Portugal and Juventus talisman, Cristiano Ronaldo, has become the first billionaire footballer, according to a report by Forbes.
It’s reported that Ronaldo, earned $105m before taxes and fees in the past year, making him the first footballer in the history of the game to earn $1billion.
Forbes via its Twitter handle said Ronaldo earned $105 million in the past year (2019), making him number 4 on the 2020 Forbes list.
Ronaldo raked in £85million last year from his wages and endorsement deals, pushing him into becoming a billionaire.
His capital for the past year was second only to tennis superstar, Roger Federer, in the athletic world and it made him the number one in the game of football.