Cristiano Ronaldo has completed more than two decades in all professional football. Most footballers hang up their boots before this age. In February, the clock of life will move to the house of 39. Although not at Europe’s highest level, Ronaldo is still ruling professional football.
During the last World Cup in Qatar, Ronaldo was without a club for quite some time as he broke his relationship with Manchester United. The Portuguese forward has finally found a new address in club football. CR Seven has joined Saudi Arabian club Al Nasr on a two-and-a-half-year contract until 2025.
The business factor played a bigger role in bringing Cristiano Ronaldo to the team than the football aspect. No more or why? The name Cristiano Ronaldo is a brand in itself. The Saudi club did not hesitate to pour money for Ronaldo, who is on the threshold of 39 years of age.
However, the transfer fee has not been confirmed by Al Nasr or Ronaldo yet. However, according to Saudi Arabia’s state-owned TV channel Al-Ekhbariya News, Ronaldo’s annual income from playing for Al-Nasr will be 172 million British pounds (Tk 2,159 crore in Bangladeshi currency).
According to Fabrizio Romano, an Italian journalist and reliable source in the transfer market, Ronaldo will earn 200 million euros (177 million pounds) per year at Al Nasr, owned by the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Sports. According to the American financial and business magazine Forbes, Ronaldo is now the world’s highest-paid sportsperson, despite the slight variation in the figures.
However, Ronaldo will not get this money only for playing on the field. According to CBS Sports, Al-Nasser will pay him 62 million pounds a year, with the rest of the money Ronaldo will receive from his image rights, participation in advertisements and other ancillary activities. How incredible Ronaldo’s earnings at Al Nasr are can be understood by breaking down his earnings over time.
It has been said above that Ronaldo’s income will be 2,159 crores in Bangladeshi currency while playing for Al Nasr. As of the month, that income will be 179 crore rupees. It will be Rs 45 crore per week.