Cristiano Ronaldo netted 44 goals in 43 matches in all competition this past season; 2017-2018, and added a fifth Ballon d’Or, given to the world’s best player, and his fifth Champions League title to his trophy shelf.
Forbes magazine ranked him 10th in its 2018 list of the highest paid celebrities in the world, earning 110m dollars.
He recently moved to Juventus from Real Madrid. His lifetime Nike contract is worth upward of $1 billion. He has an array of other deals including Herbalife, EA Sports and American Tourister, along with a growing line of CR7 branded products including shoes, underwear, fragrance, jeans, a children’s line (for which he models with his son), a line of hotels and soon-to-open restaurants in Brazil.
He remains the most popular athlete in the world with 322 million social media followers.