It’s now official: World superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is the new player of Al-Nassr, from Saudi Arabia. The deal is turning him the best paid football player in the World. Here is the top 10 best paid players in the World.
According to transfer market expert Fabrizio Romano, Ronaldo signed a contract valid until June 2025 and will receive close to €200 million per year, including commecial deals.
So, maths are easy: the Portuguese will get half a billion during the 2 and ½ year-deal with the Saudi team.
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“History in the making. This is a signing that will not only inspire our club to achieve even greater success but inspire our league, our nation and future generations, boys and girls to be the best version of themselves. Welcome Cristiano to your new home”, Al Nassr said on social media this Friday.
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Cristiano Ronaldo said: “I’m thrilled for a new experience in a different league and a different country, the vision that Al Nassr has is very inspiring”. He added: “I’m very excited to join my teammates, and to help the team to achieve more success”.
History in the making. This is a signing that will not only inspire our club to achieve even greater success but inspire our league, our nation and future generations, boys and girls to be the best version of themselves. Welcome @Cristiano to your new home @AlNassrFC pic.twitter.com/oan7nu8NWC
— AlNassr FC (@AlNassrFC_EN) December 30, 2022
Is it the begining of the end for Ronaldo? The Portuguese is almost 38 years old. Although Ronaldo wanted to play in Europe, moving to Saudi Arabia will probably be the last chapter in his beautiful and historical career, far away from the big stages.
Top-10 Best Paid Football Player in the World
- Cristiano Ronaldo (Al-Nassr) - €200 million
- Kylian Mbappe (PSG) – €120 million
- Lionel Messi (PSG) – €110 million
- Neymar (PSG) – €80 million
- Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) - €50 million
- Erling Haaland (Manchester City) – €36 million
- Robert Lewandowski (Barcelona) – €32.5 million
- Eden Hazard (Real Madrid) - €30 million
- Andres Iniesta (Kobe) - €28 million
- Kevin de Bruyne (Manchester City) - €27 million