How much is Lionel Messi Net Worth?, Contract, Salary, Girlfriend, Height

Lionel Messi Net Worth: $600 Million (approx.)

Net Worth:$600 Million (approx.)
Salary:$75 Million (approx.)
Date of Birth:Jun 24, 1987
Age:35 years
Height:5 ft 6 in (1.69 m)
Profession:Football player

Lionel Messi net worth is estimated to be around $600 million. Lionel Messi is professional athlete who is often regarded as the best soccer player in the world.

Lionel Messi Net Worth
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Lionel Messi is probably the highest-paid soccer player in the world and definitely one of the highest paid athletes in the world overall. His mega contract with Barcelona in 2017 gave Messi an average base annual salary of $168 million. He also earns around $40 million per year from endorsements, which meant under that contract he was making around $200 million per year.

Lionel Messi is NOT A BILLIONAIRE. By the time his contract Barcelona was over, with endorsements he earned north of $1.3 billion. By our assessment he has earned around $900 million in salary to date and $400 million from endorsements.

In August, 2020, Lionel Messi announced he had signed with Paris Saint-Germain. Lionel’s new contract with Paris Saint-Germain will pay a salary of $75 million per year. The contract has an option for a third year.

Lionel Messi was reportedly willing to accept a 50% pay cut to stay with Barcelona, but league rules forbade this from happening. Even at a 50% pay cut, Barcelona’s salaries would have equated to 110% of club revenue, when league rules require that number to be 70%.

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How much is messi net worth?:

Lionel Messi net worth 2022 is $600 million dollars. Lionel Messi earned the majority of his wealth as a striker and winger for FC Barcelona.

Lionel Messi Net Worth

On August 10, 2021, Lionel would move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain. He also plays for the Argentina National Team. During his time with Barcelona, Lionel scored 672 goals in 778 games.

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Lionel Messi Salary:

Lionel Messi Salary is $75 Millions. Lionel Messi was the highest-paid soccer player in the world when he was at his peak with Barcelona,.

In 2017 Lionel Messi signed a contract with Barcelona that paid a base salary of $168 million. His contract data was kept secret for many years but in January 2021, Spanish newspaper El Mundo published the leaked contract details. Under a previous contract, Lionel Messi annual base salary was $44.68 million.

In August 2021 Lionel Messi signed with Paris Saint-Germain. His initial contract is a two-year deal that works out to $75 million per year before taxes, roughly $40 million after taxes. Lionel Messi contract also allows him to earn additional bonuses based on milestones and a cut of jersey sales.

Lionel Messi Brand Endorsements

Lionel Messi earns an additional $40 million every year from endorsements. Lionel Messi has a lifetime endorsement deal with Adidas. Between June 2018 and June 2019, he earned a huge $130 million.

Lionel Messi has been featured on the covers of the Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 and Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 video games. Lionel Messi and Fernando Torres are the faces of the Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 video game and helped out with the trailer and motion capturing.

Adidas Endorsement

Lionel Messi has been sponsored by Adidas since 2006. Lionel Messi is their leading brand endorser. Lionel Messi was originally signed with Nike at age 14 but switched to Adidas. In 2008, Lionel Messi had a long-running signature collection of Adidas boots, and received his own sub-brand of boots called Adidas Messi.

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Lionel Messi House:

In 2009, Lionel Messi paid $2 million for a home in a Barcelona neighborhood called Pedrables. Lionel Messi then spent millions on renovations and upgrades. The home is estimated to be worth $7 – $10 million today.

In November 2019, Lionel Messi paid $5 million for a condo in Miami. In April 2021 Lionel Messi paid $7.3 million for the entire ninth floor of a different building in Miami.

Lionel Messi Biography:

Lionel Messi was born in Rosario, Argentina on June 24, 1987.  Lionel Messi father, Jorge Horacio Messi was a factory steelworker and his mother, Celia Maria Cuccittini was a part-time cleaner.

lionel messi Biography
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Lionel Messi has two older brothers, Rodrigo and Matias, and a sister, Maria Sol, and the family would constantly play soccer together along with their cousins Maximiliano and Emanuel Biancucchi, both of whom went on to become professional footballers as well.

Full nameLionel AndrEs Messi
Date of birth24 June 1987 (age 34)
Place of birthRosario, Santa Fe, Argentina
Height1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Club information
Current teamParis Saint-Germain
Youth career
1995–2000Newell’s Old Boys
Senior career*
2003–2004Barcelona C10(5)
2004–2005Barcelona B22(6)
2021–Paris Saint-Germain26(6)
National team
2004–2005Argentina U2018(14)
2008Argentina U235(2)

Lionel Messi joined the Rosario soccer club when he was just 6 years old and played for Newell’s Old Boys.

When Lionel Messi was 10, he was diagnosed with a growth hormone deficiency, and his father could no longer afford medical treatment for him. Newell’s agreed to contribute but later took back their promise. The Sporting Director of FC Barcelona, Carles Rexach, offered to pay the medical bills if Messi could move to Spain.

With Lionel Messi father’s approval, Rexach drew up a contract on a paper napkin and the family moved to Barcelona in February 2001. They moved into an apartment near Camp Nou, the club’s stadium. Messi suffered homesickness after his mother and siblings returned back to Rosario while he stayed in Barcelona with his father.

After a year, Lionel Messi was enrolled in the Royal Spanish Football Federation where he became a part of the “Baby Dream Team”, Barcelona’s greatest collection of young soccer players.

Lionel Messi Career:

At the age of 17, Lionel Messi made his league debut against RCD Espanyol and became the third-youngest person ever to play on FC Barcelona. At that time Lionel Messi was also the youngest player to ever score for Barcelona.

During the 2005-2006 season, Lionel Messi began being paid as a first-team member and also got his Spanish citizenship. Lionel Messi also made his debut in the Spanish First Division league. Lionel received a standing ovation during his first match after he scored alongside superstar Ronaldinho. Out of his seventeen League appearances, Lionel Messi scored six goals. Lionel Messi scored one goal in six for the Champions League.

In 2006, Lionel Messi became the youngest Argentine to play and score in the FIFA World Cup.

After the World Cup, In the 2006-2007 season, Lionel Messi was injured with a broken metatarsal, which took three months to heal. Lionel was back in the game against Racing Santander, as a second-hand substitute. In March of that season Lionel Messi scored a hat trick against Real Madrid, which made him the first player since Ivan Zamorano to do so in the El Clasico.

In the 2007-2008 season, Messi led Barcelona into the top four of La Liga. Lionel Messi won the nomination, as a forward, for a FIFA ProWorld XI Player Award and the Marca newspaper named him the best player in the world. Other newspapers followed and stated that Lionel should be awarded the Ballon d’Or. He finally won his first in 2009, at age 22, and went on to win three more in a row each year.

Lionel Messi also obtained an Olympic Gold Medal in the 2008 Summer Olympics. In 2012, Lionel Messi set the La Liga and European records for most goals scored in a single season. This sealed his fate as Barcelona’s all-time top scorer. The next two seasons, Messi, now the team captain for Barcelona, finished second for the Ballon d’Or behind career rival Cristiano Ronaldo.

In 2014, Lionel Messi led Argentina to the finals in the World Cup, for which he also won the Golden Ball. Messi announced his retirement in 2016 but reversed his decision and led Argentina to qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. They also finished third at the 2019 Copa America. In 2019, Messi secured a record-breaking sixth Ballon d’Or.

Lionel Messi Charity

Lionel Messi is the founder of the Leo Messi Foundation, which helps better opportunities for underprivileged children regarding education and health care. Lionel Messi started the charity in 2007 following a visit to a Boston children’s hospital, an experience that he has said deeply changed him. His foundation, with the help of Herbalife, helps to pay for medical treatment, transportation and recuperation for children diagnosed with major medical problems.

Lionel Messi is also the Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF since March 2010. He completed a field mission for UNICEF, traveling to Haiti to bring public awareness to the plight of the country’s children following the recent earthquake.

Lionel Messi also is involved in individual fundraising activities such as global football matches raising money for various charities. Messi financially supports many youth football clubs in Argentina such as Sarmiento, Rosario Central, Newell’s, River Plate, and Boca Junior.

At his boyhood club Newell’s, Lionel Messi funded construction of a new gym and dorm inside the club stadium in 2012. His former coach there is employed by the Messi Foundation and works as a talent scout for young players.

In March 2020, Lionel Messi made a $1 million dollar donation to help fight the spread of coronavirus. In addition, Messi and his fellow Barcelona Football Club teammates took a 70 percent cut in their salaries during the COVID-19 emergency. They did this so that no Barcelona workers would have their wages docked during the global emergency.

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Lionel Messi Wife, children, family

Lionel Messi has been with Antonella Roccuzzo, a fellow Rosario native, since 2008. They have known each other since they were five years old. They confirmed their romance publicly in January 2009. Lionel Messi and Roccuzzo got married in Rosario in June 2007. The couple has 3 children: Thiago (b. 2012), Matero (b. 2015), and Ciro (b. 2018).

Lionel Messi is still very close to his immediate family members, especially his mother. Lionel Messi has her face tattooed on his left shoulder. Lionel Messi professional affairs are run mostly as a family business, with his father having been his agent since Lionel Messi was 14. Lionel Messi older brother Rodrigo handles his publicity.

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