Paris Saint-Germain newcomer Lionel Messi’s contract details have been revealed. After Barcelona’s financial difficulties saw him leave on a football transfer, Messi will earn over €120m in his two years with PSG now.
According to Le Parisien’s latest transfer news football, Lionel Messi will earn over 120 million euros in just two years.
The football news that emerged after Messi’s first press conference as a PSG player revealed his reasons to join them. He has concrete ambitions for winning the Champions League once again, and this time, with PSG.
Another live football detail to come out of PSG’s unveiling of Messi was that he would become PSG’s number 30.
And now, the financial aspects of the biggest transfer in history, perhaps, are becoming accessible to the larger public.
Messi Will Earn over €120m in His Two Years with PSG
Lionel Messi has agreed to a two-year contract according to which he’ll receive a salary of €41m per year.
Moreover, he will receive extra money in the form of bonuses for winning either Champions League or another Ballon d’Or.
The Argentine has also already earned a hefty signing bonus – one of around 40 million.
Thus, in a fell swoop, Lionel Messi has become the highest-paid player at the Parisian club, surpassing Neymar. The latter earns a salary of 36 million euros per year and Kylian Mbappe’s wages are around €25m per estimations.
Further, the striker could earn 163 million euros if he uses the option to extend his contract by a year.
Finally, we have confirmed in football today that PSG are not violating any Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations signing Messi.