The World best player who was on the verge of leaving his club, FC Barcelona over the 8:2 thumping by Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions league Semi-final in Lisbon, Portugal.
The Argentine dramatic change of heart due to the club’s president reluctance to let him go has had a tremendous impact on his earnings as the footballer is set to become the highest football earner ahead of the new season according to Forbes.
The La-liga star who almost left the Camp Nou this summer will be getting a whooping $126 million dollars beating his fierce rival Cristiano Ronaldo who sits second at $117 million, completing the top three is PSG most expensive star Neymar with $96 million dollars.
Lionel Messi who was in action for his club pre-season match against Gymastic Tragona for the first time since his exit saga.
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