There has always been debate about which is the most lucrative between NBA and European football. We check out the highest paid player in the NBA and how much his earnings are compared to football star Lionel Messi.
Golden State Warrior Stephen Curry is the highest paid player in the NBA, the star will earn a whooping sum of $45,780,966 million in the 2021/2022 season. He's to sign a new contract that will see him earn a total of $215 million over four years.
Paris Saint Germain star, six times Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi earns €35 million ($40,950,000) yearly as a PSG player. The former Barcelona star is the highest earner in PSG and Ligue 1.
His contract with PSG will see him earn $104 million in two years. His yearly earnings are a few million dollars less than that of the NBA 's highest paid player.