Cristiano Ronaldo becomes first Billionaire Player ahead of Messi.

Cristiano Ronaldo

The 35 years old footballer was crowned as the highest paid footballer on Earth in 2020 by Forbes. He also made a mouth watering amount of £1.9 million through Instagram during the lockdown period.

Cristiano Ronaldo makes a whopping $65 million annually as salary and bonus as a Juventus player and has a total of 429.3 million followers across all his social media platforms.

The former Real Madrid and Manchester United Star has made over $105 million in 2020 from sources such as Nike, Altice, Herbalife and the CR7 Brand ranking him $1 million ahead of rival Lionel Messi who made $104 from salary and endorsement deals.

The Sun confirmed that the Juventus forward has become the first Billionaire Player ahead of Messi who experts has tipped to reach the milestone by next year.

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