEARN, to IMPROVE, to EVOLVE, not only to please the coach and the fans but also to feel SATISFIED with myself.”
- “Talent isn’t everything. You can have it from the cradle, but it is necessary to learn the trade to be the best.”
- “I would be very proud if, one day, I’m held in the same esteem as George Best or Beckham. It’s what I’m working hard towards”
- “I prefer other people to make judgments about the way I play and to characterize me, rather I describe myself.”
- “There is no harm in dreaming of becoming the world’s best player. It is all about trying to be the best. I will keep working hard to achieve it but it is within my capabilities.”
- “I am not a perfectionist, but I like to feel that things are done well. More important than that, I feel an endless need to learn, to improve, to evolve.”
Cristiano Ronaldo has risen early in the world of football. And through his focus and dedication towards hard work, he has managed to maintain his position. Through his on-field career and off-field work of brand endorsement for different companies, Cristiano Ronaldo net worth 2021 is $500 million dollars