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How much money does Lionel Messi have?
Lionel Messi Net Worth 2022: Overall, Messi’s private fortune is estimated at 510 million euros, ahead of superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, who is not only close to him on the pitch. Because if you only look at the salary of the superstars, Messi’s income is over CR7. But the Portuguese’s promotional value is much higher than that of the Argentines. The contract at FC Barcelona is valid until 2021 and there is no extension, so Messi joined Paris Saint-Germain and is expected to earn a 41 million euros net salary per season.
In addition, the signature alone costs around 40 million euros. That would make him the absolute highest earner in football again. Even young teammates Neymar and Mbappe look old. FC Barcelona’s last net salary was 35 million euros per season.
Messi’s financial career is impressive: While his parents had to raise 700 euros a month for 8-year-old Lionel due to a hormonal imbalance, he was already earning a monthly salary of 600 euros at FC Barcelona as a teenager. With his sporting successes, his income gradually increased and brought him a huge fortune.
Salary of Lionel Messi: how much did he earn at FC Barcelona?
When it comes to the superstar’s finances at FC Barcelona, the club has spent huge sums. In addition, a transfer fee of 700 million euros is stipulated in the contract until 2021. Since his contract extension in November 2017, Messi’s net salary at FC Barcelona has reached a staggering 35 million euros. That would be more than €71m with the Catalans paying one player alone.
However, this is only a guaranteed salary. According to Spanish media reports, there is also a signing bonus of 63.5 million euros and a loyalty bonus of 70 million euros. The six-time world footballer has a total of €555,237,619 for a period of 4 years (2017-2021). received, it will be 138 million euros per year.
Of course, the superstar also has other opportunities thanks to success bonuses: the Champions League, where he receives a one-time bonus of 12 million euros, plus extra money for a title, cup title or world footballer. Der Spiegel calculated on the basis of the Football Leaks document that if Messi only played 60 percent of the games, the average total salary would be around 106 million euros. With maximum success, it could even be 122 million euros per season. A fortune!
Despite giving up half of the financially troubled club’s salary, no agreement was reached and the Argentine left the club in the summer of 2021.
Salary at PSG
Messi will start a two-year contract with his new club Paris Saint-Germain in the summer of 2021, which will bring him 41 million euros per season. There is also a free signing bonus of 30 million euros. This makes him the absolute number one in football again.
Earnings from top advertising deals:
Lionel Messi does not have to be a glamorous superstar like Cristiano Ronaldo or David Beckham to be an interesting advertising medium, as his highly paid advertising contract shows. Companies such as Adidas, Pepsi, EA Sports, Tata Motors and Turkish Airlines (along with basketball superstar Kobe Bryant) have given the Argentinean €35 million in annual income thanks to his good boy image. He is also the face of commercials for Samsung Galaxy and Gatorade. He is also in front of the camera in Gillette commercials. Adidas alone is said to transfer up to 8 million euros annually.
Lionel Messi can call himself a legend. Who would have thought that 26 years later, the whirlwind born in Rosario in 1987 would become what many pundits, fans and even non-football fans consider the best footballer in the world? Messi, who started playing for his hometown club Grandoris at the age of five, joined Newell’s Old Boys three years later and his parents moved him to Barcelona to escape Argentina’s economic crisis. Nobody knew then that this step was the beginning of a fantastic career. Messi has struggled through FC Barcelona’s youth squad despite already being considered a top-class goalscorer.
Diego Maradona spoke up when he made his La Liga debut at the age of seventeen against city rivals Barcelona. Luckily he didn’t lose his scoring prowess which earned him his first World Football Association crown in 2009: Lionel Messi was named 2009 World Player of the Year.
The balls are round – and golden!
Throughout his long career, Lionel Messi has lived up to his reputation as the best footballer. For his club, FC Barcelona, his value lies not only in his reputation but above all in his sporting achievements. He is now the club’s all-time leading goalscorer and the record goalscorer with 14 goals in a single Champions League season. It was mainly because of these sporting achievements that Lionel Messi was voted world footballer of the year a total of 6 times. He is also the only player so far to have scored goals against 19 other teams in a row in La Liga. Also, Lionel Messi is Barcelona’s all-time goalscorer. At 26, he equaled Paulino Alcantara’s record (369 goals).
FIFA Player of the Year: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2019, 2021
machinations and investments
An assessment of his wealth in 2013 raised doubts with the Spanish tax police. Macy was accused of tax evasion for investing in shell companies between 2007 and 2009. However, according to recent media reports, Messi cooperated with the authorities on the matter and held the responsible partner accountable (and paid a large tax bill himself in the process). In 2017 he was sentenced to 21 months in prison and escaped with a payment of 3.7 million euros.
However, this did not harm his investment business. Messi owns three coveted properties in Barcelona (the story that Messi bought a neighbor’s villa after being disturbed by party noise went around the world) as well as a few commercial premises. He’s currently building a dream house that, in addition to the football-shaped main building, will also have a huge swimming pool and his jersey number. The Argentine superstar has also invested in a 150-acre condominium in his hometown, which is set to open in 2015.
Also in 2016, Messi’s name was linked to a data breach in the Panama Papers.
Lionel Messi Bought These Cars
- Dodge Charger SRT8
- Audi Q7
- Audi R8
- Ferrari F430 Spider
- Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale
- Maserati Granturismo S
- Lexus 4×4
Lionel Messi and his greatest titles:
- 4x UEFA Champions League winners 2006, 2009, 2011, 2015
- 10x Spanish Champion 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019
- 7x Spanish Cup Winner 2009, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2021
- 1x Copa America 2021 winner