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Report reveals Michael Jordan's net worth is more than Cristiano Ronaldo & Lionel Messi combined

Arjun Singh Devgan
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are two of the highest-earning footballers
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are two of the highest-earning footballers / Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Footballing superstars, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are widely considered to be the two greatest players in the history of the sport, with the duo dominating the sport for the past decade or so, as seen by the 11 Ballon d'Or awards they have won between themselves.

The duo are two of the richest players in the sport, but their earnings do not even come close to National Basketball Association (NBA) legend, Michael Jordan whose net worth eclipses that of the duo combined.

Jordan who won six NBA championships with the Chicago Bulls during his career, is widely considered as arguably the greatest Basketballer of all-time as he also was named the Finals MVP on six occasions.

As per a report, Ronaldo's estimated current net worth taking account both sponsorships and general pay plus investments put him at around £363million, while Messi is worth roughly
£309million at present, a figure that is only like to go up following his mega-money move to PSG.

Going by the current estimates, Ronaldo and Messi's combined net worth is around £672million, which pales in comparison to that of Jordan, who has a staggering net worth of roughly £1.2billion. Even with the combined might of two of the greatest footballers of all-time, they still fall around £500million short of Jordan.

It will be interesting to see whether the footballing superstar duo can bridge the gap in the near future, which will be tough considering that Jordan continues to rake in the moolah from sponsorship and endorsements, despite retiring from the sport in 2003.