Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli is India’s richest cricketer. In the Forbes list of The World’s Highest-Paid Athletes 2017, he is the only Indian sports star. In the top 100 list of athletes, he is at number 89. Although he is quite low on this list, but being the only cricketer, he is the richest player in his domain i.e cricket. In this list, there is no number 1 footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, in front of whom the Virat is definitely poor.
In this list, the ace footballer Christiano Ronaldo is at number 1 position. Infront of whom Virat looks absolutely a poor. Virat Kohli earns nearly Rs 122 crore from endorsements in the year. According to media reports, he now charges Rs 5 crores for one day. Earlier, his fees was between Rs 2.5 to 4 crore. He is India’s most expensive celebrity to approach for the endorsements.
At the same time, footballer Ronaldo earns about 224 million rupees a year through endorsements. He has signed a lifetime deal with world famous brand Nike in November 2015. This deal is about $1 billion (Rs 6402 crore). Ronaldo is also the Brand Ambassador of the Watch brand TAG Heuer.