Staggering breakdown of Lionel Messi's contract at PSG revealed

Staggering breakdown of Lionel Messi's contract at PSG revealed

  • Lionel Messi is already on his way to France where he is expected to complete his switch to Paris Saint-Germain
  • The Barcelona legend could not seal a contract extension with the Catalan club and now he is joining PSG on a two-year contract
  • According to his contract details, Messi will earn around €481,000 (GHC3.4 million)-a-week ( or €68,682 (GHC485,000)-a-day or €2,862(GHC20,000)-per-hour

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After agreeing a deal to join French giants Paris Saint-Germain on a two-year-deal, Lionel Messi’s staggering salary details have been revealed, Telegraph reports.

He will remain as the highest paid athlete in the world as he completes his move to join the French Ligue 1 giants.

Several outlets are reporting that Messi will earn around €31.5million (GHC222 million) a season, which eventually drops to about €25million (GHC176 million) per season after tax.

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As Lionel Messi Accepts Deal to Join Psg, Here’s the Staggering Breakdown of the Contract
Lionel Messi on his way to France to complete PSG switch. Photo: GOAL
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He is expected to sign a two-year contract with an option of a third - and across his initial two years, he will earn a staggering €75million (GHC529 million), while also bagging a €25million (GHC176 million) signing bonus.

In general, weighing his ridiculous take home salary, Messi will earn around €481,000 (GHC3.4 million)-a-week or €68,682 (GHC485,000)-a-day or €2,862 (GHC20,000)-per-hour or €47.69 (GHC336.53)-per-minute or €0.80 (GHC5.65)-per-second, SPORTbible reports.

These huge amounts are even before bonuses and sponsorships and others as the Argentine legend will continue to earn an unbelievable salary.

His move to the French capital will see him reunite with Neymar whom he played alongside for four years, as well as eternal El Clasico rival Sergio Remos.

Considered one of the greatest players of all time, Messi scored a record 672 goals in 778 games for Barca, the club he joined as a 13-year-old.

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Meanwhile, Lionel Messi's departure will further affect Barcelona's financial books as the club are set to lose €137million (GHC 967 million) in brand value.

La Blaugrana were unable to secure Messi's contract extension following strict La Liga rules as the 34-year-old is set to join Paris Saint-Germain.

The six-time Ballon d'Or winner accepted a 50 per cent pay cut to enable him to get registered but the strict financial rules from La Liga prevented the move.

According to Brand Finance, Messi's value to Barcelona is quite higher than the club at the moment as the Camp Nou outfit are also set to lose €17m on matchday ticket sales.

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