The game of football is considered as the most popular sport all around the globe. So it is evident that football players create a wholesome playing the game. Lionel Messi, the Argentinian is considered as one of the best players of all time. Messi on his part earn a very respectful amount through his club and the national team. After NBA star Lebron James being announced as a billionaire now the question arises, is Lionel Messi a Billionaire?
During 2020 Messi topped the list of highest earning footballers in the world according to Forbes earning $126 million (£98m). As of 2022, he still tops the list of highest-paid athletes earning $130M this year itself.
Is Lionel Messi A Billionaire?
Although few sources suggest him, clearly it can be stated he is not a Billionaire. Messi has almost earned $900 million as his salary and $400 million from endorsements. According to the count of his net assets it is evident Lionel Messi not being a Billionaire.
However, seeing the current scenario he can truly become a billionaire in the future.
Lionel Messi Net Worth, Salaries, and Endorsements
Originating from Rosario, Argentina, Lionel Andrés Messi is considered as the greatest of all time. Every budding footballers admire and dream to be playing like Lionel Messi. Stats are evident of the dominance shown by him against his opponents. Apart from these he is also one of the richest athlete of all time.
The following mentioned below is Messi’s Net Worth, salaries and Endorsements;
- Net Worth
Lionel Messi’s net worth is considered to be $600 million. Majority of Messi’s net worth was earned during his span with FC Barcelona. Mostly, Messi plays as a striker but he can also be deployed as a winger depending upon the situation. Paris Saint-German recruited Messi taking him to France after his term with Barcelona was over.
Messi is one of the highest played athlete all over the world. He earns $75 million per year from Paris Saint-German where he signed a two-year contract. In 2017 he signed a magnificent contract with Barcelona with a base salary of $168 million. He jumped to this amount renewing his contract from a previous amount which offered him $44.68 million.
Apart from his salaries and contracts, Messi’s endorsements account a great value to his net worth. Till date he has made around $400 million through his endorsements. Per year he makes around $40-$60 million through endorsements. He is also the leading brand endorser of Adidas having a lifetime deal with the brand.