Lionel Messi signs €20 million net per year Barcelona contract with club President Josep Bartomeu [Picture]

It’s official: pen has been put to paper and Lionel Messi is now the highest paid footballer in the world, after signing his renewed €20 million net per year contract this evening.

Messi signed on the dotted line at Barcelona H in the presence of club President Josep Bartomeu.

Messi jetsets to Argentina for World Cup preparation this evening, an altogether happier and wealthier young man.