Lionel Messi 2022: Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings

Lionel Messi Net Worth

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 as of 2022. 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’ Net Worth, salary, earnings, stats, age, height, wife, and more.

About Lionel Messi

Lionel Andrés Messi was born on 24 June 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.

Club Career

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.

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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.

International Career

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 2022. His earning 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. Moreover, he earns around $40 million per year from endorsements.

Earnings History

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.

Salary History

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.

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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

Season Club Gross Salary per Season
2022-23 PSG €63.64m
2021-22 PSG €63.64m
2020-21 Barcelona €71.00m
2019-20 Barcelona €71.00m
2018-19 Barcelona €70.75m
2017-18 Barcelona €39.62m
2016-17 Barcelona €38.28m
2015-16 Barcelona €28.47m
2014-15 Barcelona €29.63m
2013-14 Barcelona €20.54m

Endorsement

Lionel Messi has been sponsored by Adidas since 2006. He is their leading brand endorser. Messi will wear the Adidas X Speed Portal Leyenda Messi signature boots for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Quick Facts

Full Name Lionel Andrés Messi
Current Club PSG                
Position Winger
Shirt No. 30
Date of Birth 24 June 1987
Age 35
Height  170 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Birthplace Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina
Nationality  Argentine 
Net Worth $600 million
Salary €1.2m weekly
Relationship Status  Married
Spouse  Antonela Roccuzzo
Wife’s Insta antonelaroccuzzo
Children Thiago, Mateo, Ciro
Instagram leomessi

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.

Lionel Messi Wife
Antonela Roccuzzo

On 30 June 2017, the couple tied the knot. Antonella gave birth to Messi’s three sons – Thiago (2012), Mateo (2015), and Ciro (2018).

Height

Messi is 170 cm (5 ft 7 in) tall.

Age

Born on 24 June 1987, he is 35 years old.

Nickname

The famous Spanish footballer’s fans call him by several interesting nicknames like Atomic Flea, La Pulga, Messidona, and Leo.

Shirt Number

He wears no. 30 for PSG.

Stats

Ligue 1: PSG

Season Match Goal Assist
2022-23 13 (as of 13 Nov. 2022) 7 10
2021-22 26 6 14

 La Liga: Barcelona

Season Match Goal Assist
2020-21 35 30 9
2019-20 33 25 21
2018-19 34 36 13
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International Career: Argentina

Year Match Goal
2005-Present 165 (as of 19 Nov. 2022) 91

 

FAQs about Lionel Messi

What is Messi’s Net Worth in 2022?

Lio’s net worth is $600 million as of 2022.

What is his weekly Salary?

Messi earns €1.2m weekly salary at PSG.

Soccer writer and expert Abdullah joined Surprise Sports in 2021. He's long been established as one of the soccer freaks in the community. He is always active with updated soccer news happening around the globe.

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