Premier League footballers are the highest paid in the world. The average wage of a Premier League footballer is about 3 million pounds a year, so it’s no surprise Cristiano Ronaldo makes a lot more than that.
What might be surprising is how much he could earn if he took his talents strictly to the ’gram.
As of this week…
… Ronaldo has 477m Instagram followers, making him the most followed account on Instagram. For every sponsored post, this would allow Ronaldo to earn up to $2 million, per estimates from betting website JeffBet.
That’s not bad for a player who makes a monthly wage of $2.25m at Manchester United.
When it comes to Instagram…
… @cristiano is the GOAT. His closest football peer is, you guessed it, Lionel Messi, with 357m followers.
Talk about leading by a mile. Siu!