Football star, Cristiano Ronaldo will receive a mega bonus of £850,000 following his hat-trick in Manchester United’s 3-2 win against Norwich on Saturday, April 16, according to a. New report.
According to The Sun UK, Ronaldo triggered a bonus-related clause in his contract after reaching 21 goals for the season on Saturday.
Ronaldo’s contract includes a £750,000 bonus for reaching 20 goals this season plus a further £100,000 for his hat-trick strike.
The report adds that Ronaldo will now receive £100,000 for any other goal he scores in the remainder of this season.
Also the club will pay their top scorer this season £1million and Ronaldo seems almost certain to win the cash prize as he is 12 goals ahead of his closest challenger Bruno Fernandes.
Furthermore, Ronaldo would reportedly receive around £2.75million in total payments if he manages to reach 30 goals this season.
The result means United move up to fifth place, three points adrift of Tottenham. United now face two important away fixtures against Liverpool and Arsenal.