Cristiano Ronaldo signed a lifetime contract with Nike for $24 million a year

Криштиану Роналду заключил пожизненный контракт с Nike на $24 млн в год

Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo signed a lifetime contract with Nike. In accordance with its terms, in the year the athlete will receive $24 million.

Football club “real Madrid” and the Portuguese national team Cristiano Ronaldo (Cristiano Ronaldo) and so is considered to be the highest paid athlete of our time. Forbes magazine placed it on the top of the 2016 and estimated his income at $88 million Ronaldo Recently signed a lucrative contract with “real Madrid” and Nike, which can boost its income to €100 million (almost $108 million) a year.

According to The Sunday Times, Ronaldo agreed to stay with “real Madrid” until 2021 on condition an annual fee of about $50 million a year. Also the player has signed a lifetime contract with sports brand Nike. In the year, the company will pay him $24 million Thus, when Cristiano Ronaldo will celebrate 73 years, the amount of payments to the athlete, Nike will reach $1 billion.

Ronaldo became the third in the history of the athlete, whom Nike signed a lifetime contract. The first was the basketball player LeBron James (LeBron James) and Michael Jordan (Michael Jordan).

Cristiano also has its own brand of sports clothes and shoes CR7. In addition, it develops its own network of hotels, the first of which Pestana CR7 — opened in July on the island of Madeira.