How much is the wage difference between CR7 and Lionel Messi? Cristiano Ronaldo has become the highest paid football player of the current 2020-2021 season. The Portuguese star, who returned to Manchester United after being at Juventus and Real Madrid, is the leader of the list published by Forbes, followed by Messi, Neymar Jr and Kylian Mbappé.
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The world of football had a number of revolutions in the transfer market in August 2021. The extensive farewell of Messi from’ Barcelona had its outcome with his signing in the Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) of France i Ronaldo, In a couple of weeks, he left “Juve” and left for United, the English club that saw him explode his talent.
The moves, of course, occurred at an unusual time internationally for the COVID-19 pandemic. the economy of the countries was affected by the strict quarantines, the closing of businesses, the paralysis of the world. However, this has not diminished the high incomes of football stars.
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Thus, the recent publication of Forbes it is a sign that the salaries of the players have not fallen and that their income is maintained, especially by what they collect off the slopes: The brands, the sponsors, Social networks, among other mechanisms to make money. CR7, for example, has 500 million followers if you join your accounts Instagram, Facebook i Twitter.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CR7 AND MESSI’S SALARIES?
According to the latest Forbes post, Cristiano Ronaldo leads the list of highest paid footballers of 2021. Estimates of the prestigious economic publication indicate that CR7 would reach $ 125 million approximately as a salary during the present season.
Ronaldo will get in between $ 70 million from Manchester United and the rest of its sponsors of sports supplements, hotels, sportswear, among other items in which Ronaldo makes money with his image.
While the Argentine Lionel Messi will receive $ 110 millions at the same time: 75 million for PSG and 35 to sponsor different brands. Thus, Ronaldo brings him a difference of $ 15 million according to the new Forbes list.
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WHO ARE THE BEST PAID FOOTBALLERS OF 2021?
Also on the Forbes list is, after Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, the Brazilian star Neymar Jr. The 29 – year – old footballer will have a collection of $ 93 million. In fourth place is Kylian Mbappé, The 22-year-old Frenchman, who will have 43 million in their coffers for this season.
Messi, Neymar Jr and Mbappé are part of the PSG staff, so it is said that the team of Mauricio Pochettino is the highest paid in the world. Then, in fifth place, is Mohamed Salah, Star of the Liverpool which will bring together an approximate of 41 million of dollars.
Thus, the list of the 10 highest paid players is completed with Robert Lewandowski (Barn Munich, $ 35 million), Andrés Iniesta (Vissel Kobe, $ 35 million), Paul Pogba (Manchester United, $ 34 million), Gareth Bale (Real Madrid, $ 32 million) i Eden Hazar (Real Madrid, $ 29 million).
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WHAT IS THE AGE OF CRISTIANO RONALDO?
The Portuguese player Cristiano Ronaldo was born in Funchal on February 5, 1985, so in 2021, he is 36 years old. Despite this, CR7 maintains a competitive physique, which has been reflected in his first three games with Manchester United.