Inside Lionel Messi's Lucrative Deal With Saudi Arabia

By: Remin Chacko Image credit: Google

Lionel Messi and Argentina's start to the world cup was far from ideal. They lost 2-1 to Saudi Arabia despite being ahead at half time.

Argentina has to win the next two matches against Poland and Mexico. They have their second match against Mexico on 26th November.

Messi is one of the best names in football. He has a highly successful career at Barcelona and now in PSG. He has signed many deals.

Now according to the reports Messi has signed a highly lucrative deal with Saudi Arabia. Lionel Messi makes close to $30 million a year from his Saudi deal.

Lionel Messi has signed a lucrative deal with Saudi Arabia to promote them in may of this year. The Argentine is set to earn $30 million a year from this deal.

Beside this deal the star player also earns from PSG and from other endorsements around $40 million a year.

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The deal has been made to promote tourism in the country that has been in the midst of the controversies in the recent past.

There seems to be a bit of conflict as he is promoting Saudi Arabia while his own country is set to bid for the 2030 world cup.

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