Lionel Messi owns the most expensive car collection among athletes, including a $36 million 1957 Ferrari and a $4 million Pagani Zonda.
He also boasts of Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S Coupe, Cadillac Escalade, Range Rover Vogue and Sport, and a Maserati Gran Turismo MC Stradale.
The PSG star now earns an annual salary of $75 million and a yearly earning of $110 million, if his endorsements is added up to it.
Argentina and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) forward Lionel Messi has the most expensive car collection among the world’s highest-paid football stars.
And this shouldn’t come as a surprise as the PSG star now earns an annual salary of approximately $75 million and a yearly earning of $110 million, if his endorsements is added up to it.
Messi may not be the show off type like his closest rival, CR7, but he is said to have a collection worth over $35 million — over $10m more than Cristiano Ronaldo’s collection.
Let’s take a look at some of the luxurious cars in Messi’s collection.
1. 1957 Ferrari 335 S Scaglietti Spider
The Ferrari 335 S Spider Scaglietti is the most expensive car in Messi’s garage. According to Goal.Com, Messi bought the car at an auction for a whopping $36 Million — beating his rival Cristiano Ronaldo during the auction.
Sharing the news on Instagram, Messi said :
“El nuevo auto que dicen que compre 😜// My new car😂😂”
Ferrari 335 S Scaglietti Spider, also known as ‘prancing horse of 1957’, is powered by a 4.0L naturally aspirated V12 engine and can reach a top speed of 300kmph.
2. Pagani Zonda Roadster
The legendary Pagani Zonda Roadster is not only one of the most extravagant car in Messi’s collection but also one of the most expensive and fastest cars in the world.
Though, there are no images of Messi flaunting his Pagani Zonda, but the PSG is reported to have splashed about $4 million to own the track-only (not road legal) car.
3. Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S Coupe
The Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S Coupe is another flashy car in the football legend’s impressive collection.
The high-performance SUV is powered by AMG’s full-fat 4.0-litre, twin-turbocharged petrol V8 engine, which allows takes the Coupe from 0-100km/h in 3.8 seconds and has a top speed of 280km/h.
4. Cadillac Escalade
The eight-seater Cadillac Escalade has a massive and luxurious cabin, which is perfect ride for a family of five – Messi, wife and three children.
The Cadillac Escalade is powered by a 420-hp 6.2-litre V-8 engine, allowing the monstrous SUV to move to 0-100km/h in 6.8 seconds and has a top speed of 210km/h.
5. Range Rover Vogue
Messi also has a Range Rover Vogue SUV. The former Barcelona star has turned up for training at Camp Nou in the British ultra-luxury ride.
It has a supercharged 5.0-litre V8 engine, allowing it to sprint from 0-100km/h in 5.4 seconds and has a top speed of 250km/h.
6. Range Rover Sport
Messi has been photographed with his wife inside his white Range Rover Sport SUV.
It is powered by a 3.0-litre V6 engine, allowing a 0-100km/h in 4.5 seconds and has a top speed of 280km/h.
7. Three Audi’s
Being a former Barcelona player, a club sponsored by Audi, Messi owns several Audi cars, including an RS6 ($108,000), Audi A7 ($69,200) and Audi Q7 ($54,590).
8. Maserati Gran Turismo MC Stradale
Messi shuttles around in his Maserati Gran Turismo MC Stradale whenever he is at his home in Argentina. Messi reportedly paid $242,100 for this sports car.
The car is powered by a 4.7-litre V8 engine, churning out 444 horsepower and 510 Nm of torque.