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Report: Real To Make Ronaldo World's 3rd Highest Paid Player

Report: Real Madrid To Make Cristiano Ronaldo World's 3rd Highest Paid Player

By David Kappel - Mar 16, 2018 08:58 PM @kappilinho

Real Madrid are reportedly close to offering superstar Cristiano Ronaldo an improved contract that would make him the third highest paid player in the world right now.

Click through the mini-gallery above to see the five highest earners in the game, and what they receive annually, as per Marca.

The Portuguese was believed to be unsettled at the club after both Neymar and Lionel Messi surpassed his annual salary (excluding bonus payments and sponsorship deals) this season.

The Argentine extended his contract at FC Barcelona and now reportedly pockets €46 million (R676 million) a year, while Neymar's contract at Paris Saint-Germain is believed to earn him €36 million (R529 million) annually.

While Real were initially hesitant to offer the Portugal captain an improvement on his current €21 million (R309 million) a year contract, he has since silenced all doubters, and the club's bosses are now keen to extend the 33-year-old's deal.

Spanish publication OK Diario has suggest that the Madrid club is preparing to offer Ronaldo a contract worth €35 million (R514 million) annually, which would put him just behind Neymar and closer to Messi.

It is believed that Ronaldo's representative Jorge Mendes has been in regular contact with Los Blancos' bosses in recent weeks after being impressed by his improvement in form.

Read: 'I'd Rather Have Messi Than Ronaldo'

The Portugal talisman has scored 17 goals in his past 10 appearances for Real, and more than any other player in Europe since the turn of the year.

Do you think Ronaldo deserves an improved contract? Have your say in the comments section below.


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Pirates_999 Joined: 08 Nov 2017
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Pirates_999 Mar 19, 2018 07:49 AM
I so wish King CR7 can leave Madrid so that the next stars they get they can appreciate them
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NO1 Mar 17, 2018 06:37 PM
3rd highest earner yet he is by far the best player on earth... life can be unfair at times. keep up the good work CR7
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SorayaAlexander Mar 17, 2018 01:43 PM
Without a douth Ronaldo deserve to be paid the 1st highest in the world what a question he is proven the best you guys don't know what you have at real Madrid he is a magic machine forget about Messi and neymar they don't have his quilify he is unique his simply the best
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Faysal Mar 17, 2018 11:31 AM
Lies no one is giving him any thing
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Schweinstriker_31 Mar 17, 2018 11:21 AM
Penaldo
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Nick#10 Joined: 08 Dec 2016
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Nick#10 Mar 17, 2018 10:35 AM
Madidi realise he does not deserve to be da highest paid player dez no way they will take his €21 to €46 that's to much for him
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sprinkie Mar 17, 2018 09:19 AM
I wish he was 21 , good player , our psl players can only dream about his achivements
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lulikho Mar 17, 2018 08:43 AM
Cowditor & lies...How much is Tevez & Oscar earning.
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amin7 Mar 17, 2018 08:31 AM
100% !!!! Ronaldo deserves an improved contract, even he deserves it more than any other player in this world right now. So what, if he's 33 already. I 'm confirm the biggest clubs will make a race again for him at his upcoming 35. I wish to see that days with pleasure. Just imazine, what if Cristiano Ronaldo wins the world cup final 2018 in this July?????? May Almighty gives him that happiest success!!!!! Cheers! So, careful Real Madrid. Never underestimate your main wizard!
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indidanee Mar 17, 2018 06:56 AM
He s behind Neymar ?? Ha ha haaa, This selfish C0w
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Pholish Moyana Mar 17, 2018 06:33 AM
He deserve to be behind them, indeed he improved King Messi I remained
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Golden Boots Mar 17, 2018 06:10 AM
He deserves it, heck he even deserves more than Neymar.
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lucky555 Mar 17, 2018 05:10 AM
well done goal scorer
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Special*00 Mar 17, 2018 05:10 AM
€42 is wht he derseves
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Makarios Mar 16, 2018 10:11 PM
Excellent
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Shuthi Mar 16, 2018 09:24 PM
yep indeed

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