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Lionel Messi Net Worth and Salary History in 2016-17


Lionel Messi Net Worth and Salary- How Rich He Is?

His estimated salary at FC Barcelona as of May 2015 is $44.68 million (€40 million). Messi also earns an estimated $20-30 million (€18-27 million) by Endorsements Achievement. In 2014-2015, Messi made 57 appearances for FC Barcelona and earned an estimated $41.7 million (€37.4 million) in salary from Barcelona. That means per game Messi received $731,579 (€655,733) in salary. Assuming the same number of appearances this year, Messi will earn $783,860 (€702,594) per game in salary. In 2014, Messi received a total of $64.7 million (€58 million) in salary plus endorsements. That means per day Messi received an estimated $177,260 (€158,883) in salary plus endorsements per day. In July 2016 Messi and his father were both sentenced to 21 months in prison and ordered to pay fines of €1.7 million and €1.4 million respectively after being found guilty of tax evasion fraud. The fraud was related to sponsorship earnings from 2007 and 2009. In 2016 Forbes estimated his annual income from all endeavors to be $81.5 million making him the second highest-paid athlete in the world behind Ronaldo. $28 million of that came from his numerous endorsement deals which include Adidas Gatorade, Audemars Piguet, Huawei, EA, Tata Motors and Gillette. The most valuable are with longtime partners Adidas which pay him an average of $10 million annually.

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About Lionel Messi – Net Worth of Messi, Carrer, And More

Lionel Messi is an Argentian Football Player. Lionel Messi was born on June 4, 1987, in Rosario in Santa Fe Province, Argentina. Lionel Messi has three siblings, Two elder brother Rodrigo and Matias, and a sister Maria Sol. His father was a worker in a steel factory. And his mother was self-employed as a part-time cleaner. At the age of 5, he started playing football. At the age of 8, he recruited to join the Rosario club newell’s old boys. At the age of 13 Messi and his family relocated to Barcelona. And he became the part of under 14 FC Barcelona’s Team.

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At the age of 16, he was selected for the famous club Barcelona. Messi with his shining performance raised his club as today he is the leading goal scorer (368).  Messi made his official debut with the Barcelona senior club on November 16th, 2003 at the tender age of 16 years, 145 days. That same year he led Argentina’s national team to victory in the Under-20 World Cup. Within the next years, Messi well-established himself as the essential part of the team. His first senior team contract signed on his 18th birthday on 24 June 2005 increased his buyout clause to €150 million. The team won the La Liga Championship. The Copa del Rey (Spain’s major domestic cup), and the Champions League title. He was score 31 goals after playing 51 matches during that season, and he knocked off Ronaldo in the appointment for FIFA World Player of the year fame by a record margin.

2011 and 2012 were the luckiest seasons for Lionel Messi, where he set the solid record for the most goal scored in a single season, both for La Liga and Champions League. He became a Barcelona’s All-Time Top Scorer on March 2012. He had surpassed the heights of glory and named along with greatest footballers like Maradona and Pele. By 2016, Barcelona club hired him on the annual base of $21 million dollars. The La Pulga is currently earning approx $60 million dollars annually. Lionel Messi is an Argentinian football player, considered by many to be the best soccer player in the world. Lionel Messi Net Worth in 2015 has an estimated to $210 million (€188 million). Many people believe that. He is the best football player in a world. He has won the title of five times FIFA world best soccer player, in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2015. The Argentine has been equally successful with his national side. Lionel Messi became the youngest Argentine player to score in the 2006 FIFA World Cup.

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