Messi Becomes Football's Second Billionaire
Messi Becomes Football's Second Billionaire

Messi Becomes Football’s Second Billionaire – Forbes

Football superstar Lionel Messi has become football’s second billionaire as he tops Forbes’ rich list in 2020.

According to Forbes, the 33-year-old has pocketed over $1,000,000,000 in pre-tax earnings during his career – following in the footsteps of Cristiano Ronaldo.

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And they have stated the Argentine international is the highest-paid footballer of 2020.

Messi is said to be set to pocket £98million in total this year from his salary and endorsements.

As well as being sponsored by the likes of Adidas and Pepsi, the six-time Ballon d’Or winner has just released a limited edition Budweiser beer.

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Juventus striker Ronaldo is second on the Forbes list, as they state he stands to earn £91m this year.