According to Le Parisien, Kylian Mbappe will eclipse Lionel Messi with the highest-earning contract in sports history, if he fulfills all the terms of his new contract at Paris Saint-Germain.
The 23-year-old stunned the football world in May when he snapped up Real Madrid and decided to extend his time at PSG.
After leaving Monaco in 2017, Mbappe was expected to join Madrid as a free agent when his five-year contract with PSG expired.
He instead put pen to paper at the Parc des Princes until 2025, as rumors swirled of big-name offers from the Qatari-backed club.
The exact details of the deal have reportedly been leaked to Le Parisien, with Mbappe set to earn €630 million ($619 million) if he sees it through.
Mbappe’s contract is reportedly divided into three parts and he receives a salary of €72 million ($70.7 million) after a €180 million ($176 million) signing bonus, to be split into three payments. will
Kylian Mbappé will earn €630m at Paris Saint-Germain if his contract runs until 2025, per Le Parisien.- Annual gross salary €72m- €180m signing bonus payable in 3 terms- €70m loyalty bonus 2023 I, 80 million euros in 2024, 90 million euros in 2025
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There are also said to be three loyalty bonuses, €70 million ($68.6 million) if Mbappe stays at PSG in 2023, €80 million ($78.5 million) if he stays in 2024, and an additional €90 million. ($88.3 million) to stay until 2025.
Mbappe reportedly signed to stay at PSG until 2024 with an extra year.
He can cancel his contract after the first two years are up, but if Mbappe completes the entire contract period, he will surpass Lionel Messi on the list of the highest-paid sports contracts.
Before leaving FC Barcelona as a free agent for PSG in 2017, Messi was reportedly paid $138 million a season as former president Josep Bartomeu signed a four-year contract renewal and a loyalty bonus. The series put the deal at over $550 million.
Details of Messi’s deal were revealed by Spanish newspaper El Confidential in January 2021. But Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is believed to have held the previous record when he penned a 10-year, $503 million contract in 2020.
Mbappe’s chances of staying at PSG until 2025 are uncertain given recent developments. A fortnight ago, Marca in Spain and RMC in France reported that Mbappe was desperate to leave the club after realizing that PSG “deceived” He broke many promises.
Marca wrote that the relationship between Mbappe and PSG “Now completely broken” As it appears “There is no turning back”
Mbappe later denied the reports and claimed they were. “so happy” Where is he.
I didn’t ask to leave PSG in January. Mbappe told RMC Sport.
“I was as surprised by the news as anyone. People might think I’m involved, [but] I’m not at all.”
Marca said Mbappe was ready to move to Liverpool in the January transfer window, but the 400 million euro ($393 million) price tag at the Ballon d’Or meant he would have to wear a PSG shirt. will At least 2024.
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