Synopsis | Who makes more money at PSG?
It is assumed by the supporters that these players receive virtually extravagant earnings, but who makes the most, and the signing of high-profile players like Messi and Mbappé shows us the club’s boundless financial strength.
The FIFA World Cup final is almost upon us as the PSG mates Messi and Mbappé face each other for their countries as France prepares to defend its title against Argentina. They are tied in the race to win the Golden Boot with five goals each. But how have they been renumerated in their club as both play for PSG?
Messi created a buzz when he finally left Barcelona, after spending over a decade, in August 2021 for PSG. He joined forces with Kylian Mbappé and Neymar Jr. to create a world-class forward for PSG, making it difficult for everyone to play against it.
Mbappé joined the club in 2018 from Monaco with a whopping transfer fee of around $180mn, making him the most expensive player to be transferred in the same league. However, Neymar Jr. joined PSG from Barcelona in 2017 at a record transfer fee of around $222mn, making him the most expensive player of all time. This kind of expenditure broke all preconceived notions of player valuation and changed the perspective of everyone.
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Signing big names like Messi and Mbappé show us the limitless financial prowess of the club, and it is expected by the fans that these players receive almost astronomical wages but who earns the most? Despite Messi’s records and legacy, he still isn’t the club’s top earner as Neymar Jr. takes the spot with an abysmal €4.083mn per month. Messi comes in the second highest with a monthly salary of €3.375mn, and Mbappé comes third with around €2 .
FAQs: Who makes more money at PSG?
- How many Ballon d’Or has Messi won?
He has won the Ballon d’Or seven times.
- What is the full name of PSG?
The French club is named Paris Saint-Germain F.C.