Real Madrid purchasing Cristiano Ronaldo for a record $108 million is old news now. The latest news on this highly-priced player is that Real Madrid has insured his legs for a whopping £90 million ($150 million)! Fearing the worst after the star player has recently picked up a knock, the Spanish giants want to protect their money if he picks up a long-term injury. It was definitely a cause of worry for boss Florentino Perez when he heard that Ronaldo had already been fouled 34 times in three pre-season games. The tackles will definitely come harder once the Spanish league begins.
Ronaldo now joins the high profile club of many other high profile celebrities whose assets have been insured for whopping amounts.
[The Economic Times]