26 Things You Didn't Know About Lionel Messi

Between his contract and endorsements, he makes about $128,000 per day.

According to Sports Illustrated, 2013's highest-paid American athlete in a team sport is LeBron James, who pulls in about $150,000 a day. Messi is not far behind at $128,000, not bad for a guy who would be unrecognized by about 95% of people on the streets of an American city.

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