February 1, 2021 at 8:20 pm from Thomas
The information had the effect of a bomb, so that some of the protagonists (Barça, his club and the main interested party, Lionel Messi) were forced to take legal action against the perpetrators of the leak. It’s what we know since this weekend, thanks The world in Spain, that Lionel Messi had signed in 2017, an extension of his contract paid a total of 555 million euros, between his salary, bonuses and image rights.
Lionel Messi would be the highest paid athlete in the world
So that would do the Argentine striker the athlete with the biggest order in the entire sports industry, all disciplines together. For the only Lionel Messi, that’s worth almost € 138 million gross per year. the equivalent of the budget of a top Ligue 1 club. And hold on, that’s not all for the pulga. Because in fact there is other income from his non-football activities.
Additional sponsorship and additional football income
Mainly that of sponsorship. Lionel Messi, for example, is the headliner of the adidas equipment manufacturer. To that end, he makes about $ 30 million more a year, more or less based on his sports results and related merchandising. It is also the image of the Gatorade, Mastecard, Lay’s, Pepsi, Jacob & Co, Ooredoo brands… Not to mention the secondary activities such as hotels as part of the partnership signed with the Majestic Group. The union of the two has four hotels, including the last recently opened in the Pyrenees.
Active athlete Lionel Messi valued the richest
According to the magazine France soccerLionel Messi earns almost forty million euros more outside of football turf. It helps make him very rich. More than any other footballer in the world. There would only be legend Michael Jordan who would beat him, knowing that after the date of Celebrity fortune, Lionel Messi’s net worth is $ 600 million, since next door, The player lives in a magnificent house for 8 million euroson the heights of Castelldefels. It is also the owner of multiple vehiclessome of which do justice to his pedigree and wealth. However, Lionel Messi is not known as a high roller like some of his peers in the sports world.