Cristiano Ronaldo’s new career in Saudi Arabia may not be going to plan.
But he has at least one reason to smile.
That’s after being crowned the world’s highest-paid athlete in the last year.
Forbes has declared Ronaldo top dog when it came to making bank in 2022, The Sun reports.
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The magazine combined on-field “prize money, salaries and bonuses”, plus estimated off-field “sponsorship deals, appearances fees and memorabilia.”
And veteran forward Ronaldo came out on top against a host of world-class names.
The Portugal legend saw his Manchester United return end in tears with an explosive Piers Morgan interview. He then crashed out of the World Cup.
He ended up having to join Saudi Pro League side Al-Nassr after there were no takers in Europe. However, Ronaldo’s bank account has been…