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Messi’s contract was published by El Mundo on Sunday under the headline “the colossal contract that ruins Barcelona”. The publication claimed that Messi’s…
Two of Barcelona’s presidential candidates, Joan Laporta and Victor Font have come out in Lionel Messi’s defence and insisted that the Argentine ‘generates more’ than he earns after details of Messi’s contract with the club was published by Spanish newspaper El Mundo. “Leo generates much more income than the money he costs,” Joan Laporta, one of the club’s hopeful, said. The leaking of Messi’s colossal club contract revealed the Argentine takes home 167 million US Dollard annually as part of the deal and could have earned $674 million by the time the deal expires. Lionel Messi Contract Leak: Barcelona To Sue Spanish Newspaper El Mundo for Publishing Details of Argentine’s Current Deal.
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“We have done a study and he generates a third of Barca’s total income. It’s not only the economic return,” Laporta told Rac1 radio. “But also the emotional and sporting return, and the vivid moments he gives us.” Messi signed the deal in 2017 and is in the…
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