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Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo: who's jersey will be sold the most this season

The arrival of Lionel Messi to PSG and the return of Cristiano to United shook the transfer market, and it is already analyzed, which was more influential between the two.

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristino Ronaldo and Leo Messi generated income of more than 122 million euros for their new teams. The arrival of Messi to PSG and Cristiano to Manchester United were the two culminating moments in the last transfer market of the European leagues in 2021. Although several weeks have passed, according to the Euromericas Sport Marketing agency, it is CR7 who has the advantage in front of the Argentine star.

Sales for Manchester United and PSG skyrocketed around the world in the first 12 hours after the clubs announced which numbers their stars will wear. In just half a day, Ronaldo and Messi generated a million euros in revenue for their new teams.

With exorbitant prices that have not prevented millions of fans across the planet from fighting for one of their shirts, Messi's 30 and CR7's 7 are right now two treasures for lovers of this sport. 

Lionel Messi at Paris Saint Germain

Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo: Who makes the most money at their new club?

Lionel Messi signed a contract for two years, for a millionaire figure of more than 200 million euros, which are for the annual salary and the tab, since it was cheap for PSG Leo, who arrived with the pass in his possession because he was released on June 30.

For its part, the English team paid a fixed 15 million euros for Cristiano Ronaldo, a sum that could be increased by an additional eight million if different sporting objectives are met. But even more striking is that those 15 million euros are to be paid in five years. His salary, meanwhile, is 25 million pounds a year, which represents just over 34 million dollars every 12 months.

Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo: How did their transfers impact on social media?

The significance of the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo to Manchester United exploded on social networks. The Portuguese returned to Old Trafford after 12 years and the Premier League became the best league in the world. But as expected, Ronaldo's arrival at United overshadowed Messi at PSG.

The announcement of Ronaldo's arrival at Manchester United crushed Lionel Messi's at PSG in just 40 minutes. The publication of the arrival of Messi to Paris had 867 thousand likes and 257 thousand retweets, at the time of making the return of Cristiano Ronaldo public, while the announcement of United in just 40 minutes reached 548 thousand retweets and 920 thousand likes.

Cristiano Ronaldo at Manchester United

Alexis Almosnino

Digital Sports Journalist received at the university Tea & Deportea in 2016. Specialized in graphic media.+ info

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