Ronaldo's 162 million euro deal with Nike

Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo looks on during a training session

Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo looks on during a training session

- The Portugal global pockets a massive €162 m (£146.8m ), and an annual fee of €16.2 m (£14.68m).

Ronaldo was reportedly the subject of a major battle between Nike and rivals Adidas to land his services before he penned a 10-year extension with Nike in 2016.

According to Football Leaks, the 34-year-old is getting paid a staggering £146.8million by Nike, which equates to an annual fee of £14.68m.

But that's not all because thanks to bonuses, he received a massive £18.3m in both 2016 and 2017.

Cristiano pockets over 16 million euro from Nike per year and also earns an added four million bonus on the occasions when he bags a global accolade such as the Ballon d'Or or the FIFA The Best award.

Ronaldo, who came in at sixth on Forbes' list of the top 100 highest-paid celebrities in 2019, boasts the most lucrative contract a footballer has with Nike.

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Nike responded to the story, saying "We do not comment on athlete contracts".

"We don't discuss our athletes contracts in public".

Interestingly, Ronaldo was at Real Madrid player when he signed the deal, but he moved to Juventus in the summer of 2018.

The money continues to flood in for Juventus star and five-time Ballon d'Or victor Cristiano Ronaldo.

Legit.ng reported earlier that Cristiano Ronaldo has been rewarded with another prestigious prize after seeing off the likes of Joao Felix and Bernardo Silva to claim his 10th Portuguese Player of the Year award.

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