Jon Rahm’s Net Worth Compared to Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi After LIV Golf Move

Published 12/09/2023, 7:55 AM EST

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The sports world has been buzzing in recent months with the news of golfers defecting to the Saudi-backed LIV Golf League. Among the latest to join the extravaganza is none other than Spanish professional golfer, Jon Rahm. The buzz around Rahm’s move to LIV Golf goes beyond the golf course. It is about to reshape the financial landscape of sports.

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As the Spanish golfer initiates a new chapter in his career, the question on everyone’s mind is: How does his net worth stack up against soccer titans, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi? Let’s delve into the narrative.

Jon Rahm’s net worth compared to Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi

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With LIV Golf offering a staggering sum of money, it’s easy to see why Rahm would be tempted to join. The potential $600 million deal would not only make him the highest-paid athlete in the world for 2023, but it would also propel him past Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, two of the most iconic and wealthy athletes of all time.

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Jon Rahm’s current net worth stands at $100 million. However, the Spaniard is set to earn a staggering $300 million at the very least, with rumors of it potentially rising to an eye-watering $600 million over a multi-year deal. This move could see Rahm become the highest-paid athlete in the world, surpassing Ronaldo and Messi.

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s net worth is estimated to be around $500 million. The mighty Portuguese soccer legend is currently earning a jaw-dropping wage at Al-Nassr. Whereas, Argentine star, Lionel Messi’s current net worth in 2023 is $600 million. After signing the contract with Inter Miami, he is now the highest-earning player in the MLS.

Contracts and salaries of Jon Rahm, Ronaldo and Messi

Comparing Jon Rahm’s LIV Golf contract with Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi unveils an intriguing story. Ronaldo, currently raking in a base salary of $74 million at Al-Nassr, sees his overall earnings skyrocket to $207 million when factoring in commercial deals. He also acts as an official tourism ambassador for Saudi Arabia.

Messi, on the other hand, commands a $55 million annual salary at Inter Miami. However, his deal is not just confined to the pitch, as MLS and Apple share the profit and incentives tied to the MLS Season Pass streaming service on Apple TV. Adidas also shares merchandise sale profits with Messi.

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Beyond golf, Jon Rahm’s endorsement portfolio includes prominent brands like TaylorMade Golf, Blue Yonder, Rolex, Mercedes Benz, Vista Jet, and Silverleaf Club.

The world will be waiting to witness Rahm’s financial ascent, as he nears surpassing Ronaldo and Messi.

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Sahil Sharma

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I am Sahil Sharma, a dedicated soccer writer with a profound commitment to the beautiful game. My journey as a soccer enthusiast dates back to my childhood, but it was in 2014, when Real Madrid clinched their historic 10th UEFA Champions League title, the famed La Decima, that my passion for the sport truly ignited. That momentous triumph transformed me into an ardent Madridista.
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