A great secret it is not. The contract of Lionel Messi is already a while in the hands of a select bunch of journalists, with thanks to the hackers of Football Leaks. A contract of employment of 14 pages, written in Catalan, and a imagorechtencontract with the company of Leo Messi Management, S. L. of 15 pages, with the signature of father Jorge. The most staggering undertaking in the history of the football was signed in november 2017.
After the halsoverkopvertrek of Neymar to PSG took the management of Barcelona is worth the risk to his best player ever such mind-blowing sums to be paid out to June 2021. Up to 40% of its total loonbalans - maybe the difference between Barcelona, with or without his bebaard genius. It was a tripling his previous salary (about 35 million euro) and a move that all contracts for that date in professional football to be written out suddenly devalues.