Real Madrid`s superstar Cristiano Ronaldo could become the first footballer-billionaire in history, calculated the newspaper `Dream`.
Recently, the Portuguese footballer signed a life contract about advertisements of Nike sports equipment company and will receive 24 million dollars a year for the rest of his life.
So Ronaldo at the age of 73 years will already have 1 billion dollars from that treaty. The Portuguese national is only the third athlete after the basketball player LeBron James and Michael Jordan with tenured ad contract with this company.
The top scorer and recently renewed his contract with Real Madrid until 2012 and will receive an annual salary of 24 million euros plus additional bonuses in the amount of 1 million euros.