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Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the most famous and well-paid athletes on the planet, has tested positive for the coronavirus, the Portuguese Football Federation said in a statement Tuesday.
The 35-year-old Portugese soccer star is “doing well, without symptoms, and in isolation,” according to the statement. After Ronaldo tested positive, his teammates all took new tests and received negative results, the federation said.
Ronaldo, who plays as a forward for Juventus, brought in $109 million in 2019, according to Forbes, making him the second highest-paid athlete behind only Lionel Messi.
After nine seasons with Real Madrid, Ronaldo signed a four-year deal in 2018 with Italian powerhouse Juventus that’s worth $64 million annually, according to Forbes.
Here’s how Ronaldo makes and spends his millions.
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Cristiano Ronaldo earned $109 million in 2019, according to Forbes, making him the second highest-paid sports star in the world.
He was surpassed only by Lionel Messi, who brought in $127 million.
More than 40% of that income — …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Sports