TURIN, NNC – Cristiano Ronaldo's move to Juventus has made him the highest paid football player in the Italian League. It will envy other players as the figure is greater than the total wage bill of 10 Serie A clubs
To recruit the world's best players last season, Juve must really spend a tremendous amount, or a transfer fee of up to 100 million euros to bring the Portuguese star.
Not only Juve had spent huge money for Ronaldo, but the group must also pay Ronaldo's salary.
Based on reports from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Ronaldo said he was paid 31 million euros (IDR 539.2 billion) per season. This figure is three times greater than the second largest salary in the Italian league that Gonzalo Higuain (9.5 million euros) earned.
In addition, Ronaldo's salary also exceeded the total wage bill of several clubs in Serie A. There are 10 clubs whose total wage bills for players are still below Ronaldo's pay for one season including Sassuolo, Cagliari and Genoa.
Meanwhile, Juve was also registered as a club with the highest wage bill in the Italian Serie A. Juve must spend a total of 219 million euros (IDR 3.79 trillion) to pay the players.
The second position is occupied by AC Milan with a total of 140 million euros, Inter Milan and AS Roma successively followed with a total of 116 million euros and 100 million euros.
List of 10 clubs with a total wage bill under Ronaldo's salary:
Sassuolo 30 million euros
Cagliari 29 million euros
Genoa 29 million euros
Atalanta 27 million euros
Udinese 26 million euros
Parma 23 million euros
Frosinone 22 million euros
Chievo 21 million euros
SPAL 21 million euros
Empoli 16 million euros