Ronaldo and Messi: Who is the Richest & What's Their Net Worth?

Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi: Who is Richer?

Who is richer between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel  Messi, what is their net worth? Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are popularly known for being world's best soccer players and skillful footballers.

They're from different countries, speak different languages and have played for different clubs for different cash prizes in the past.

They have also been the biggest and highest paid footballers of the century for a while now and have had some of the most high paying endorsement deals with companies.

Asking the question of who's richer between these two football legends led to you reading this post, right, and while it might seem difficult to determine who's richer, it's possible and will be done characteristically below:

Cristiano Ronaldo's Fortune and Net Worth 

Cristiano Ronaldo net worth

Cristiano Ronaldo needs no introduction as he has won best footballer worldwide award severally.

C.R. has gained fans worldwide in millions and also has bagged several multimillion dollar endorsement deals with brands like Nike Sneakers, Konami, Forbes, Gucci, Adidas, and other brands.

Cristiano Ronaldo is to earn $93 million dollars this year, 2017, which will make him the fifth highest paid athlete in the world.

He also earns a lot from endorsement deals with Portuguese companies and brsnds. In 2002, Cristiano Ronaldo sealed a football contract with Manchester United.

The contract was a five a $31 million contract which ran invalid in 2007. In 2009, a $150 million dollar football contract was signed with Real Madrid.

He also signed a lifetime endorsement deal worth about $1 billion dollars with Nike. Cristiano Ronaldo now has an estimated net worth of $400 million dollars.

Lionel Messi's Fortune and Net Worth 

Lionel Messi net worth

Lionel Messi is a professional footballer birthed in Argentina. He has earned so much from being both a striker and a winger for the Barcelona Football Club and the national team of his birth country, Argentina National Team.

Lionel Messi's first match was against a team, Porto, and he was just 16 years of age at the time. He was the highest paid footballer in the world, earning a sum of $57 million dollars annually.

He also has signed endorsement deals with companies from where he earns over $40 million dollars annually. Lionel Messi has an estimated net worth of $280 million dollars.