Cristiano Ronaldo Is The First Footballer In History To Achieve Billionaire Status

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Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is officially a billionaire!

According to Forbes, the Portuguese is the first footballer in history to achieve the milestone during his career.

Ronaldo reportedly made a whopping $105 million (£83m) before tax in the last year, taking his total worth over the $1 billion (£789m) mark.

The 35-year-old attacker has been named the fourth-highest earning celebrity in 2020 by the magazine, behind tennis legend Roger Federer, rapper Kanye West and Kylie Jenner.

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi is fifth on the list after taking home $104m (£82m) in the last year while Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar took seventh place with $95.5m (£75m).

Ronaldo is just the third athlete in the world to be declared a billionaire after golf icon Tiger Woods and former boxer Floyd Mayweather.

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