Cristiano Ronaldo Endorsement Contracts & Earnings

Cristiano Ronaldo Endorsement Contracts: He is the best-paid Football player in the World. According to the Forbes list of  World’s Highest-Paid Athletes, the Portuguese international has earned $80 million last year, which also makes him second richest Athlete in the World.

Cristiano Ronaldo Endorsement Contracts & Earnings

He is the popular choice for brands for their Endorsement, as Real Madrid star enjoys a huge fan following Worldwide. He has over 100 million likes on the Facebook and 30 million followers on the Twitter. He represents Nike, Emporio Armani, KFC, Coca-Cola and motor oil company Castrol.

Here are the complete details of the Cristiano Ronaldo Sponsorship deals: Cristiano Ronaldo Net Worth:

  •  Total Net Worth:$300 Million
  • Net Worth 2015: $80 Million
  • Endorsements Contracts: $28 Million

Cristiano Ronaldo Endorsement Brands:

1. Nike:

Contract Value: £14.1 million a year
End Date: 2020

He is the leading Face of the World’s famous sports brand Nike. The Real Madrid star has big deals with Nike and make 6 million Euros a year. Previously he has earned $41.1 million by Endorsing Nike Which he signed in 2010.

He is set to sign a new deal with the Nike worth of $64 million for next five years as the current deal expires, which will be the most lucrative deal. Nike launched special edition Mercurial Superfly CR7 before the FIFA World 2014 Brazil.

2. Armani:

Value: £1 million
End Date: 2019

He replaced his former Manchester United David Beckham for the endorsement of the Armani. Ronaldo modeling for the Emporio Armani men’s underwear and Jeans.

3. KFC:

Value:  $2 million
End Date: 2016

He signed an Endorsement contract with KFC in 2013, which is worth of $2 million. The day advertisement came out, company sees a major increase in the sales. At the same Ronaldo KFC Endorsement raised eyebrows, as per area manager Middle East of Spanish sports management firm Media Base Digital (MBD), Max Roures; ”  The KFC endorsement is a weird deal because he’s promoting fast food.

4. Emirates:

Value: Fee unknown
End Date: 2019

While Lionel Messi endorses Turkish Airlines, Ronaldo appeared in the Emirates advertisement along with the legendary and one of the best player of all times, Pele.

5. Tag Heuer:

Value: Fee unknown
End Date: 2019

He joined the Tag Heuer in 2014, as long-term brand Ambassador of the Tag Heuer.

6. Coca-Cola:

Value:  £70m
End Date: 2019

Coca-Cola Endorsement deal is one of the most lucrative deal, he has signed.

7. Castrol:

Value: £5.5m
End Date: 2015

The Real Madrid player became the brand Ambassador of Castrol in 2009 by signing a deal of £8.2m for two years. He extended his affiliation with Castrol as he renewed the contract with £5.5m.

8. Konami:

Value: £70 million
End Date: 2018

He joined Konami as brand Ambassador of Pro Evolution Soccer.

Top 10 highest sponsorship deals for players at the World Cup


1) Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal and Real Madrid) Nike – £14.1m
2) Lionel Messi (Argentina and Barcelona) Adidas – £13.6m
3) Neymar Jr. (Brazil and Barcelona) Nike – £9.5m
4) Thomas Muller (Germany and Bayern Munich) Adidas – £3m
5) Mesut Ozil (Germany and Arsenal) Adidas – £3m
6) Wayne Rooney (England and Manchester Utd) Nike – £3m
7) Sergio Aguero (Argentina and Manchester City) Puma – £3m
8) Steven Gerrard (England and Liverpool) Adidas – £3m
9) Frank Lampard (England and Chelsea) Adidas – £3m
10) Luis Suarez (Uruguay and Liverpool) Adidas – £3m

  • Cristiano Ronaldo is the highest earner in sponsorship money at the World Cup with Lionel Messi second
  • Ronaldo earns £14.1million-a-year with Nike, while Messi makes £13.6m with Adidas
  • Brazil’s Nike-sponsored Neymar Jr. is third with £9.5m
  • England’s Wayne Rooney, Steven Gerrard, and Frank Lampard make top 10
  • Disgraced Uruguay striker Luis Suarez also features on the list

Richest Footballers in the World 2016 – All Time List

The football field is not the only place that many of our players battle it out for the top honor. Looking at the majority of the world’ richest football players of all time in Forbes list as well, who are still active international players, they have also set up a successful business and have many sponsors outside the field to make them compete off the field too. Here is a list of World’s 10 richest football players, their income, and their net value for the year 2015-2016.

10) Frank Lampard – 80 million Euros

At 10 we have former Chelsea player Frank Lampard, who in the past years have earned over €35m while playing for Chelsea and a year at Manchester City. He also has made few sound investments in properties and currently owns a townhouse in Chelsea valued at €13m, two apartments in Barcelona and Dockland whose value is currently unknown and recently also sold a mansion in Esher and earned a profit of €5m on the property.

Besides properties, Lampard also has a series of football books for children and has represented Nike and Adidas in the past.

09) Ronaldinho – 83 million Euros

While Brazil’s Ronaldinho is no longer on the European football circuit, the former Ballon d’Or winner is still earning huge amount of money outside of Europe.

After leaving Europe Ronaldinho, earned €2.7m annually while playing for Atletico Mineiro and then moved to Mexico. In Mexico, he has now signed a contract with Queretaro, which is heavily based on his performance.

But despite that huge clause in his contract, he could still earn an additional €2.5m per year. Besides these, he has earned over €20m in the last 10 years having signed a deal with Nike during his FC Barcelona days.

08) Raul – 85 million Euros

Raul is a new entry into this list. After regularly topping Real Madrid’s top earner’s list in his 16 years with the Real Madrid football team, Raul made a consistent salary of €7m per year.

Besides his regular salary, he also earned another €14m in his two years at Gazprom-backed Schalke. Then he added to that amount by earning another €10m when he spent two seasons at Qatari’s Al-Sadd and has now joined New York Cosmos for an undisclosed salary and will play and head up the youth academy of the football club.

Despite good on-field portfolio, he has also earned extensively in his business Scar Sports Europe and has also invested heavily in renewable energies. Besides football and business, he also owns 20 percent shares of a property company called Luri, and an energy company called Cadmus.

07) Samuel Eto’o – 87 million Euros

Chelsea player Samuel Eto’o earned a lucrative amount of money playing for Anzhi Makhachkala. Before that Eto’o had also won two back to back UEFA Champions League title while playing for FC Barcelona (2009) and Inter Milan (2010) where he earned €10m a year at FC Barcelona and a total of €12m at Inter Milan before moving to a €5m a year contract with Chelsea.

Besides these high salaries, Eto’o also signed lucrative deals with Puma and Ford. But despite all these Eto’o has poured a lot of income into launching the Samuel Eto’o Laikipia Unity Football Academy in Kenya and through the Academy is in its final stages of launch, the initiative will get him a lot more attention and income in coming years.

06) Kaka – 96 million Euros

Though the Brazilian was not given an opportunity to prove himself in 2014 World Cup, the 2007 Ballon d’Or winner has still played a lot of football across the world and has earned a lot of money over the years.

Kaka earned more than €35m over the course of four years he spent at Real Madrid. Though injury then forced him out of wages on his return to AC Milan, he since his return has earned a €2m deal for six months at Sao Paulo and now a €6.3m deal with Orlando City in the USA.

He is also a marketer’s dream and has signed many deals with Pepsi, Adidas, Samsung, Gillette and Armani and even owns many properties including in Manhattan, Natal, Madrid, and Milan.

05) Wayne Rooney – 103 million Euros

England’s new captain and Manchester United’s poster �?guy’ Wayne Rooney is the highest-ranked Premier League player and earns a lot from his salary from Old Trafford’s club Manchester United. Over the years, his salary with the club increased steadily and he was earning an annual income of €18.9m at the start of last season.

The fact that he has many interested buyers like Monaco and PSG only makes his value for the red devils go up and seems he will be in Manchester United for a long time to come. Despite a good on-field income, Rooney has boosts of €5.4m deals with Nike, Samsung, and Harper Collins and even owns a racehorse (two were retired in 2013).

On the property front, Rooney has a mansion in Prestbury which is worth over €6m but he has already spent double that amount on upgrading that mansion.

04) Zlatan Ibrahimovic – 105 million Euros

PSG player Zlatan Ibrahimovic has understood his value since the age of 19 when Malmo sporting director Hasse Borg sold him for €8.7m to Ajax. The Swede player has understood his value very well since then and is careful not to be too over-endorsed, yet he has signed deals with Nivea, Xbox, Volvo, and Dressman.

He even had a contract with Nike (#DaretoZlatan) till last year but he decided not to extend his contract more than its initial 2 years. On Property front, he has made a lot of investment and is believed to have a property empire which reportedly includes a 350-acre forest estate in Dävensö, a church in central Stockholm which recently got renovated into a townhouse and an investment in a 66-apartment block in Tribeca, Manhattan.

On the Business front, he has partnered with IT billionaire Dan Oloffson and launched Mikz, a celebrity marketing app and even released a book?I am Zlatan’ earning him around €8m.

03) Neymar Jr. -135 million Euros

Neymar became the face of World Cup- 2014 when his home team Brazil was hosting it and in conclusion earned €37m in endorsement in 2014 alone.

The youngster also has 12 fixed sponsors that included high brands such as Nike, Panasonic, Claro, foot odor-stopper Tenys-Pé, underwear brand Lupo, fizzy drink Guaraná Antarctica, Unilever, Volkswagen, Santander, Red Bull, Heliar (car batteries) and mobile app Palpiteros.

His family also earned €40m payout when Neymar joined Barcelona in 2013, and transfer also led to a huge tax fraud investigation which not only embarrassed the Neymar Family but FC Barcelona as we.

He currently has a €8.8m annual contract with FC Barcelona but thanks to his good performance and a bright future ahead, he is expected to sign a contract more than double his current salary with the end of his current contract which is on the horizon soon.

02) Lionel Messi – 200 million Euros

Argentinean player Lionel Messi has always been pitted against Portugal’s Ronaldo as being one of the best strikers there is currently and it seems that rivalry has even entered their financial rivalry.

Messi has the largest pre-tax contract that any player has ever signed in the world, and FC Barcelona player has also benefited from regular renewals of improved terms and contract under the succession of running Barcelona presidents.

His clean image also helps him get many endorsement deals like Adidas, EA Sports, Ooredoo, Samsung, Lay’s, Audemars Piguet, Gillette, Dolce & Gabbana, Head & Shoulders, Gatorade and Pan Bimbo and on property front his property empire is huge. ?Azahares del Parana’ is a huge complex and is expected to house seven-gated communities, beach, a sports complex and a huge golf course just outside his hometown.

Till recently he was also on the board of Limecu Espana, which is now worth €11.7m and is run by his brother Rodrigo.

01) Christiano Ronaldo – 210 Million Euros

Portuguese giant Christiano Ronaldo has always given Messi a run for his money and is continuing to do so, on the financial front as well.

The Best �?footballer’ of the year extended his Real Madrid contract back in September 2013 for a whopping €18.2m per year contract. He then went on to collect collected bonuses in 2014 for winning the Ballon d’Or and for helping Real Madrid win the Premier League and the Champions League that season and then also got them the Club World Cup.

On the sponsorship front, Ronaldo has deals worth €25m, the big names of sponsorships include Toyota, Herbalife, Emirates, Castrol, Samsung, Soccerade, Emporio Armani, Konami, Banco Espirito Santo and KFC.

But the deal that takes the cake is his deal with Nike and his own clothing line CR7 which gets him huge chunks in finances. He has also invested in Museu CR7, The Seven, a nightclub in the Algarve, Mobitto, a crowd-sourced mobile app and properties worth over €30m

Man City vs Real Madrid Live Stream Free [La Liga]

Real Madrid will face Man City in 1st Leg of Uefa Champions League on 26 April 2016 at Etihad Stadium. The city has to face 10 times Uefa winners to reach the Final and claim the trophy. Watch Man City vs Real Madrid Live Stream Free Champions League 26 April 2016 Live on Ten Sports India, beIN Sports USA, Sky Sports 3 UK, & Movistar TV Fútbol in Spain.

After 2-0 loss to Germany side VFL Wolfsburg, they will now play against Eibar on 9 April at Santiago Bernabeu. They are at no. 3 in La Liga table just one point behind Atletico. They can easily cover them and reach to second place.

After beating Barcelona in El-Clasico on 2nd April 2016 by 1-2 Away game, they are on the fly. Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 29 league goals and 42 goals in all competitions for Real Madrid in the 2015-16 season. They will play vs Eibar on 9th April at home. On 12th April, they will play once against vs Wolfsburg at Santiago Bernebau.

Next Match: Man City vs Real Madrid Uefa Champions League
Date: 26-04-2016 Tuesday
Kick-off Time: 12:15 am IST +1, 7:45 PM BST UK Time
Match Prediction: Man City 1-1 Real Madrid

They have played with AS Roma in Champions League on 17 Feb midweek and then they will against Malaga on 21 Feb in La Liga and thereafter with Atletico Madrid in Madrid derby on 27 Feb at home. Real Madrid now needs to win the game continuously otherwise they will be left behind Barcelona and Atletico Madrid in La Liga 2015-16 title race. They won the last game by 10-2 huge win over Rayo Vallecano.  They are currently at No. 1 La Liga Standings with one point plus from Barca and Atl Madrid.

Free Man City vs Real Madrid Live Stream would be available Online. The stream would be added 30 minutes before the match. Live TV Channels would be added below once the match has started.Wolfsburg vs Real Madrid Live Stream

Yesterday Real Madrid in a match against Spurs won the match by 2-0 as Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez scores goals to help their team to reach the Audi Cup Final 2015. Bale scores against his previous club.

James Rodriguez’s Goals is the opener for Real Madrid to separate their team from spurs. Spurs have absolutely no idea how to break down the two strong backs of four that Benitez’s team revert to when they are defending and keep giving away possession whenever they venture out of their own half.

With Bayern Munich also on keen to beat the Real Madrid when they beat AC Milan by the difference of 3-0.After a defeat at the hands of Italian Team AS Roma this past Saturday, Spanish Giants Real Madrid would be looking to get back into the saddle and win their match against Inter Milan.But even with the determination to defeat the English team ahead of La Liga season 2015-16, it would be not an easy task as City is for the treatment of their life and have not lost any of their last eight matches and had an amazing performance last season in English Premier League 2015-16.

Looking at Madrid’s last five matches the team just had two wins and 3 draws coming into this competition. The Spaniards also faced a very tough competition against Manchester City who currently equals them in head to head clash with both teams winning one match each. But none the less would be an interesting match to see as they both would be on a neutral ground and have not competed against each other in past three years.


Real Possible Lineup:

Playing XI: Navas; Danilo, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo; Kroos, Modric; Isco, Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo, Jesé.

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Top goalscorers in La Liga 2015-16 – till 2nd April

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid 29
2 Luis Suárez Barcelona 26
3 Lionel Messi Barcelona 22
4 Neymar Barcelona 21
Karim Benzema Real Madrid
6 Antoine Griezmann Atlético Madrid 19
7 Aritz Aduriz Athletic Bilbao 17
Borja Bastón Eibar
9 Rubén Castro Real Betis 16
10 Lucas Pérez Deportivo La Coruña 15
Gareth Bale Real Madrid