Lionel Messi Argentinian magician, one of the greatest players of all time. The reigns of the two have changed in Ballon d’Or. Messi is now the highest-grossing footballer in the world. Salary is not the only income for footballers. A large part of their income comes from supplying various products.
Does the league title also mean team achievement like the Champions League trophy? But at one point, Lionel Messi has followed Cristiano Ronaldo. He never came in at number one as the highest-earning footballer. Even with Ronaldo getting more pay, he was behind. Messi finally hit Ronaldo.
Argentina and Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi topped the list of the highest 100 paid athletes in the US business magazine Forbes. Then there are two other football stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar.
Salary is not the only income for footballers. A large part of their income comes from supplying various products. Macy’s earned 127 million euros in terms of salaries, bonuses and ads this season. Ronaldo earned 94 million euros. Ronaldo was also ahead of last season. His net income for the service was 87.5 million euros. Messi’s income was 76.5 million euros.
Leone Messi contract signed with Barcelona
Messi will remain in the new camp until 2021 under a contract signed with Barcelona. Messi’s buy-out clause is kept at 700 million euros. That is, if a club wants to buy Messi, that club will have to count 700 million euros. Messi will receive 70 million euros a year in the new deal. As such, more than five million euros will be added to Messi’s account each month.
According to a French football magazine, Lionel Messi is currently the highest-grossing footballer. Consequent to their estimates, Messi’s income is 25 thousand euros per minute.
Messi has also surpassed his national team-mate Carlos Tevez for remuneration. The former Argentine striker is currently playing at Chinese club Shanghai Greenland FC. Tevez receives 64 million euros a year from this club.
Lionel Messi income from Trademark
Messi also makes a good number of money from Trademark. Except for the above mentioned net income. Messi can now use his name as a trademark in sports products. The legal battle has been going on for the last seven years. Messi won in that fight. Barcelona and Argentina striker Messi appealed to the court seven years ago.
In that application, he wanted to use his name as a trademark in sports products. His appeal was challenged by the Spanish cycling brand. Spanish brand Spell the name Massi. Footballer Lionel Messi is Spell the name Messi.
The Spanish brand argued that the two names are similar and the English spelling too close. Because of this, there may be confusion among buyers of products in the world. The cycling brand’s argument did not go to court.
A European court has ruled in favor of Messi. The court’s order came a couple of days ago when France Football magazine said Messi was the highest-grossing footballer in the world. He overcame Cristiano Ronaldo in terms of earnings.
On the other hand, Messi’s appeal took seven years to complete. The negative decision came from the European Union’s Intellectual Office in the year of 2011 of his application. The European Union’s office accepted the fact that the Spanish cycling brand had challenged his appeal by approaching a similar name or spelling. They were positioned against footballer Messi. But the second-highest court in Europe has taken the stand for footballer Messi. The legal battle has taken so long. But footballer Messi won.
In addition to this, Wonderman has several industries. There are several shares. There are income from advertising of various multinational companies. The total wealth of this Magician is about 200-270 million British pounds.