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Lionel Messi Is Now Football’s Second Billionaire, According To Forbes

According to Forbes, Lionel Messi has become the second footballer in history to earn $1 billion in his career after tax. The Barcelona superstar’s career earnings of over one billion dollars (840 million euros) places Messi in a group of mega-wealthy sports figures containing just Tiger Woods, Floyd Mayweather and his longtime rival on the pitch, Cristiano Ronaldo. In 2020…

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Forbes Announces Cristiano Ronaldo As Football’s First Billionaire

Portuguese soccer star, Cristiano Ronaldo has just been declared as football’s biggest earner and its very first billionaire by Forbes. The Juventus forward comes in at no. 4 on the financial magazine’s latest Celebrity 100 list, having earned $105 million before taxes over the last year. That total, which includes salary and endorsements, boosts his total earnings over…

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David Beckham, Ronaldo And Messi Make The List Of Footballers Wives Will Like To Sleep With

According to a survey by Ticketgum.com, David Beckham has led the list of footballers “your wives wants to sleep with” after gaining a  21.25 percent of the vote in a survey of 1,324 people. The former England captain who is the only retired footballer on the list was followed closely by Tottenham’s goalkeeper, Paulo Gazzaniga,…

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I Thought About Leaving Barcelona In 2013 – Messi

Lionel Messi has confessed he considered leaving Barcelona in the midst of his trial on tax irregularities due to ‘mistreatment’. Three years ago, the Argentine star was found guilty, alongside his father, of defrauding the tax authorities in Spain of €4.1m between 2007 and 2009. The most difficult period was between 2013 and 2014 when…

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Messi Is Sending Warning Signals To Barcelona – Former Club President, Joan Gaspart

Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi has been sending warnings to Barcelona that he “doesn’t like how the club is going”, claims former president of the Liga giants Joan Gaspart. The Argentine superstar has been discussing his future plans after it emerged that there is an exit clause in his current contract which would allow him to walk away from Camp…

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Van Dijk Wins UEFA Champions League Player Of The Year, Beats Messi, Ronaldo

Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk  has been named as Uefa’s Champions League Player of the Year, beating Barcelona icon Lionel Messi and Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to the award. The former Southampton star is the first defender ever to win the award. He also picked up the prize for the Uefa Champions League defender of the…

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Messi, Ronaldo & Van Dijk Tops UEFA Player Of The Year Nominee List

Barcelona’s talisman Lionel Messi has been shortlisted alongside Virgil van Dijk and Cristiano Ronaldo for the men’s UEFA Player of the Year award. Messi, the top scorer in the Champions League, won the European Golden Shoe as he picked up his tenth La Liga title at Camp Nou. Van Dijk helped guide the Reds to European Cup glory,…

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Messi, Van Dijk & Ronaldo Makes Best FIFA Player Of The Year Nomination List

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Virgil van Dijk are among the 10 players nominated for FIFA’s The Best Men’s Player award. Ten players have been put forward for the prestigious prize, which is now in its fourth year The shortlist, which takes into accounts achievements from July 16, 2018 to July 19, 2019, was compiled…

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