CRISTIANO RONALDO: How TheWorld's Highest-Paid Soccer Player Makes And Spends His Millions
"I think that because I am rich, handsome and a great player people are envious of me. I don't have any other explanation." That's Cristiano Ronaldo talking about why people hate him. While other soccer players date models and appear in underwear ads too, no one's lifestyle gets under the skin of soccer fans like Ronaldo's. He earned $42.5 million last year, making him the ninth highest-paid athlete on earth.