Italian newspaper, Gazzetta dello Sport, has revealed that five times Ballon D’or winner, Cristiano Ronaldo, is the highest earner in the Italian Serie A and even earns over 3 times more than the second-highest earner in the league.
According to the Italian newspaper, the Portuguese earns £28million-a-year in wages at Juventus after taxes while Juventus’s new signing Matthijs de Ligtis the second-highest earner in Serie A as he takes home £7.2million-a-year plus bonuses.
Cristiano Ronaldo only left Real Madrid to join Juventus two seasons ago after helping the Spanish giant to an unprecedented Champions League treble.
SEE SERIE A TOP FIVE EARNERS.
1. Cristiano Ronaldo – £28m
2. Matthijs de Ligt – £7.2m
3. Romelu Lukaku – £6.7m
4. Gonzalo Higuain – £6.7m
5. Paulo Dybala – £6.5m