Ronaldo and Benzema release clause is over $1.2 Billion, while Messi $350 million

Ronaldo and Benzema release clause is over $1.2 Billion, while Messi $350 million

- Ronaldo and Benzema have a buy-out of £890m

- Lionel Messi has a buy-clause lesser than Ronaldo and Benzema

- Neymar's deal to PSG raises eyebrows about fancy buy-out clauses

Years back there was huge believe among football fans that huge buy-out clauses was just for fancy and can not be met.

However, Neymar's move to PSG smashed the myth of huge buy-out fee protection .

PSG made Neymar the most expensive footballer ever after securing his services from Barcelona for a stagerring £198million.

Neymar being unveiled as a PSG player
Source: ESPN

Neymar being unveiled as a PSG player Source: ESPN

This move has no doubt squashed the theory that Buy-out clauses and the huge figures involved were a thing of fantasy for buying clubs.

And that could be a worrying thing for the likes of Spanish giants Real Madrid as well as the already wounded Barca.

Real Madrid currently has Ronaldo's buy-out clause set at £890m, which they no doubt will feel is pretty safe.

Ronaldo and Messi playing for their respective club sides
Source: Talksport

Ronaldo and Messi playing for their respective club sides Source: Talksport

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The big surprise is Karim Benzema has the same release clause as the Portuguese superstar,which makes his release more than Messi's.

Madrid's rival, Barca are still playing a pretty dangerous game when it comes to their star-studded squad, including the five times Ballon'Dor winner, Lionel Messi.

Barcelona will definitely love to add a huge buy-out clause to Messi's contract but when he officially pens his extension his boy-out will only be £267m.

Strangely, that implies that nine other players in La Liga would have higher-value release clauses than Messi.

Spanish employment law forces clubs to give their players a buy-out clause.

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