Messi Shirt Number & Salary Revealed?
Lionel Messi has agreed to join Paris Saint-Germain. Here is his reported massive salary and new shirt number with the French giants.
The 34-year-old was forced to leave FC Barcelona because the club could not get LaLiga to approve their latest attempt of a new a deal for their star player.
As a consequence, the club withdrew from negotiations with Messi, who confirmed his exit in an emotional press conference on Sunday.
On Tuesday, widespread reports confirmed that Messi will join French giants PSG. It is claimed that he will fly to Paris on Tuesday for his medical and be unveiled on Wednesday.
According to the Athletic, Messi agreed to a €25 million (R435 million) sign-on bonus and will receive an annual net salary of €25 million.
Others such as Fabrizio Romano even state that he will pocket up to €35 million (R608 million), including add-ons, which calculates to a staggering R1.7 million per day.
Meanwhile, L’Equipe also report Messi rejected Neymar’s offer to take his Nr. 10 shirt, having donned the 10 for many years at Barca and with Argentina, and will instead wear the Nr. 30 at Parc des Princes.