Ronaldo has four times the best player in the world by FIFA, and scored his six hundredth career goal, and with the royal insurance company signed a contract extension, in the next four years will pay more than $50 million a year. Ronaldo www.lolga.com signed a lifetime deal with Nike for more than $1 billion, and on Sunday he led real Madrid to two successive European championships. The royals are the first team to defend the champions league.
Ronaldo received a salary and bonus of $58 million, while the sponsors offered $35 million. The Portuguese striker has signed a contract with Nike, Tag Heuer, compalle and abbott laboratories. Meanwhile, his growing list of CR7 products includes shoes, underwear, perfume, jeans and a range of hotels.
James' salary jumped $8 million this year, and his off-field income rose slightly to $55 million. He replaces samsung and tencent with a portfolio of Intel and Verizon. Other sponsors include Nike, Coca-Cola, Beats by Dre and kia motors. His business empire is growing rapidly through his production company, SpringHill Entertainment. James is also part of the fast-growing Blaze Pizza chain, which owns 17 stores in Chicago and south Florida. James earned $680 million during his 14-year NBA career, and only 29% came from his base salary.