29 Eye-popping contracts in sports

[post_page_title]Leo Messi[/post_page_title]
Leo Messi wakes up in the morning and earns more than most people do in a year. The soccer superstar signed a new contract extension that will last until the summer of 2021. As part of the new deal, Messi will earn 500,000 pounds a week, the equivalent of $654,000. The contract includes a 300 million euro buyout clause ($343 million). Messi has been starring for Barca since he made his debut in 2004, when he was just 17 years old.

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