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Rabat – According to American magazine “Variety” football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is in discussions with Facebook to make his own reality television show revolving around his personal life. To convince the 33-year-old sensation, the social media giant will have to come up with a USD 10 million offer.
The daily life of Real Madrid’s best scorer, with his four children and girlfriend Gina Rodriguez, will be filmed and broadcast on Watch, a platform created by Facebook in 2017. According to Variety, the show will have 13 episodes.
An iconic figure of the football world, Cristiano Ronaldo’s popularity is undeniable. He is one of the most-followed sportsmen on social media. He has more than 120 million fans on his official Facebook page, more than 133 million on Instagram and more than 74 million on Twitter.
A five-time winner of the Golden Ball (2008, 2013, 2014, 2016, and 2017), the captain of the Portugal team was also voted the FIFA World Player of the Year in 2008.
Cristiano Ronaldo already has a project with Facebook. According to the Hollywood Reporter, he will produce a series on a women’s football team.
Television shows aside, Ronaldo has a lot on his plate right now. The football sensation is rumored to be leaving Real Madrid for Italian club FC Juventus.
Real Madrid’s board members are believed to have accepted a reasonable deal estimated at EUR 100 million, despite Ronaldo’s EUR 1 billion release clause. The contract expires June 2021, four months after Ronaldo’s 36th birthday.
According to Spanish football newspaper Marca, Ronaldo has a guarantee signed by Real Madrid allowing him to break his release clause in case of a “reasonable” offer.
According to Tuttosport, Ronaldo and Juventus have already reached an agreement for a contract until 2022 and a salary of EUR 30 million per year.