Cristiano Ronaldo Reportedly Paid £860K for 5 Signed Shirts and a Photoshoot

Tom WebbUK Staff WriterFebruary 18, 2016

Real Madrid and Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo gestures on stage during the 2015 FIFA Ballon d'Or award ceremony at the Kongresshaus in Zurich on January 11, 2016. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP / FABRICE COFFRINI        (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

As probably the most marketable footballer in the world, it's no surprise Cristiano Ronaldo pulls in a pretty hefty fee for commercial appearances. But the actual reported amount is staggering.

According to a document released by Football Leaks (via the Sun), the Real Madrid superstar raked in a staggering £860,000 for one deal with Saudi Arabian telecoms giant Mobily.

The huge fee was handed over to Ronaldo in exchange for five signed Portugal shirts, two social media posts and a photoshoot of up to four-and-a-half hours.

That, my friends, is easy money.

[h/t the Sun]