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Five Highest-Paid Athletes In The World For Twitter Posts

| Published on February 23, 2020

According to Forbes, Cristiano Ronaldo was the second-highest-paid athlete in the world in 2019 with overall earning of $109 million. But the most intriguing thing was that out of $109 million, $44 million earned from endorsements. And that’s where the whole game starts.

Today, we will find out who are the five most valuable athletes on Twitter means who charges the most for his Twitter post. Without wasting any time let’s go to our list which is based on the recent report of social media marketing firm Opendorse.

Cristiano Ronaldo


He does not require any introduction, but still, we would love to say a few words to introduce him. 35-year-old, Portuguese footballer, who plays for Italian club Juventus, Cristiano Ronaldo, has 82.7M followers on Twitter, and he charges $868,604 per post on his Twitter account as per the firm’s calculation.

Andrés Iniesta

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The next name on the list is Andrés Iniesta, another footballer. The Spanish star has 24.6M followers on Twitter and generates an equivalent advertising value of $590,825 per post. Andrés Iniesta plays for Japanese soccer club Vissel Kobe.

Neymar Jr.

As expected, the third person on the list is another footballer, Neymar Jr. Everyone knows him. He is from Brazil. Neymar Jr. has 45.6M followers on Twitter and takes $478,138 for a single post on Twitter.

LeBron James

Finally done with footballers. The NBA superstar LeBron James single Twitter post worth $470,356. He is the only American athlete in the top five most valuable athletes in the world on Twitter. Cristiano Ronaldo’s Twitter post is worth almost double than LeBron James.

Virat Kohli

Surprised! Well, foreigners may, but Indians cannot. Because we all know that Kohli is a superstar both on-the-field and off-the-field. Indian cricket star, Virat Kohli, sits at number five with an estimated value per tweet of $350,101. He has 33.8M followers on Twitter.

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