Mbappe might earn the largest contract in sports history if he fulfills the current deal with PSG, reports

According to the French tabloid Le Parisien, Kylian Mbappe the largest contract in football last May.

In the contract, Mbappe agreed to play for PSG for two more seasons with an additional -optional- year.

However, the small letters, and the astronomical figures made Mbappe’s contract, is the highest sports deal ever signed.

The words Mbapp already regrets saying: “I’m delighted to stay at PSG”

Mbappe’s highest contract ever

If Kylian Mbappe decides to fulfill his current contract, which expires in 2025, the French attacking player will get a total of 630 million Euros.

The contract is divided into three parts:

  • Mbappe’s wage: 72 million Euros per season
  • Signing Bonus: 180 million Euros divided into three payments
  • Loyalty Bonus: If Mbappe stays in 2023 in PSG he will get 70 million Euros extra, 80 million more if he stays in 2024, and additional 90 million Euros if he stays until 2025.

Mbappe’s contract compared to Messi’s deal

In 2017, Lionel Messi renewed his contract with Barcelona and secured $138 million per season. Barcelona used similar clauses to pay Messi more than $550 million.

FC Barcelona paid Messi through a renewal clause and a loyalty clause. It was the same method used by PSG with Mbappe. Nevertheless, the Frenchman’s contract surpasses Messi’s by more than $100 million.

Mbappe and PSG signed the largest contract in football if he doesn’t leave the French capital city.

Neymar secured $267 million over six years until 2023. Below him, other mega-contracts were Cristiano Ronaldo’s with Juventus, Gareth Bale’s with Real Madrid in 2016, and Pogba’s when he returned to Manchester United in the summer of 2016.

Lionel Messi announces he’ll be investing in sports and tech through his new Silicon Valley company

Lionel Messi is in the twilight of his career and despite of still being one of the world’s premiere soccer players, he continues to make moves towards securing his finantial future once he hangs up his boots, a moment that gets closer each day that goes by, specially considering he has already announced that the 2022 Qatar FIFA World Cup will be the last of its kind he gets to play.

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Lionel Messi launches his sports and tech investement firm

This Wednesday the Argentinian superstar announced that he’s creating a holding company that will invest in sports, media and technology around the globe.

It will be based out of Silicon Valley in San Francisco, California and is named Play Time Sports-Tech HoldCo LLC and it now becomes Messi’s primary investment vehicle.

The company will explore opportunities that could include investing in professional teams or helping startup founders build football-tech companies among other things.

Lionel Messi’s shared the news in a statement were he also couldn’t hide his excitement.

“I am excited to extend our roots into Silicon Valley, and I am thrilled that Play Time will collaborate with daring entrepreneurs from all over the world,” he expressed.

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Lionel Messi will have help in his business venture

The company will be run by Razmig Hovaghimian, who is a partner at Graph Ventures and Michael Marquez, the founding partner of the investment bank Code Advisors LLC, in a special advisor role.

Hovaghimian has the necessary experience to take on this project as he is also the co-founder of a football venture in which Messi’s company is investing and is preparing to be launched before the 2022 Qatar FIFA World Cup kicks off in November.

“From the time I met Leo and the Messi family in 2017, it was clear that their vision for the future is bold,” Hovaghimian said in a statement.

He also explained how the family wants to continue to have a direct and lasting impact on and off the pitch.

The words Mbapp already regrets saying: “I’m delighted to stay at PSG”

Mbapp shocked the world after he performed one of the biggest transfer U-turns in football transfer history last May. Despite his move to Real Madrid being virtually done at the time, with just his signature needed to confirm the move, Mbapp decided to stay at PSG.

It was on the 21st May 2022, when the party began in Paris. The Frenchman stepped on the Parc des Princes pitch to announce that he would be renewing with PSG until 2025, to the delight of almost 50,000 jubilant fans. “I’m happy to stay here, at this club, in this city, in Paris. I’m overwhelmed to continue here and I hope to continue winning titles at this club with all of you. Thank you so much!”, he said. The atmosphere was electric, everyone was happy.

I’m happy to stay here, at this club, in this city, in Paris.

Fast forward just 5 months and the situation couldn’t be more different. As exclusively reported by Marca, after several turbulent months (for various reasons), the rupture between Mbapp and the club has been confirmed. There has been a major fall-out, so much so that striker wants to leave the club this coming January. It’s still unknown if this is a viable option, but Liverpool is rumored to be an option.

Mbapp will now undoubtedly regret those words and his decision to renew at the club. It certainly hasn’t gone to plan. It remains to be seen whether there’s a solution to the Mbapp problem.