The recent leak of the contract of Argentine star Lionel Messi, captain of Barcelonas Spanish football club, proved that the historic scorer of the Catalan team, is the holder of the largest contract in the history of world sport.
The newspaper “El Mundo del Siglo XXI” leaked exciting details of Messi’s contract with Barcelona, and its cover bore the title “The Pharaonic Decade that Destroys Barcelona”, accompanied by the number 555.237.619 euros.
The newspaper stated that the Argentine star has signed a contract since 2017, providing for more than 138 million euros per season, which is an amount divided between fixed and variable.
The contract includes two bonuses: one worth (115.225 million euros) only for accepting the renewal, and the other for his loyalty to the team, at a value of (77.929 million euros).
According to the British newspaper “The Sun”, Messi is considered the holder of the largest contract in the history of world sports at all.
The ranking of the top 10 contracts in the world in all sports is as follows:
1- Lionel Messi (Barcelona star) – $ 674 million
2- Patrick Mahoms (American Football Star) – $ 552 million
3- Mike Trout (professional baseball) – $ 468 million
4- Canelo Alvarez (Mexican boxer) – $ 400 million
5- Neymar da Silva (Paris Saint-Germain superstar) – $ 382 million
6- Price Harper (professional baseball) – $ 363 million
7- Giancarlo Cruz Michael Stanton (professional baseball) – $ 357 million
8- Gerrit Cole (baseball pro) – $ 354 million
9- Mane Machado (professional baseball) – $ 327 million
10.Nolan Arenado (professional baseball) – $ 284 million