How much money Messi makes a year in PSG? How much money PSG pays to Messi? Almost every football fan had already tried to find na answer to these questions. No need to look further. The newspaper L’Equipe released the terms of the Argentinian football star’s contract in the French capital: he will receive 110 million euros in the next three seasons if he fulfills the entire contract.
According to the newspaper, Lionel Messi will receive €30 million per season, a total of €90m over three years – the third season is optional. In the second and third year, Messi could receive a a loyalty bonus worth €10 million if he decides to continue to play for the French team.
Messi’s salary is identical to that of Neymar, who signed a new contract earlier this year until 2025. However, Neymar’s salary will be reducing during the contract, while Messi’s salary is bigger in the second and third year.
The Argentinian will receive more than the French star Kylian Mbappé, who rejected several lucrative contract extension offers recently. Mbappé will be a free agent and media reports suggest he is ready to sign for Real Madrid.
Another detail: these figures don’t include individual and team prizes.
1 million in cryto
Messi’s deal has another unusual clause: part of the salary will be granted by the digital coin of PSG. Messi will receive €1 million per season via PSG Fan Token, according to L’Equipe.
Recently, PSG signed a deal with the crypto plattform Crypto.com, in a lucrative contract of €25 million-€30 million per season.
21/22: €30 million
22/23: €40 million
23/24: €40 million
✅ PSG pays €30 million/year + a loyalty bonus of €10 million in the 2 and 3 season.
✅ Salary includes PSG tokens. pic.twitter.com/jdX9s75RAm
— Finance Football ⚽️💶 (@FinanceFootball) September 18, 2021
“This is unacceptable”
PSG sporting director Leonardo has considered the figures “completely false” in an angry rant this weekend.
Leonardo has reiterated that Messi’s PSG contract is just two years, not three and said the details of the contract are “really very far from the truth”.
“This is unacceptable. This is completely false. I wanted to tell you that. I think it’s a lack of respect and we didn’t like it. I don’t understand the timing. This is really very far from the truth, on the duration and the numbers”, he tolds.