After signing a new bumper deal with Spanish giants, Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly signed a new lifetime contract with international brand Nike.
Ronaldo described this deal as the “best contract of my career” , also suggested that his new deal with the sportswear company is “for life.”
Although Nike has refused to confirm the actual details of the contract, TMZ have reported a £1billion figure adding that it was similar to NBA superstar LeBron James’ lifetime contract, worth in excess of £1billion.
Ronaldo has been with Nike since 2003 and has since become one of the most famous and marketable athletes on the planet. Forbes lists the Portuguese superstar as the highest grossing athlete for 2016 as he earned £71million this year alone.