Cristiano Ronaldo broke a new financial record, becoming the highest paid player in history.
Under the terms of a new contract with real Madrid forward in the next five years will receive an annual salary in the amount of 23.6 million euros before taxes, according to the publication Correio da Manha.
According to unofficial data, still Ronaldo got 21 million a year excluding bonuses.
Astronomical contract allowed Cristiano to get around in the list of the highest paid footballers in the world Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona and his teammate Gareth bale.
Ronaldo has extended his contract with the Spanish giants until June 30, 2021. So, if he will play in the “Real world” prior to the expiration of the current agreement, will be richer by 118 million euros.
At the same time he Cristiano said that this is not his last contract, as he intends to play to 41.
Ronaldo moved to real Madrid in 2009 from the English “Manchester United” for a record at the time of 94 million euros. In the composition of the club of Madrid, the Portuguese won the Champions League once, the UEFA super Cup and the Spanish League.
Also he has three times won the “Golden ball” awarded to the best player in the world.