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Cristiano Ronaldo Becomes Highest Paid Player After Joining Saudi Arabian Club (See top 10)

 

Cristiano Ronaldo is now the highest paid player in the world.

 

This comes after he signed a mouth-watering deal with Saudi Arabian league side Al Nassr on Friday.

 

He will pocket over $200 million in two years.

 

Ronaldo was a free agent for just over a month after his contract with Man United was terminated in November.

 

Once ad revenue is included, the former Real Madrid, Juventus and Sporting Lisbon striker is now the best-paid athlete on the planet.

 

CBS Sports reports that the entire volume of Ronaldo’s contract with Al Nassr would earn the Portuguese €216m a year.

 

This by far cannot be measured with the €75m per season of Paris Saint-Germain stars, Lionel Messi and Neymar’s €70m.

 

Here is list of top ten highest earners after Ronaldo’s contract:

 

10 Kevin De Bruyne (Man City) – $29m

 

9 Andres Iniesta (Vissel Kobe) – $30m

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8 Eden Hazard (Real Madrid) – $31m

 

7 Robert Lewandowski (FC Barcelona) – $35m

 

6 Erling Haaland (Man City) – $39m

 

5 Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) – $53m

 

4 Neymar (PSG) – $87m

 

3 Lionel Messi (PSG) – $110m

 

2 Kylian Mbappé (PSG) $128m

 

1 Cristiano Ronaldo (Al-Nassr) $214m

 

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