10 things you can buy with Lionel Messi's whopping new buyout clause
The Lionel Messi contract saga of will he or won't he has finally come to an end on Saturday morning. After giving nervous last few months to his Barcelona fans, Messi has finally committed his long-term future to Barcelona.
The Catalan club has announced that Lionel Messi signed a new contract with the Catalan club, breaking the heart of many Manchester City fans. His previous deal is set to expire at the end of the season and the new deal will keep him in Barcelona until the 2020-21 season.
According to various reports, Messi will receive a huge $59.6 million signing bonus and will earn $667,000 a week in his new contract. His buyout clause is set at a whopping €700 million ($834.6 million). With that enormous price tag, no club in the world will be able to afford Lionel Messi anytime soon.
$835 million can buy a lot of assets other than Messi, and here, we take a look at what else you can buy for that money:
#10 2490 Ferrari 812 Superfasts (2018 edition)
Ferrari's fastest model in the company's history. The 2018 Ferrari 812 Superfast is the latest V12-powered two-seater model from Ferrari and is more expensive than Ferrari's F12berlinetta.
Priced at a massive $335,275, it is one of the most expensive cars from Ferrari, and naturally, is one of the finest cars ever made.
With the amount of money ($835,000,000) required to buy Lionel Messi from Barcelona, one could buy an astonishing number of 2490 Ferrari 812 Superfasts.