Lionel Messi, the world’s best footballer, had to end his 21-year relationship with Barcelona on August 5. After that various discussions continue all over the world. Why is that, where is Messi going. Messi started the PSG chapter at the end of the Barcelona chapter, ending all discussions. He has already officially started his career in this club in France. Messi has also started practicing on the field for PSG.
Although he changed his address from Spain to France, Messi’s position in the list of the highest paid athletes in the world has not changed. Messi, currently the best player in the world, has signed a two-year contract with PSG. There is an opportunity to extend this period for one more year. According to the agreement, Messi will receive a salary of 41 million US dollars a year from the club, including all salaries and allowances. If the exchange rate is calculated at 75 rupees per dollar, then the amount in Bangladeshi currency is 348 crore 50 lakh rupees. Apart from this, Messi has other income including his own sponsor. Messi will have his own income. Besides, there will be various bonuses, money for selling jerseys. In addition, Messi will receive an additional 3 crore US dollars or 255 crore rupees for the signing fee or contract fee.
In addition, the sale of jerseys will add a large amount of money to Messi’s bank. Because, after leaving Barাa and joining PSG, the sale of the number 30 jersey allotted for Messi has gone up. Just 30 minutes after the official announcement of joining the PSG on Wednesday, all the jerseys of this football superstar in the official online store of the PSG have been sold. The jersey allotted for Messi in PSG has also been sold at a very high price. Each jersey was sold for 175.46 dollars, in Bangladeshi currency, which is about 15 thousand 84 rupees. Earlier in 2016, Cristiano Ronaldo left Spanish club Real Madrid to join Juventus in Italy. In just 24 hours on the day of his joining, Juventus sold Ronaldo jerseys worth ৬ 81 million or ৮ 517.50 million.
According to US magazine Forbes-Error, Messi’s earnings from the deal with PSG will not hold him back from two other rivals, Ronaldo and Neymar. Because, with what you will get from the contract, Messi’s annual income of 33 million dollars as a brand ambassador of different companies will keep his position at the top. In other words, Messi is at the top of the list of the richest players in the world in terms of income.
Barcelona lost to Messi mainly because of the complexities of the payroll and La Liga payroll laws. The club said they could not keep Lionel Messi “due to economic and structural constraints”. Messi’s contract expired on July 1 in Barcelona. But in order to retain Messi under a new contract, Barcelona had to sell a few more players to raise his salary, so the deal depended on that decision. But in the end Messi did not sign a new contract with Barারa.
Forbes says that with Messi, PSG now took three of the five highest paid players in the world. According to Forbes, Messi’s total annual income this year will be around 130 million. And Cristiano Ronaldo’s 120 million. Neymar’s 90 million, Mbappe’s 40 million. Before Messi, Neymar had the highest salary in French League One and PSG for so many days. Neymar will be in PSG till 2025. The Brazilian striker received 35.3 million, the highest salary in French football for so long. His friend Messi broke Neymar’s record.