Tuesday, 15 September 2020 06:43

Lionel Messi Fends off Christiano Ronaldo to Become Football's Second Billionaire

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Barcelona star, after Cristiano Ronaldo had previously accomplished the feat back in June, Lionel Messi has become the second billionaire in football.


Argentina has already gained $1 trillion in pre-tax earnings over its lifetime, according to Forbes, making it the highest-earning player in 2020


The magazine estimates that Argentina International is expected to receive a whopping $126 million ($92 million compensation plus endorsements worth $34 million).

Messi has relationships with Adidas, Pepsi, Budweiser and OrCam Technology, an AI-vision firm.

In third is Paris Saint-Germain winger Neymar, who is set to earn $96million. The Brazil international recently switched to Puma after his deal with Nike came to an end.



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