Lionel Messi set to overtake Cristiano Ronaldo as world’s highest-paid athlete as Saudi delegation arrives in Paris

With Lionel Messis time with PSG coming to an end, the Argentina captain has been linked to Al Hilal, Inter Miami, FC Barcelona, Newcastle United and Chelsea.

he 2022 World Cup winner was booed ahead and during his final match for the Ligue 1 outfit.

He was welcomed with boos when his name was announced for the pre-match warm-up against Clermont Foot 63 at the Parc des Princes. The boos got louder during the match when he failed to score in a one-on-one situation.

According to reports, a Saudi delegation has arrived in Paris and is trying to sign Messi, whose PSG contract ends on June 30. Earlier, Messis father and agent Jorge had revealed that a decision would be made after the Ligue 1 campaign ended.

He also denied reports that Messi had accepted a huge Al Hilal offer. Also, it is being reported that the Saudi delegation in Paris are from Al Hilal.

Messi is reportedly being offered 350-600 million Euros a year. If accurate, he will become footballs highest paid athlete, overtaking Al Nassrs Cristiano Ronaldo.

Initially, Barcelona was expected to be Messis preferred destination. But his hopes of returning to his former club seems to be fading. Barcelona reportedly conducted an internal economic report, which proved that Messis return to Spain would be highly profitable. The report revealed that his return would be worth 230 million Euros per-year, out of which 150 million Euros would come from new sponsors, while 80 million Euros would come from ticket sales.

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