International soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has had a big few days. In addition to inking an extension with Real Madrid through 2021, and also signed a lifetime deal with Nike.
Yep, like LeBron James, Ronaldo is now a Nike Athlete forever!!
“I locked this new contract for life,” he says. “It’s te best. In my opinion and point of view, it’s the best. No one can do it. I have a great relationship with this brand, I have great friends here in the company.”
“We work as a family too,” Ronaldo adds. “This is my brand.”
While financial details of the deal have not been disclosed, TMZ reports that it is “very similar” to the one LeBron James inked with the Swoosh in December 3015 — a deal is reportedly worth upwards of $1 billion and pays James north of $30 million USD annually.