Cristiano Ronaldo Emerges The First Footballer In History To Earn $1 Billion

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Portuguese professional footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo, has emerged as first soccer billionaire, The PUNCH reports

35-year- Juventus star is the third athlete after Tiger Woods and Floyd Mayweather to hit the $1 billion earnings mark while still actively competing, according to Forbes.

Forbes via its handle said Ronaldo earned $105 million in 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 past year was only to tennis superstar, Roger Federer, the athletic world and it made him the number one in the game football.

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