Lionel Messi became the face of Alfa Bank. This is the first contract of the forward of «Barcelona» with any bank, the telegram channel Mash said on Friday.
On Friday, the 4 February, after the match «Barcelona — Valencia», the management of the bank arranged a mini-corporate with the participation of a football player. In addition to top managers, there was an agent Marco Trabukki, as well as sports journalist Nobel Arustamyan.
According to the Forbes magazine, Lionel Messi took the third place in the list of the highest paid athletes of the world. His annual income is estimated at $ 80 million, of which $ 27 million accounted for advertising contracts.
Earlier it became known that the editor of Sports.ru and videobloger Yuri Dud became the ambassador of Alfa-Bank. The representative of the bank had not disclose the terms of the contract. The contract is awarded before the end of 2018.