Top 20 Soccer Player celebrities in Portugal

Here is the latest list of Portugal's top 20 Soccer Player celebrities [Updated April 18, 2021].

1. Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo net worth 2020
Cristiano Ronaldo was born on February 5, 1985 in Santo Antonio, Portugal.

One of the top soccer players in the world, Cristiano Ronaldo rose to fame as a forward for Real Madrid after being acquired from Manchester United for a $131.6 million transfer fee in 2009. Cristiano Ronaldo became captain of the Portuguese national team in 2008 and received the Ballon d'Or in 2008, 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017. In 2018, Cristiano Ronaldo signed with Juventus.  

  • Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for COVID-19, the Portuguese Football Federation (PFF) has said, October 13, 2020
  • Cristiano Ronaldo broke a number of La Liga records as well as Real Madrid franchise records and scored his 300th career goal in January 2013. He became the most-followed individual on Instagram, earning over 237 million fans.

Net Worth 2020: $500 Million

Salary 2020: $70 Million

Cristiano Ronaldo typically earns more than $60 million per year as a base salary, although this has changed throughout the years and with his different clubs. Off the field, he earns more than $40 million a year from endorsements.

Between June 2017 and June 2018, Cristiano earned $108 million: $61 million through salary and $47 million from endorsements. Between June 2018 and June 2019, he earned $110 million from his empire. In the following one-year period, he earned $120 million.

One of his most lucrative brand endorsement deals was with Nike. In November 2016, it was revealed that Cristiano had signed a $1 billion "lifetime" deal with Nike. Specific terms of the deal are not known but it is believed that the deal came with a $100 million signing bonus.

In addition, Cristiano Ronaldo sells various self-branded products, such as perfumes and clothing.

After spending 9 years with Real Madrid, in 2018 Cristiano Ronaldo signed a four-year deal with Juventus that pays a base salary of $64 million.

Cristiano Ronaldo typically earns more than $60 million per year as a base salary, although this has changed throughout the years and with his different clubs. Off the field, he earns more than $40 million a year from endorsements.

Between June 2017 and June 2018, Cristiano earned $108 million: $61 million through salary and $47 million from endorsements. Between June 2018 and June 2019, he earned $110 million from his empire. In the following one-year period, he earned $120 million.

One of his most lucrative brand endorsement deals was with Nike. In November 2016, it was revealed that Cristiano had signed a $1 billion "lifetime" deal with Nike. Specific terms of the deal are not known but it is believed that the deal came with a $100 million signing bonus.

In addition, Cristiano Ronaldo sells various self-branded products, such as perfumes and clothing.

After spending 9 years with Real Madrid, in 2018 Cristiano Ronaldo signed a four-year deal with Juventus that pays a base salary of $64 million.

2. Luis Figo

Luis Figo net worth 2020
Luis Figo was born on November 4, 1972 in Almada, Portugal.
Luis Figo won the FIFA World Youth Championship in 1991 as the leader of Portugal's golden generation.

Net Worth 2020: $50 Million

3. Ricardo Quaresma

Ricardo Quaresma net worth 2020
Ricardo Quaresma was born on September 26, 1983 in Lisbon, Portugal.
Ricardo Quaresma played for Barcelona during the 2003-04 season and Internazionale from 2008 to 2010 and began his second stint with Porto in 2014.

Net Worth 2020: $40 Million

4. Raul Meireles

Raul Meireles net worth 2020
Raul Meireles was born on March 17, 1983 in Porto, Portugal.
Raul Meireles scored 15 goals in 138 matches for Porto between 2004 and 2010.

Net Worth 2020: $30 Million

5. João Félix

João Félix net worth 2020
João Félix was born on November 10, 1999 in Portugal.
João Félix is known for having won the Campeonato Nacional de Juniores during the 2017-2018 season with the Benfica club. 

Net Worth 2020: $25 Million

6. Jorge Jesus

Jorge Jesus net worth 2020
Jorge Jesus was born on July 24, 1954 in Amadora, Portugal.
Jorge Jesus's first managerial position was with Amora F.C. from 1989 until 1993.

Net Worth 2020: $18 Million

Salary 2020: $5.5 Million

7. Fabio Coentrao

Fabio Coentrao net worth 2020
Fabio Coentrao was born on March 11, 1988 in Vila do Conde, Portugal.
He was named the Portuguese League Breakout Player of the Year in 2010.

Net Worth 2020: $10 Million

8. Marco Silva

Marco Silva net worth 2020
Marco Silva was born on July 12, 1977 in Portugal.
He was named Primeira Liga Manager of the Year during his first season as the manager of GD Estoril Praia.

9. Joao Moutinho

Joao Moutinho net worth 2020
Joao Moutinho was born on September 8, 1986 in Portimao, Portugal.
Joao Moutinho competed in the 2006 FIFA World Cup and Euro 2012 tournament as a member of Portugal's national team.

Salary 2020: 1.92 million EUR (2012)

10. Fernando Varela

Fernando Varela net worth 2020
Fernando Varela was born on November 26, 1987 in Cascais, Portugal.
Fernando Varela signed with Steaua Bucuresti in 2013.

Salary 2020: 200,000 EUR (2012)

11. Bernardo Silva

Bernardo Silva net worth 2020
Bernardo Silva was born on August 10, 1994 in Lisbon, Portugal.
Bernardo Silva's first year with Monaco was spent on a one-year loan from Benfica. Bernardo Silva was the Segunda Liga Breakthrough Player of the Year in 2013-2014 and the UNFP Player of the Month for January of 2017.

12. Luis Neto

Luis Neto net worth 2020
Luis Neto was born on May 26, 1988 in Portugal.
Luis Neto appeared in 25 matches for Nacional during the 2011-12 season.

Salary 2020: 1.5 million EUR (2013)

13. Paulo Machado

Paulo Machado net worth 2020
Paulo Machado was born on March 31, 1986 in Portugal.
Paulo Machado signed with Olympiacos in 2012.

Salary 2020: 1.4 million EUR (2012)

14. Ricardo Carvalho

Ricardo Carvalho net worth 2020
Ricardo Carvalho was born on May 18, 1978 in Amarante, Portugal.
Ricardo Carvalho won the Portuguese Cup and the UEFA Cup, and was named Best Defender of the UEFA Champions League tournament.

Salary 2020: 4.5 million EUR (2012)

15. Silvestre Varela

Silvestre Varela net worth 2020
Silvestre Varela was born on February 2, 1985 in Almada, Portugal.
Silvestre Varela scored 5 goals in 28 matches for Estrela Amadora during the 2008-09 season.

Salary 2020: 664,200 EUR (2009)

16. Helder Postiga

Helder Postiga net worth 2020
Helder Postiga was born on August 2, 1982 in Vila do Conde, Portugal.
Helder Postiga scored 23 goals in 70 matches for Zaragoza between 2011 and 2013.

Salary 2020: 1 million EUR (2012)

17. Rui Costa

Rui Costa net worth 2020
Rui Costa was born on March 29, 1972 in Amadora, Portugal.
Rui Costa was one of the most talented members of Portugal's Golden Generation of soccer players.

Salary 2020: €4.6 million per year

18. Joao Carlos Teixeira

Joao Carlos Teixeira net worth 2020
Joao Carlos Teixeira was born on January 18, 1993 in Braga, Portugal.
Brighton & Hove Albion named him their Young Player of the Year for 2015. He's played for Portugal's U16-U21 teams.

19. Diogo Jota

Diogo Jota was born on December 4, 1996 in Porto, Portugal.
Diogo Jota is verified on Instagram and has over 190,000 total fans. 

Salary 2020: £55,000 per week

20. Vieirinha

Vieirinha net worth 2020
Vieirinha was born on January 24, 1986 in Guimaraes, Portugal.
Vieirinha scored 18 goals in 78 appearances for PAOK between 2009 and 2011.