Superstar footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly purchased a mega-mansion on ‘Billionaires Island’ in Dubai.
The Al-Nassr striker, who enjoyed a brilliant 2023 where he was the top scorer in the world will be honoured for this achievement at the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai, a city where he now has a new residence.
According to Bloomberg, the Portuguese superstar has bought a mansion on Jumeirah Bay Island, which is better known as ‘Billionaires Island‘, a secluded Dubai enclave that is home to the super-rich.
The report claims Ronaldo who earns £175m-a-year with his Saudi club will receive the mega-mansion at some point in 2024 and while specifications are not known, it is rumoured to cost in the region of tens of millions of euros.
Mansions for sale on Billionaires Island is measured at 30,000 square metres, has six bedrooms, private access to the beach, a showroom for seven cars, a spa, a swimming pool with a view of downtown Dubai and accommodation for employees on site.
It is known as Billionaires Island because the number of billionaires who live there per square km reportedly surpasses any other location in the UAE, with Bloomberg also reporting how the island is home to wealthy Saudis, Israelis, Indians, and Russians.