LISBON: Cristiano Ronaldo is the third highest-paid athlete – and second highest-paid soccer player – on earth. According to Forbes’ ranking of the 100 highest-paid athletes in the world, the Portuguese striker earns approximately $61 million in salary and winnings and $47 million in endorsements each year, for a total of $108 million.
Despite his sky-high earnings, Ronaldo recently faced accusations of tax fraud. In 2017, he was accused by the Spanish government of defrauding the country’s revenue offices of almost €15 million ($17.5 million) in unpaid taxes. In June, Spanish publication El Mundo reported that he had accepted a suspended two-year prison sentence and agreed to pay $21.7 million.
While the case is carried out in Spanish court, the super star leads a glamorous lifestyle. Here’s how Ronaldo spends his fortune: