- Cristiano Ronaldo managed to build a business empire by being one of the most prolific footballers the world has ever seen
- Ronaldo has made and continues to make a huge fortune from his social media posts
- He is the most followed person on Instagram, with at least 475 million followers worldwide
It’s no longer a secret that Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most successful footballers of all time. Ronaldo has won numerous trophies and individual awards during his long career, which spanned over 15 years.
With the wide success on the pitch came fame, which translated into millions and millions of social media followers.
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Ronaldo is currently the most followed person on Instagram, with over 475 million people keeping tabs on the Portuguese star. The striker has always let his fans talk about his personal life, including his lovely partner Georgina Rodriguez and his five children.
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Unbeknownst to many, his social media followers are also a source of income for the Manchester United star. BonusFinder reports that Ronaldo earns nearly US$2 million for each social media post.
This figure is double what number two earns. Number two is Lionel Messi, who rakes in a million US dollars for every social media post. Former wrestler Dwayne Johnson is third on the list. He earns the same as Messi.
Lionel Messi could break Cristiano Ronaldo’s Champions League record this season
sports briefs previously reported that Lionel Messi would have a perfect opportunity to equal or surpass Cristiano Ronaldo’s impressive record in the Champions League this season.
The Paris Saint-Germain star has always been embroiled in a neck and neck battle with Ronaldo. Ronaldo has an advantage in Europe’s top club competition, but that could all change this season.
Lionel Messi could surpass Cristiano Ronaldo’s impeccable Champions League record this season
Ronaldo faces the daunting prospect of missing out on the Champions League for the first time in over 15 years. Manchester United could only qualify for the Europa League and Ronaldo’s attempts to leave the club or find another club playing the Champions League have so far been futile.