Messi, Ronaldo, Neymar, Pogba: their salaries in Bitcoin (BTC)
Messi, Ronaldo, Neymar, Pogba: their salaries in Bitcoin (BTC).
Bitcoin and football are at the heart of the news with more and more football clubs launching their crypto token, partnering with online Bitcoin betting websites or virtual game blockchain technology.
The Bitcoin logo will be on the shirt sleeve of the Watford football club for the 2019/2020 season.
Manchester city has teamed up with Blockchain startup Superbloke.
The Spanish football club Atlético de Madrid will launch its own token for its fans.
In 2018, the PSG launched its own cryptocurrency with the startup Chiliz.
“The idea is inspired by the organization of clubs like Real Madrid or FC Barcelona, where fans are regularly solicited in the life of their team,” said Alexandre Dreyfus, the CEO of Chiliz and Socios.com.
So what if the soccer stars would be paid in Bitcoin (BTC) to lead the way and encourage the public to take an interest in Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies?
Therefore, we wanted to know how much in Bitcoin (BTC) would be the salary of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar and Paul Pogba.
First, here is the annual salary of the highest paid soccer players on the planet in 2019:
1 Lionel Messi (Argentina/FC Barcelona): $124 million
2 Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal/Juventus): $106.7 million
3 Neymar (Brazil/PSG): $103 million
4 Paul Pogba (France/Manchester United): $32 million
Lionel Messi remains the highest paid football player in the world.
With a Bitcoin currently worth around 10,300 Dollars.
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The annual salary in Bitcoin (BTC) of the highest paid footballers on the planet in 2019 would be:
1 Lionel Messi (Argentina/FC Barcelona): 12,015 Bitcoins
2 Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal/Juventus): 10,339 Bitcoins
3 Neymar (Brazil/PSG): 9,980 Bitcoins
4 Paul Pogba (France/Manchester United): 3,100 Bitcoins
If we calculate these salaries in Bitcoin per month, it gives:
1 Lionel Messi (Argentina/FC Barcelona): 1,001 Bitcoins/Month
2 Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal/Juventus): 861 Bitcoins/Month
3 Neymar (Brazil/Paris Saint-Germain): 832 Bitcoins/Month
4 Paul Pogba (France/Manchester United): 258 Bitcoins/Month
Maybe these football super stars would be interested in being paid in Bitcoin (BTC).
Bitcoin was still around 3,500 Dollars in December 2018, today it is 10,300 Dollars!
Bitcoin should continue its rise in the coming months to certainly return to its highest around 20,000 Dollars in 2020 or end of 2019 who knows.
If Messi, Ronaldo, Neymar or Pogba would receive their salary in Bitcoin (BTC) today, these amounts could practically double in the medium term!
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Bitcoin and cryptocurrency maximalist. Alexander follows Bitcoin and crypto since 2015.