Lionel Messi is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a winger for PSG in the Ligue 1 and the Argentina national team. The 35-year-old’s net worth is $600 million. One of the highest-paid athletes in the world, LM10 earned over $1.3 billion in his career from all sources.
Here we take a closer look at Messi’s Net Worth, salary, earnings, stats, age, height, wife, and more.
About Lionel Messi
Lionel Andrés Messi was born on June 24, 1987 in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina. The wonder of the sport, Lionel Messi, is arguably regarded as the Greatest Of All Time (GOAT). A record seven-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi scored 672 goals in 778 games for Barcelona.
Lionel Messi is a youth product of Newell’s Old Boys and Barcelona youth systems. He moved to Spain at the age of 13 to join Barcelona youth academy, La Masia.
He made his senior team debut for Barcelona at the age of 17, in Oct. 2004. A playmaker and a prolific goal scorer at the same time, Messi established himself as a regular player in the 2008-09 season. He helped Barcelona to win the Treble and won his first Ballon D’or, at the age of 22.
Messi was incredible and unstoppable. In the next three seasons, he won three more Ballon d’Ors, making him the first player to do so.
Argentina no. 10 Lionel Messi is a record seven-time Ballon d’Or winner and a record six European Golden Shoes.
He won a club-record 35 trophies with Barcelona, including 10 La Liga titles, 7 Copa del Rey, and 4 UEFA Champions League titles.
In 2021, Lionel Messi joined the French giants Paris Saint-Germain as a free agent. His current contract with PSG will expire at the end of the 2022-23 season.
Lionel Messi made his international debut for Argentina on 17 August 2005 against Hungary. Since then, it has been quite a journey.
LM10 has 165 caps and 91 goals for his country as of 19 Nov. 2022. He is the all-time top scorer for Argentina. Messi played in four World Cups – 2006, 2010, 2014, and 2018. He led Argentina to the 2014 World Cup final, falling short to Germany by 1-0. He was awarded the Golden Ball in that tournament.
Lionel Messi is named the captain of Argentina in the FIFA World Cup 2022, Qatar. The fifth World Cup of his career could be his last one.
Lionel Messi’s Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings
Argentina superstar Lionel Messi’s net worth is $600 million as of 2023. His earnings sources include football contracts, salary, endorsement, and sponsorship bonuses.
In 2017, Messi signed a contract extension with Barcelona. The contract gave Barcelona no. 10 an average annual base salary of $168 million . Furthermore, he earns around $40 million per year from endorsements.
In his time at Barcelona, Lionel Messi earned more than $1.3 billion in his career only from his football contracts and endorsements.
According to trusted sources, he earned roughly $900 million in salary and $400 million in endorsement deals.
According to his official salary, Lionel Messi earned a gross salary north of €70 million per season for 2018-19, 2019-20, and 2020-21.
For the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons, Messi’s official gross salary was more than €38 million for each season.
After joining PSG in the 2021-22 season, he earned a gross salary of €63 million per season, which was €1.2 million weekly.
Messi’s Salary by Season
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Lionel Messi has been sponsored by Adidas since 2006. He is their leading brand endorser. Messi will wear the Adidas X Speed Portal Legend Messi signature boots for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
|full name||Lionel Andres Messi|
|Date of Birth||June 24, 1987|
|Height||170 cm (5 ft 7 in)|
|birth place||Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina|
|net worth||$600 million|
|Children||Thiago, Mateo, Ciro|
Lionel Messi’s Wife
Messi’s lovely wife is Antonela Roccuzzo. The couple started dating back in 2008 and made their relationship public the following year. Messi’s sweetheart is also a Rosario native, and he has known her since age 5.
On June 30, 2017, the couple tied the knot. Antonella gave birth to Messi’s three sons – Thiago (2012), Mateo (2015), and Ciro (2018).
Messi is 170 cm (5 ft 7 in) tall.
Born on June 24, 1987, he is 35 years old.
The famous Spanish footballer’s fans call him by several interesting nicknames like Atomic Flea, La Pulga, Messidona, and Leo.
He wears no. 30 for PSG.
Ligue 1: PSG
|2022-23||13 (as of 13 Nov. 2022)||7||10|
La Liga: Barcelona
International Career: Argentina
|2005-Present||165 (as of 19 Nov. 2022)||91|
FAQs about Lionel Messi
What is Messi’s Net Worth?
Lio’s net worth is $600 million as of 2023.
What is his weekly salary?
Messi earns €1.2m weekly salary at PSG.