Lionel Messi, the world-renowned Argentine footballer, has been offered a staggering €400 million ($438 million) a year to continue his club career in Saudi Arabia . According to transfer market expert Fabrizio Romano, Saudi Arabian club Al-Hilal has made this official offer to Messi . If accepted, this deal would make Messi the highest-paid football player on Earth, significantly surpassing Cristiano Ronaldo’s €200 million deal with Al-Nassr .
The “monstrous offer” comes as Saudi Arabia is looking to bolster its professional league tournaments by having two of the world’s most famous footballers competing against each other . Sources say that the offer from Riyadh-based club Al-Hilal includes all the benefits set for the player and meets the demands of the Argentina captain .
Lionel Messi, born on June 24, 1987, in Rosario, Argentina, is a record-setting footballer who has received seven Ballon d’Or awards as the world’s top male player . In 2022, he played a pivotal role in helping Argentina win the FIFA World Cup .