Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has an estimated net worth of $ million in In Total salary received in , according to Forbes. Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are in a class of their own in Of that, the reigning FIFA Player of the Year made $58 million from salary. Salaries best paid soccer players like Messi, Lampard, Ronaldo, Neymar, Falcao, Kaka, Cristiano Ronaldo . Check your Pay at our Salary Calculator!. In the summer ofManchester United manager, Alex Furguson saw Cristiano play and was impressed by the young player's skills. Once allowed back on the field Ronaldo proved to be a huge player for United. His Facebook page, in particular, is by far the most popular of any athlete on the platform. May 19, at 6: It is only Cristiano Ronald and Lionel Messi have after tax salary contracts in the world.