Lionel Messi has just acquired a £12million luxury private jet that has signature touches like a number 10 — Messi’s iconic jersey number for Barça and the Argentina national team — on its tail, and the names of his wife, Antonela, and his children written on the steps as you walk upstairs to board.
With the acquisition, it ensures he can travel in style with his family in the luxury private jet.
The 31-year-old Barcelona star has reportedly leased the incredible plane so his family and friends can travel around in comfort. The jest being leased from an Argentine company includes some incredible attention to detail.
The exterior sees the tail branded with his signature number 10, whilst the names of him his wife, Antonello, and their three children, Thiago, Ciro and Mateo, are written on the steps. A plane of the specs of Messi’s purchase includes a kitchen, two bathrooms and 16 seats that can be turned into eight beds to sleep through the night.
FC Barcelona forward is paid approximately $630,000 per week. Goal.com estimates that Messi is probably the fifth highest-paid player in world soccer, and the Argentine profits from a sponsorship deal with Adidas, as well as other contracts with Pepsi, Gillette, and Turkish Airlines.
His net worth is in the $250 million to $285 million bracket, according to Goal.com.