With an annual pre-tax salary of $ 96 million, Lionel Messi is getting twelve times more than what Zinedine Zidane made at the height of his career.
consequences mirror (UK) Two decades ago, Real’s Zinedine Zidane received a record salary of $ 5.2 million per season. If the price drop is calculated, that value is currently $ 8.1 million. For example, the French legend gets roughly $ 155,000 a week, which is exactly the same as today’s mid-range players and the odd number of Lionel Messi.
According to the contract Sports world Last month it was announced that the Argentine superstar has received $ 96 million a season from Barca, the tallest in football. That’s a far cry from Neymar’s $ 74 million or Cristiano Ronaldo’s $ 73 million. It’s also over three times as much as PSG’s Kylian Mbappe.
Other stars among the top 10 highest paid players in the world include Paul Pogba, Antoine Griezmann ($ 29 million), Mohamed Salah, Robert Lewandowski, David De Gea (25 million), Gareth Bale (24 million) and Harry Kane (15 million) .
consequences MarkWith $ 700 million for Messi, Barca can buy a whole new squad, including stars like goalkeeper Ederson, defender Leonardo Bonnuci, midfielder Bruno Fernandes, Kai Havertz and striker Erling Haaland over the years.
Prior to Zidane’s time, Diego Maradona pocketed $ 3.1 million per season when he renewed with Napoli in 1990. At that time, he brought Argentina to the World Cup finals for the second time in a row. This is the equivalent of $ 6.3 million, 15 times the amount Pele made when he moved to New York Cosmos in 1975. Man Utd legend, George Best, received $ 130,000 a season once in 1968, now about $ 971,000.
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