Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly received a £850,000 bonus for scoring a career hat-trick in Saturday’s 3-2 Premier League win over Norwich City.
The Portugal international was in the right place at the right time to open the scoring after a defensive error from Canary, before returning home to double his tally in the first half.
Norwich crowded through Kieran Doyle and Timo Pukki, but Ronaldo He saved the day in the second half with a superb free kick that boosted United’s aspirations among the top four.
According to The Sun, Ronaldo has received a £750,000 bonus for his 20 goals in all competitions this season, and an additional £100,000 for his 21st goal of his season.
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According to the source, the 37-year-old will earn an extra six figures for every goal he scores after hitting 20, and will earn a £1m bonus if he finishes the season as the club’s top scorer.
Ronaldo has now scored a total of 139 goals in 326 matches for Manchester United, who climbed to fifth in the standings after beating Norwich.