Lionel Andres Messi commonly known as Lionel Messi is a footballer who belongs to Argentine origins. The name Lionel Messi doesn’t need any introduction. Football fans all over the world know this name.
Messi is a living legend in the history of football. No player has ever achieved this kind of popularity by playing football. Messi is a player who can change the turn of any game within minutes. At the age of 34 he is showing consistency in the field and helping his teams in every way possible.
Messi plays for Barcelona in club football. Messi is known as a one club man. In his marvelous career Messi only played for Barcelona in the club career. Now he is the captain of the Barcelona squad. Messi plays for Argentina, though he announced retirement from the national team many times but the retirement never happened. Messi also leads the Argentine squad.
Messi gained a lot of fortune by playing football beside his popularity. In the year 2021, it is estimated that the net worth of Messi is approximately USD 400 million.
Messi gained most of his money by playing for Barcelona. Barcelona pays a huge amount of wage to this player for his services. Messi is one of the highest paid footballers in the history of the game. The present salary of Messi is USD 92 million annually from Barcelona. He also gets an additional USD 34 million as bonus and endorsements.
If we review the last few deals Messi signed with Barcelona we will see that over the years his salary increased enormously. According to the reports of Forbes, Messi got USD 64.7 million in 2014 as salary. The next year he got USD 73.8 million. In 2016 it was USD 81.4 million annually. In 2017 Messi pocketed USD 80 million. In 2018 he got USD 111 million and in 2019 USD 127 million the highest salary ever received by any football player in the history of football.
Besides, Messi also has many high-end luxury real-estate properties across the world. Messi is the global brand ambassador of Adidas, Pepsi, Audi and many more well known corporations.