The next signing will make Ronaldo the highest-paid athlete in the world. After choosing his next club, Portuguese superstaris allegedly on track to surpass Michael Jordan as the highest-paid athlete in the world. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner will sign for Saudi Arabia’s Al-Nassr on January 1, according to Spanish media site Marca. According to the source, the Portuguese will sign a two-and-a-half-year contract with the Pro League team, making him the highest-paid athlete in the world. The club is situated in Riyadh.
According to reports, Cristiano Ronaldo will make almost €200 million with the Saudi Arabian club each year. The initial agreement, which will be worth about €100 million, will be further encouraged by sponsorship and advertising deals. The forward’s whole package will be far superior to those of players like Lionel Messi and Neymar. With annual salaries of over €75 million and €70 million, respectively, Messi and Neymar are among the highest-paid football players at the moment.
The salaries of Cristiano Ronaldo at Al-Nassr will be significantly higher than those of the highest-paid athletes in the United States. The former Real Madrid forward’s contract with Manchester United was mutually ended on November 22, leaving him a free agent. Ronaldo gained notoriety after an angry interview with Piers Morgan in which he attacked legendary players like Wayne Rooney as well as Red Devils boss Erik ten Hag and former manager Ralf Rangnick. Rudi Garcia, a former manager of Roma and Marseille, will oversee Ronaldo’s performance at Al-Nassr. Among his teammates will be Luiz Gustavo, Vincent Aboubakar, David Ospina, and Alvaro González.
Jaap Stam, a former Manchester United defender, asserts that Cristiano Ronaldo’s dramatic conversation with Piers Morgan was planned. He did it on purpose, the Dutchman claimed. How are we going to arrange things so that I can leave the club? was the strategy behind it. You could see where it was heading from the start-up until this point. Not participating, not being selected for the team, being substituted out, not being used, leaving the field, and then claiming that from United’s perspective as well, we talked about it and the debate over who is correct in each of these circumstances.
At the moment, Ronaldo is focused on assisting Portugal in capturing their first-ever FIFA World Cup. But according to SofaScore, he played for the weakest team in the Group stage. The Portuguese player’s performances during Portugal’s three games have received an average platform rating of just 6.37. In the tournament in Qatar, Ronaldo has only scored once, a penalty in the 3-2 victory against Ghana in the opening match. He also had a forgettable performance against South Korea.
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