This Calculator That Determines How Long It Takes Star Athletes Like Cristiano Ronaldo And Tom Brady To Earn Your Salary Is Depressing

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If you need to feel worse about not having the mental and physical prowess to make a cushy living playing games, I have just the thing. Coach definitely should have put you in the game at states, though. What could have been.

The folks at CreditCardCompare created a calculator that determines how long it would take a star athlete to make your annual salary, and for guys like me, it’s a digital punch to the throat region.

According to U.S. Census Bureau data from 2018, the latest release, the median household income was $63,179. So for the purposes of this article, that will be the number we’ll use.

Cristiano Ronaldo:

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Per Year: $35,200,00
Per Day: $96,438
Per Hour: $4,018
Per Minute: $66.97
Per Second: $1.12

It would take Ronaldo 4.84 minutes of playing time to earn the American Median Household Income. He earns this amount for every .04 goals scored.

Conor McGregor:

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Per Year: $9,500,000
Per Day: $26,027
Per Hour: $1,084
Per Minute: $18.07
Per Second: $.30

It would take McGregor .17 MMA fights of playing time to earn the American Median Household Income. He earns this amount for every .27 rounds.

LeBron James:

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Per Year: $33,285,709
Per Day: $91,194
Per Hour: $3,800
Per Minute: $63.33
Per Second: $1.06

It would take LeBron .48 quarters of playing time to earn the American Median Household Income. He earns this amount for every 4.27 points scored.

Tom Brady:

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Per Year: $22,000,000
Per Day: $60,274
Per Hour: $2,511
Per Minute: $41.86
Per Second: $.70

It would take Brady .18 quarters of playing time to earn the American Median Household Income. He earns this amount for every 1.64 pass attempts.

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Now if you’ll excuse me, I must cry into a bowl of SpaghettiOs.

Head over to CreditCardCompare and enter your salary to find out how little time it takes athletes like Lionel Messi, Simone, Biles, Ben Simmons, and Mike Trout to earn it.

 

 

 


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