According to reports, Barcelona’s captain Lionel Messi has become the second billionaire footballer as he tops Forbes’s rich list in 2020. According to Reports from Forbes’s, the 33years old Argentine pockets over $1,000,000,000 in pre tax earnings during his career.
The Argentine has now follow the footstep of Cristiano Ronaldo to become a billionaire through football. According to Forbes’s report, the 33years old rank as the highest paid footballer in 2020. Messi according to reports is said to pocket a total £98m this year both from salary and endorsement.
Lionel Messi who is sponsored by Pepsi and Adidas has also released an edition with Budweiser beer. According to reports also, Five time Ballon d’or winner Ronaldo is second in the Forbes list as he stands to earn £91m this year.
On the third list of the Forbes list is Paris Saint German superstar Neymar Jr. The Brazilian who recently signed up with Puma is in line to make a total £75m this year.
Kylian Mbappe makes the fourth place with £33m. Mohammed Salah is fifth with a £29m in total. Manchester United Paul Pogba is sixth with £26.4m while Antonio Griezmann makes the seventh place with a earning of £25.7m.
Real Madrid Gareth Bale, Robert Lewandowski, David De Gea makes the 8th, 9th and 10th place respectively.