RONALDO’S $72M BONUS
CRISTIANO Ronaldo has won five Ballon d’ors, 29 trophies, holds the record for most goals scored in the UEFA Champions League, has been ranked the world’s highest paid athlete and in the 100 most influential people on the planet.
Now he can add the world’s No.1 Instagram influencer.
The Portuguese striker was officially given that ranking in a study by Buzz Bingo, estimating that he makes an extra $71.9 million to promote products on social media.
Of Ronaldo’s 34 sponsored posts on Instagram over the 12-month period, one for a shoe company amounted to $1.47 million.
Barcelona’s Lionel Messi was second with $35 million.
Money bags: Cristiano Ronaldo