Cristiano Ronaldo signs new deal with Nike ‘for life’

Cristiano Ronaldo just signed a bumper contract with Real Madrid that’ll keep him at the Spanish giants until 2021. Now, longtime sponsor Nike is getting in on the act, tying the Portuguese superstar to a long-term contract.

Nike issued a press release announcing the new deal, saying: "The successful partnership between Nike and Ronaldo will continue well into the future with a new, long-term contract."

Ronaldo himself released a video with the news, waxing poetic about the brand, and saying his new deal is "for life."

Says Ronaldo, "I’m a member of the family but I have to say that Nike’s is the best, for me and my opinion."


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The details of CR7’s new Nike contract are unconfirmed, but it’s thought to be along the lines of LeBron James’ deal, which is reportedly worth over $1 billion.

Not too bad. Not too bad at all.