Madrid, 31/1 (AO Bureau): In a sensational development, Spanish newspaper ‘El Mundo’ has leaked Football star Leonel Messi’s contract with Barcelona Football club on its front page. The newspaper also claimed that this is the biggest deal for any player in history.
According to El Mundo, Messi will receive an amount of €555,237,619 (INR 4920 crores, approx.) over the four seasons for Barcelona, if all the conditions in the contract are met by the player. It claimed that Messi has already earned €511,540,545 even though the contract is yet to expire.
The El Mundo report stated that Barcelona agreed to pay Messi €138,000,000 per season, including variables. The contract also included a signing-on bonus of €115,225,000 just for accepting the renewal of the contract and a “loyalty” bonus of €77,929,955.
El Mundo today, what a bomb. Leo Messi’s contract with Barcelona revealed on front page 🔴👇🏻 @elmundoes
– €555,237,619 contract [4 years].
– €138m per season fixed + variables.
– €115,225,000 as ‘renewal fee’ just for accepting the contract.
– €77,929,955 loyalty bonus. pic.twitter.com/FK3I34hJta
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 31, 2021