The Argentine just completed move to Paris Saint German as he sets to bank €25m after tax per season
Messi made his first professional debut back in October 2004 for his former club, Barcelona as a 17-year-old after relocating to Spain at the age of 13.
The left footer later on became an integral part of the Barcelona squad 3 years later as he also helped them to win the first treble in Spanish football during his first uninterrupted season in the 2008/2009 season.
Currently, Lionel Messi is Argentina’s highest appearance maker and also all-time leading goalscorer.
How Many Awards Has Lionel Messi Won?
Having won six Ballon d’Or awards, Messi is often considered the best player in the world and also at times regarded one of the greatest of all times.
Messi became the first player to win the Ballon d’Or four times in a row.
The Rosario born has a large number of awards amounting to 40 including Champions League top scorer Award.
Below are all of Lionel Messi individual awards.
|UEFA Men’s Player of the Year Award||2009, 2011, 2015|
|Pichichi Trophy||2010, 2012, 2013, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021|
|Golden Ball||2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2019|
|Champions League Top Scorer||2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2019|
|European Golden Shoe||2010, 2012, 2013, 2017, 2018, 2019|
|Club World Cup Golden Boot||2011|
|La Liga Player of the Year Award||2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015|
|Best Striker in Champions League||2019|
|Best Player in Club World Cup||2009, 2011|
How Many Trophies Has Lionel Messi Won?
The then 22-year-old Lionel Messi helped Barcelona to make a history by winning the first treble in Spanish football history back in 2008/2009 season.
Despite failing his last promise to Barcelona of winning the UEFA Champions League one more time, it’s undoubted how trophy-favored Barcelona has been since signing Lionel Messi.
Below are all of the trophies Lionel Messi has set his hands on.
|Trophies||Number of times won|
|European Super Cups||3|
|Spanish Super Cups||8|
|Club World Cups||3|
|Copa del Rey||7|
|Spanish Super Cups||3|
|UEFA Champions League||4|
Having done exploits at Barcelona, it’s sad to learn the Spanish side couldn’t keep him due to La Liga Financial Regulations warranting for him to leave the club.
Lionel Messi agreed and secured a move to his current club, Paris Saint German for a 2-year deal with an option to extend for one extra year.
Why Do Lionel Messi Wear Number 30 Jersey At Paris Saint German?
Many expected the Argentine to still get same number 10 he has been known for but unfortunately, he turned it down when Neymar Jr offered his number 10 spot.
Instead, Lionel Messi asked for his old time number 30 Jersey which was the number wore as a teenager when he started out his footballing career with Barcelona.
Currently as of date, reports reveal in just hours of his announcement, Paris Saint German official store has run out of Lionel Messi’s jersey due to high number of purchases by the fans.
Messi moving to Paris Saint German won’t only impact the club in their game results but also is a huge commercial boost.
What is Lionel Messi Net Worth?
According to Forbes, Lionel Messi ranks as the World’s second highest-paid athlete in 2021 with a mouthwatering net worth of approximately €111m.
In the coming months, we would clearly see this figure soar due to his current contract with League 1 Champions, Paris Saint German.
PSG signing Lionel Messi comes with the agreement of him earning €35m per season but he could only keep €25m due to tax pays.
This clearly is lower than the amount he earned in his last expired contract with Barcelona.
How Much Does Lionel Messi Earn Weekly At PSG
Calculating by his €35m pay, Lionel Messi is set to earn €2.9m per month, €673,100 per week, €96,200 per day, €4,008 per hour, €66.80 per minute and €1.11 per second.
Note: The calculations above may have slight error but they are close to perfection.
How much did Lionel Messi earn in Barcelona per season? Following contract details leaked by a Spanish media outlet this January, Messi earned as high as €138m including add-ons per season in his last expired contract with Barcelona.
Although his contact with Paris Saint German isn’t a bad one for a player of his class as he would be in same bracket with Neymar Jr who currently sits as one of the highest paid stars in the club.