Is the fixed salary plus the variables of his contract with Barça
The awesome Barça's season, in which they've won the treble, it has reported an increasing of Barça's earnings, that are 70 millions more. Although the costs for bonuses and earnings for the performance are algo higher. Like in Messi's case. In Ara's newspaper Albert Llimós remembers it.
Forbe's magazine puts Leo Messi in the 4th position with more earnings in the sports world, after 2 boxers (the American Floyd Maweather and the Filipin Manny Pacquiao) and Cristiano Ronaldo. The American magazine values Messi's earnings with 65 millions. Of this money, almost 40 millions comes from Barça.
What Barça has payed
Leo Messi has earned from Barça 38.150.750 €.
Like we can see in the graphic, the most important part of his salary is a bit more than 20 milions euros. Messi will earn 5 millions for the image rights.
The others are bonuses for sportive performance: 5,5 millions for the treble; 2,3 for playing more than 60% of the matches and 5 millions more for the Champions League.