Portuguese national and one of the world’s most cherished athlete Cristiano Ronaldo has recently bought the world’s most expensive car, the Bugatti La Voiture Noire worth 8.5 million euros (approximately ₹75 crores).
Ronaldo has recently helped his football club, the Italian giant Juventus to win the 36th Serie A championship. The Portuguese footballer has bought the car for himself as a gift for winning the championship.
Moreover, Nike and Bugatti also presented CR7 with the Mercurial Superfly VII CR7 “Dieci” Concept boots after his team won the Serie A title.
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ƎB™ 🏎 Introducing the Bugatti x Nike Mercurial Superfly VII CR7 "Dieci" Concept boots. A design inspired by Cristiano's passion for velocity and his love for the prestigious and speedy Bugatti supercars. The boot presents a white fresh look on a blue carbon fiber soleplate. The stylish upper carries Red/Navy Blue detailing and features a five circles symbol on the heel area, a nod to the design of the 10/10 limited Bugatti 'Centodieci' which is Ronaldo's latest heavyweight addition to his Bugatti collection. #GUNT #Gunt22 #NikeFootball #Mercurial #CR7 #Bugatti #Football
The Bugatti La Voiture Noire is limited to 10 units worldwide and holds a top speed of 420 kmph.
Ronaldo posted a picture of himself sitting in front of his Bugatti Chiron on his Instagram account with a caption that reads “You choose the view”. The car also boasts a customised CR7 badge near the rear wheel.
The Bugatti La Voiture Noire will come powered by a more powerful version of the brands 8-litre W16 engine capable of generation 1500hp and is also lighter than the regular editions.
The lightweight of the Centodieci helps it accelerate to 100kmph from a standstill in a matter of 2.4 seconds.
The Bugatti La Voiture Noire is a modern interpretation of the Bugatti Type 57 SC Atlantic, built between 1936 and 1938. Although CR7 won’t be able to drive this beast until 2021 due to safety and prototype testing reasons.
However, he can make do with his other supercars which include a Mercedes C Class Sport Coupe, a Rolls-Royce Phantom, a Ujn Ferrari 599 GTO, a Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4, an Aston Martin DB9, a McLaren MP4 12C and a Bentley Continental GTC Speed.
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That’s not all!
This 35-year old footballer also purchased a luxury yacht in June 2019 estimated to be over 5.5 million pounds. The Yacht is almost 88-foot long and features 5 different luxury cabins and 6 specially decorated bathrooms.
Furthermore, Forbes, in May also named Ronaldo the second-richest athlete in the world after Roger Federer.9