Sporting legends, Cristiano Ronaldo, Roger Federer and Tiger Woods have earned staggering amounts of money throughout their career so far and now the trio are in the race to become the first sports athlete to be worth $1billion.
Incidentally, all three of the legends have had endorsement deals with sporting manufacturers, Nike at one point during their career and are gradually moving to the path of earning a billion dollars due to their exploits in their respective fields.
Juventus superstar, Ronaldo has reportedly already amassed a net worth of $500,000,000 so far and as per the report is estimated to pass the $1bn mark by the time he turns 40. The 36-year-old is currently contract with the Bianconeri till the summer of 2022 and while he is yet to agree to a new deal with them, it is understood that any contract he signs will ensure that he reaches the landmark in the near future.
The Portugal international has in the past reiterated that he has no plans of retiring anytime soon and it looks like age has had no effect on his brilliance on the pitch as seen by his performances for Juventus.
Ronaldo has so far scored 30 goals in 33 appearances in all competitions this season and looks set to add more to his tally by the time the campaign comes to an end.