Lionel Messi Net Worth 2022, Salary & Transfer

Lionel Andrés Messi, also known as Leo Messi, is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and is the captain of the Argentine national team.

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Lionel Messi Net Worth 2022

Lionel Messi is one of the greatest soccer players of all time. The famous footballer’s net worth is estimated at $620 million as of 2022. He earned this fortune through his football career and his endorsement deals. His current annual income exceeds $60 million and his monthly income exceeds $5 million. According to Forbes, Lionel Messi was the highest-paid athlete with his $130 million (£110 million) pre-tax gross earnings last year. At the time, he was the highest-paid athlete in 2019, earning €126 million in 2018. In April 2021, he purchased his 5,515-square-foot condo on the 9th floor of his luxury condominium in Sunny Isles Beach, Miami for $7.3 million. In July 2021, Lionel went on vacation to a house in Key Biscayne, Florida with rent as high as $200,000 a month. His house measures 8,202 square feet, with five bedrooms (each equipped with his 75-inch smart HDTV) and 5.5 bathrooms.

Messi is Adidas’ major brand endorser. He was previously signed to Nike. Likewise, he has also made endorsement deals with Pepsi Konami, EA Sports, Dolce & Gabbana, Audemars Piguet, Gillette, Turkish Airlines, Ooredoo, and more. He also endorses Non Profit organizations like UNICEF and Red Cross.

 

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Lionel Messi’s Transfer History

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Grandoli in 1992 and played until 1995.
  • In 1995, he joined the youth team of Newell’s Old Boys and went on to play six years at the club.
  • In 2000, he then joined the youth team of Barcelona and began his career at the club where he signed his first professional contract with the club on 4 February 2004, which lasted until 2012.
  • In August 2021, he joined French club Paris Saint-Germain on a two-year deal until June 2023 with an option for an extra year on a free transfer.