Ronaldo, who earns ‘500 million a day’, overtakes Messi to become sports player’salary king’

Ronaldo won the ‘Meho War’ between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Ranked #1 in the world sports star salary rankings.

On the 3rd (Korean time), the US economic magazine Forbes released the top 10 annual salary rankings of sports stars around the world. While football was super strong, sweeping the top three, Ronaldo was found to be the sports star making the most money.

Ronaldo took first place with $136 million (approximately 181 billion won). He earned 46 million dollars (about 60 billion won) from soccer and 90 million dollars (about 120 billion won) from non-soccer income.

Forbes explained that “Ronaldo’s salary and additional marketing revenue jumped significantly when he signed with Saudi Arabia’s Al Nasr,” and “renewed the highest amount in the history of a football player.”

Second place was eternal rival Messi. Messi earned $130 million (about 173 billion won), $6 million less than Ronaldo. Both soccer and non-soccer income recorded $65 million (approximately 86 billion won).

Forbes said, “Messi’s future is being entangled in speculation, such as returning to Barcelona, ​​Saudi Arabia or entering the MLS in the United States, but regardless, he recorded the second highest income in the world.” The contract played a part,” he said.

Ronaldo and Messi have formed a rivalry for about 15 years since 2007. Ronaldo took the lead by winning the Ballon d’Or, which is given to the world’s best player, but Messi took a big turn when he won four consecutive awards.스포츠토토

Since then, they have been tied at 5-5, but now the gap has widened to 7-5 as Messi won two more awards. In addition, unlike Ronaldo, who performed below expectations at the World Cup in Qatar last year, Messi has risen to the top ranks of all time by giving Argentina a championship in 36 years.

While the ‘Meho Daejeon’ ended with Messi’s victory, Ronaldo won by ahead of Messi in the one-year income category.

Meanwhile, Kylian Mbappe (PSG) took third place, followed by LeBron James (LA Lakers) and Canelo Alvarez (Boxing) in fourth and fifth place, respectively. Golf stars Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson ranked 6th and 7th, Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant of basketball ranked 8th and 10th, and tennis emperor Roger Federer ranked 9th.

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