Messi will sign new contract with Barcelona, he will become the highest paid player in the world

Messi is close to renewing his contract with Barcelona. He will be part of Barcelona until 2021, he will also become the highest paid player in the world (22 million euros per season). Messi will sign a new contract in July when he returns from his vacation.

Lionel Messi is very near to sign a new contract with Barcelona, which will hold him at Camp Nou for four more years with a chance to continue for another year.

The Argentine striker, who turned 30 years old on Saturday, is currently in the hometown with his girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo where they will marry.

His current contract will expires in 2018. Main details are finalized, and some others minor detail are left to finish long-term negotiations.

The winner of five Golden Balls will sign a new contract in July when he returns from his vacation, this contact will keep him in Camp Nou until 2021 (then he will be 34).

Messi, who has won 30 titles in 13 seasons with Barcelona’s first team and has scored 507 goals for the Catalans, will earn € 22m in per season with the new contract, not counting the taxes here – which means he Will become the most paid player in the world.