Spanish newspaper El Mundo leads this Sunday with what it reports are the details of Leo Messi’s most recent contract with Barcelona, signed in November 2017 and which runs to 30 June, 2021.
The front page splashes with the total value of the contract: €555,237,619, according to the paper, which reports that the agreement was signed in November 2017. Including bonuses Messi was set to earn up to €138 million per season under the contract. According to El Mundo the contract also provided for two fixed amounts to be paid. A renewal bonus of €115,200,00 and a loyalty bonus of nearly 78 million euros (€77,929,955). According to El Mundo, Messi has now banked 92% of this bonus.