MESSI EMERGES HIGHEST PAID SPORTSMAN ON EARTH

, Magazine

The latest report released by Forbes shows that Lionel Messi of Barcelona claims the top spot with a significant yearly pay of $127 million which covers $92 million salaries and $35 million endorsements.

The Argentine and Barcelona forward (31 years) has played 687 matches for his club side since he debuted in 2003, scored 603 goals and won 33 club titles, including 10 La Liga titles and four UEFA Champions League trophy.

Lionel Messi has been awarded FIFA’s Player of the year five times, among many other awards, which proves undoubtedly that he is one of the best sportsmen to walk the surface of the earth.