Cristiano Ronaldo Makes More Money Than FOUR Serie A Teams As Juventus Superstar’s Wages Are Revealed
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Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo's astonishing £28m-a-year wages are worth more or equal to the entire squad bill for four Serie A teams, according to stunning reports.
The 35-year-old Portuguese superstar is believed to be earning around £540,000-a-week at Juventus after he left Real Madrid in 2018.
Ronaldo's net worth has allowed him to reap the benefits of his off-field business and endorsements, but the Juventus forward's wages put him miles ahead of any other earner in Serie A.
La Gazzetta dello Sport reports that the former Manchester United star earns four times more than the second highest-earning player in the Italian league.
The Italian newspaper claims Ronaldo's teammate Matthijs de Ligt is the second-highest earner on a £7.2m-a-year salary, with the former Ajax star pocketing £138k-a-week in Turin.
Following behind Ronaldo and De Ligt in Juventus' highest earners are Paulo Dybala (£6.6m salary), Adrien Rabiot (£6.3m) and Aaron Ramsey (£6.3m).
According to Gazzetta dello Sport, Serie A sides Udinese, Hellas Verona, Crotone and Spezia Calcio all have a squad bill equal to or less than Ronaldo's staggering yearly wages.
Outside of Juventus' squad, the highest earner in Serie A is Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku.
The 27-year-old Belgium international, who left United in a £74m move to Inter in 2019, is earning £6.8m at the Italian club.
Posted below are the highest-paid players in Serie A right now, according to Gazzetta dello Sport.
- 10. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (AC Milan): £6.3m
- 9. Alexis Sanchez (Inter Milan): £6.3m
- 8. Aaron Ramsey (Juventus): £6.3m
- 7. Adrien Rabiot (Juventus): £6.3m
- 6. Paulo Dybala (Juventus): £6.6m
- 5. Edin Dzeko (Roma): £6.8m
- 4. Christian Eriksen (Inter Milan): £6.8m
- 3. Romelu Lukaku (Inter Milan): £6.8m
- 2. Matthijs de Ligt (Juventus): £7.2m
- 1. Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus): £28m
Gazzetta dello Sport also revealed that Juventus boss Andrea Pirlo is only on £1.6m-a-year, putting behind Lazio's Simone Inzaghi, Bologna's Sinisa Mihajlovic and AC Milan's Stefano Pioli on their respective £1.8m salaries.
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