From high-end cars to luxurious homes: 5 expensive items Lionel Messi has invested his money in

First Published Dec 23, 2020, 2:28 PM IST

Lionel Messi hails from Argentina and has made a name for himself, playing in Barcelona. He holds the record for being the club's highest goal-scorer, besides maintaining numerous other records across. Consequently, it has made him one of the wealthiest footballers currently.

<p>Argentine footballing sensation, Lionel Messi is someone who needs no introduction to the world of football. He has made a name for himself playing in Barcelona while holding various records to his name.</p>

Argentine footballing sensation, Lionel Messi is someone who needs no introduction to the world of football. He has made a name for himself playing in Barcelona while holding various records to his name.

<p>There is hardly anything left for him to achieve, from being the highest club goal-scorer to being a record six-time Ballon d'Or winner. Naturally, it has helped him earns millions of money in his career, as he even continues to do so.</p>

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There is hardly anything left for him to achieve, from being the highest club goal-scorer to being a record six-time Ballon d'Or winner. Naturally, it has helped him earns millions of money in his career, as he even continues to do so.

 

<p>But, what doe he do with all his money, and where does he invest it all? Typically, he leads a luxurious life, as we take a look at some of the expensive items he owns.</p>

But, what doe he do with all his money, and where does he invest it all? Typically, he leads a luxurious life, as we take a look at some of the expensive items he owns.

<p><strong>Copious cars:</strong> Be it any sportsperson, he has an interest in high-end vehicles. Same goes with Messi, who reportedly owns the world's most expensive car, 1957 Ferrari 335 Sport Spider Scaglietti, which is worth $37 million. Other than that, he also owns Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale, Audi R8 Spyder v10 plus, along with Ferrari F430 Spider.</p>

Copious cars: Be it any sportsperson, he has an interest in high-end vehicles. Same goes with Messi, who reportedly owns the world's most expensive car, 1957 Ferrari 335 Sport Spider Scaglietti, which is worth $37 million. Other than that, he also owns Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale, Audi R8 Spyder v10 plus, along with Ferrari F430 Spider.

<p><strong>Deluxe homes:</strong> It is an essential thing to own for any human being. As for Messi, it is the same, which also happens to be a rich one. As of now, he owns a mansion in Bellamar, which is situated in the outskirts of Barcelona and is worth $2.1 million. The house has luxurious amenities, like a football pitch, theatre, as well as a spa. He is recently also working on another home, which is being built at the shape of a football.</p>

Deluxe homes: It is an essential thing to own for any human being. As for Messi, it is the same, which also happens to be a rich one. As of now, he owns a mansion in Bellamar, which is situated in the outskirts of Barcelona and is worth $2.1 million. The house has luxurious amenities, like a football pitch, theatre, as well as a spa. He is recently also working on another home, which is being built at the shape of a football.

<p><strong>Special jetliner:</strong> He is one of the footballers to own a private jet. He reportedly owns a 2004 Gulfstream V, worth $15 million. The amenities include two kitchens and two bathrooms, while he has personalised it with his jersey number, 10, along with the names of his family members on the staircase.</p>

Special jetliner: He is one of the footballers to own a private jet. He reportedly owns a 2004 Gulfstream V, worth $15 million. The amenities include two kitchens and two bathrooms, while he has personalised it with his jersey number, 10, along with the names of his family members on the staircase.

<p><strong>Theme Park:</strong> Now, this is new. Although it might not be considered adequate nowadays, Messi has a thing for China, as he owns a theme park in the country's Nanjing city. Named The Messi Experience Park, it allows visitors to be a part of Messi's lifestyle through the latest technologies. It was built for a whopping $200 million.</p>

Theme Park: Now, this is new. Although it might not be considered adequate nowadays, Messi has a thing for China, as he owns a theme park in the country's Nanjing city. Named The Messi Experience Park, it allows visitors to be a part of Messi's lifestyle through the latest technologies. It was built for a whopping $200 million.

<p><strong>Charity:</strong> Just like any other top athlete, Messi also invests in charity, as he happens to be a goalball ambassador for UNICEF and had donated £315,000 in 2015. He</p>

Charity: Just like any other top athlete, Messi also invests in charity, as he happens to be a goalball ambassador for UNICEF and had donated £315,000 in 2015. He

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