Lionel Messi acquires private jet for $15 million

Lionel Messi acquires private jet for $15 million

Barcelona star Lionel Messi has showed his financial prowess by buying a private jet for $15 million.

Per a report by Argentinean website Doble Amarilla sighted by YEN.com.gh, Messi splashed out the aforementioned amount on the said luxury jet to whizz him and his family between Europe and South America.

The jet, which was purchased in the United States but will be registered in Argentina, is a 2004 Gulfstream V and comes with 16 executive seats, two bathrooms (one with a shower) and two kitchens.

Lionel Messi acquires private jet for $15 million

Lionel Messi acquires private jet for $15 million (Photo credit: Doble Amarilla)
Source: UGC

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Messi has already made some personal modifications to his new ‘wings': the number 10 has been painted onto the tail; while the name of each member of his family (Leo, Antonella, Thiago, Ciro and Mateo) has been written on to the steps of the boarding stairs.

According to Doble Amarilla, the jet arrived at the Aeroparque de Buenos Aires on Friday; and a hangar will be built in the town of San Fernando to accommodate Messi’s new luxury means of transport.

YEN.com.gh had earlier reported how Messi scored twice as Barcelona defeated Espanyol 4-0 on Saturday in the Spanish La Liga.

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Lionel Messi acquires private jet for $15 million

Lionel Messi acquires private jet for $15 million (Photo credit: Doble Amarilla)
Source: UGC

In the game, Messi scored two free-kicks as Barcelona proved too strong for their city rivals.

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