Last Friday, Cristiano Ronaldo broke yet another record in his career. However, this time the Juventus striker didn’t even have to step into the pitch. That’s because CR7 just reached the billionaire mark according to renowned Forbes magazine.
The Portuguese player has accumulated 1 billion dollars throughout his career and confirmed that he became the first footballer to exceed the billion mark. With that, Ronaldo surpassed his Argentine rival, Lionel Messi.
Therefore, the magazine said that most of the billionaire amount earned by CR7 during his career comes from his salaries, as there were around 650 million dollars, being paid by his former clubs Sporting, Manchester United, and Real Madrid, and also his current club, Juventus.
Needless to say that Ronaldo is a record-breaking machine. Throughout his career, the striker has been breaking records in all seasons, regardless of which team he plays for and even for the Portuguese national team. So, let’s remember some of these great achievements of this absolute legend.
Starting with the renowned Champions League, CR7 is the all-time top scorer of the competition, with 126 goals scored. In addition, the Portuguese striker is also the player who scored the highest number of goals in a single UCL season. In 2013-14, the Portuguese ace scored 17 goals wearing the Real Madrid shirt.
He also went all the way to break the record of all-time top scorer of Real Madrid, scoring 451 goals from 2009 to 2018 wearing the Merengue shirt.
Cristiano Ronaldo also holds the record of most goals scored with the Portuguese team jersey, with 99 goals scored.
Together with Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo is the most voted best player in the world, being elected five times.
Surely we can see that Cristiano Ronaldo is an outstanding player and during this season and until the end of his career he can achieve even more historic achievements. In this way, football lovers are only grateful to have the opportunity to see the determination of this outstanding player on and off the field, as he’s also been helping out financially with the whole Covid-19 pandemic.