Lionel Messi Net Worth. How Much Is Messi’s Worth as a footballer ?
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Lionel Messi net worth and salary: Lionel Messi is a proffessional footballer who was born in Argentina. He has a net worth of $340 million. Lionel Messi made his net worth as the striker and winger of the FC Barcelona and his home Country. Messi played in his very first major football match when he was 16 years old against a team called Porto. At the age of just 17, he played his first match for Barcelona FC against RCD Espanyol and became the third youngest person ever to play for Barcelona. He was at that time also the youngest player to ever score for Barcelona. During the 2005-2006 season, Messi began being paid as a first team member and also got his Spanish citizenship. He also made his debut in the Spanish First Division league.
Messi received a standing ovation during his first match after he scored alongside superstar Ronaldinho. Out of his seventeen League appearances he scored six goals. He scored one goal in six for the Champions League. In the 2006-2007 season, Messi was injured with a broken metatarsal, which took three months to heal. He was back in the game against Racing Santander, as a second-hand substitute. In March of that season he scored a hat trick against Real Madrid, which made him the first player since Ivan Zamorano to do so in the El Clasico. In the 2007-2008 season Messi led Barcelona into the top four of La Liga. He won the nomination, as a forward, for a FIFA ProWorld XI Player Award and the Marca newspaper named him the best player in the world. Other newspapers followed and stated that Messi should be awarded the Ballon d’Or.
Lionel Messi Salary
Lionel Messi is the highest paid soccer player in the world with an annual base salary of $44.68 million. Messi earns an additional $40 million every year from endorsements.
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