Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most famous faces on Earth, the Real Madrid man is one of the highest paid players in the World.
The vast majority of his estimated €190 million fortune though comes through sponsorship deals and endorsements.
Details of the kind of money the Portuguese commands for sponsorship work has appeared in the book Football Leaks: The Dirty Business of Football.
Ronaldo uses a Dublin image rights company, Multisports Image Management in some of his commercial dealings.
Mobily, a telecommunications firm paid the company over €1 million euro (£920,000) in 2013 for a four hour event.
The fee secured the footballers services for a photo-shoot, it also got him to sign shirts and two mentions on his twitter.
Ronaldo avails of the favourable tax rate in Ireland, with corporation tax on profits is 12.5%, had he worked with a Spanish company on the deal he could’ve paid up to 43.5% in tax.
The Saudi firm were also granted use of Ronaldo’s image from the shoot for their advertising as long as the images only appeared in the Middle East and parts of Africa.