PSG star Lionel Messi’s new destination has Michael Jordan getting paid
Lionel Messi made the shocking departure from Barcelona and landed a new deal with Paris Saint-Germain after a huge wave went through the soccer world. Messi sported his new blue PSG threads, and the fans went wild as the Barca faithful mourned from the departure of the superstar.
MJ has a 5% cut of the $140M that PSG has reportedly sold in Messi kits 🤑 @brfootball
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) August 20, 2021
That is a ton of money that Jordan has made from Messi signing with PSG, and the rich keeping getting richer.
According to Joe Pompliano, Jordan has made more money from Messi’s PSG jerseys than the GOAT did during his entire NBA career.
PSG has already sold $140 million in shirts since Lionel Messi signed with the club last week, per @TyCSports.
The interesting part? With a 5% royalty from the Jordan Brand, Michael Jordan made $7 million personally.
That's more than he earned during 13 of his 15 NBA seasons 🤯 pic.twitter.com/vrX16RoVNY
— Joe Pompliano (@JoePompliano) August 20, 2021
Jordan keeps making the right moves for his post-playing career and continues to find interesting ways to rake in money. As for Messi, he signed an absurd two-year deal worth $102 million to join Paris Saint-Germain, and the French team is absolutely thrilled to bring one of the greatest to ever do it on board.
So, in conclusion, Messi is getting paid, and Jordan is also getting paid after Lionel Messi’s decision to leave Barcelona and start a new chapter in his legendary career.