Lionel Messi Net Worth 2024: How rich is the Inter Miami and former Barcelona legend worth, honours list

Ex-Barcelona and current Inter Miami football legend Lionel Messi is viewed as the best footballer of all time. Here's how much he is worth.

Lionel Messi is arguably the best footballer of all time and has won just about every trophy there is during successful spells at Barcelona and Paris Saint Germain.

Now 36, the Argentinian wizard is loved by football fans for his dazzling skill and mind-boggling ability that has lit up stadiums across the globe for over two decades. With such notable talents, it is no wonder sponsors and advertisers find the star an attractive proposition.

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Want to know how Messi made his fortune and what he is worth? Here is everything you need to know.

What has Lionel Messi won?

The short answer is...everything. He won 10 La Liga titles, seven Copa Del Reys, seven Supercopa de España trophies, three Super Cups, three FIFA Club World Cup and four UEFA Champions League trophies with Barcelona. With Paris Saint Germain he has won Ligue 1 twice and the Trophée des Champions.

Last year he won his first trophy in America, lifting the Leagues Cup with Inter Miami. His international record with Argentina is perhaps the most impressive though. He has won the World Cup, an Olympic Gold Medal, Copa América, CONMEBOL–UEFA Cup of Champion and FIFA World Youth Championship.

His individual honours are: Ballon d’Or winner x8, Best FIFA Men's Player x3, European Golden Shoe x3, FIFA World Cup Golden Ball x2, UEFA Men's Player of the Year Award x2, UEFA Champions League top scorer x6 and several other awards.

Lionel Messi net worth - how much is Lionel Messi worth

Twice listed as Forbes highest paid footballer in 2019 and 2022. The Inter Miami star is one of the most successful athletes of all time and his value reflects it as such. The Argentinian icon has an estimated net worth of around $600 million (£464m) as per Forbes. They also place his overall career earnings at $1.28 billion in 2023.

While these figures can’t be fully confirmed as Messi has business interests that are not widely publicised, Forbes did rank him as the second richest athlete in the world last year behind Cristiano Ronaldo.

What does Lionel Messi own

In general, the Argentinian footballer is very private about his business ventures though a few are known publicly. He has his own clothing brand known as The Messi Store and has property investments in the US, Argentina and has also invested in the Azahares del Parana project.

Messi has reportedly invested in cryptocurrency and NFTs, working in partnership with Ethernity, a company which also worked with the likes of Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric.

How much is Lionel Messi paid, Lionel Messi salary

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Like many football contracts, this amount can’t be fully confirmed as it is not public knowledge. However, prior to Messi’s move to David Beckham owned Major Soccer League side Inter Miami, it was reported he was to be offered $125 million and $150 million (£100m and £120m) across his two-and-a-half-year contract with the club.

On top of his standard salary, Messi also receives bonuses based on performance.



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