Lionel Messi, Floyd Mayweather or Giannis Antetokounmpo no longer match the Bondy kid. As revealed The Parisian Sunday evening, Kylian Mbappé would indeed have been entitled, to extend last summer at PSG, to the biggest contract ever signed by an athlete in the world. Hang on tight, the 23-year-old star striker already earns a salary of 6 million euros gross per month (2.7 million net after taxes), about three times more than he earned last season.
Add to this a gargantuan signing bonus, which would amount to 180 million euros gross, delivered in three instalments, but which the star of Les Bleues will receive in full, whether or not he remains until the end of his contract in 2025. Why stop on such a good path? To extend its nugget, the management of PSG would also have included a loyalty bonus, which in theory allows the club to remain in the nails of the financial fair play set up by UEFA.
In this context, Kylian Mbappé would have already received 70 million euros, and this bonus is scalable at the end of each summer transfer window, namely around 80 million euros in the summer of 2023, and 90 M€ in 2024 s he is active his last optional year. Without counting the player’s numerous sponsorship contracts (Nike, Hublot, EA Sport, Dior, Oakley, etc.), he would receive more than 630 million euros gross (about 282 million net) by staying until 2025. the year (210 million euros) a quarter of the club’s budget. Very far from the 555 million euro contract signed for four years by Lionel Messi at Barça in 2017.
For its part, the PSG has categorically denied this information. “Following the sensationalist article published yesterday (Sunday) about the Club and one of its players, Paris Saint-Germain takes issue with the story and the alleged details, he explains. The publication timing questioned a few hours before an important Champions League match. Paris Saint-Germain will not stoop to comment further. Everyone at the Club is positively focused on the next Champions League game which will take place tomorrow (Tuesday).