Before that, there were two sportsmen who reached that mark when they were still active: Tiger Woods and Floyd Mayweather.
The Portuguese international won, in 2019, 105 million dollars – before paying taxes and fees – surpassing rival Lionel Messi also financially. Cristiano Ronaldo joins Forbes’ list as the first footballer to win millions of dollars – a “Billionaire Man”, as a magazine nickname.
CR7 ranks fourth in the Forbes 2020 Celebrity Top 100, a place above rival Lionel Messi.
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