Lionel Messi is renting a $15 million customized 16-seat private jet — take a look inside

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  • Lionel Messi is flying high in European soccer, but he can now
    fly even higher in style thanks to a new custom private jet.
  • The plane has been refitted, made bespoke, and rented to Messi
    by an Argentine company.
  • It is a $15 million jet that has 16-seats, comes with a
    kitchen, and has personal touches like his jersey number (10) on
    the tail and the names of his family members on the steps.
  • Messi reportedly earns $630,000 every week, excluding
    sponsorship deals, so could presumably pay for the jet outright if
    he likes the look of it.

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Lionel Messi is renting a $15 million, 16-seat customized
private jet that has the number 10 on its tail.

With nine assists and 17 goals from 16 starts in all
competitions, including
moments of magic one game
and a
telepathic understanding
in the next, it is clear that the
31-year-old is flying high this season.

But with this new jet he can fly even higher in style.

The custom plane was refitted by an Argentine company,
according to Goal.com
, and “includes a kitchen, two bathrooms,
and 16 seats that can be folded to make eight beds.”

Read more:
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Barcelona and join him in Italy

It even has signature touches like a number 10 — Messi’s
iconic jersey number for Barça and the Argentina national team —
on its tail, and the names of his wife, Antonela, and his children
written on the steps as you walk upstairs to board.

Here’s the plane’s exterior:

Inside Lionel Messi’s £12million private
jet that includes some incredible detailhttps://t.co/J9yz8sqHjw pic.twitter.com/9I4wMWYqXb

— Mirror Football (@MirrorFootball)
December 11, 2018

You can take a look inside right here:

Messi’s new private jet – a kitchen, two
bathrooms & 16 seats that can be folded to make eight beds. On
the exterior, branded with his signature number 10 on the tail,
names of the Argentina icon, his wife, and their three children,
written on steps pic.twitter.com/shokwuWIov

— Xinhua Sports (@XHSports)
December 11, 2018

Reports indicate that Messi is only renting the plane, but the
FC Barcelona forward is paid approximately
$630,000 per week
and could quite easily afford to buy it
outright if he wanted to.


Goal.com estimates
that Messi is probably the fifth
highest-paid player in world soccer, and the Argentine profits from
a sponsorship deal with Adidas, as well as other contracts with
Pepsi, Gillette, and Turkish Airlines.

His net worth is in the $250 million to $285 million bracket,
according to Goal.com.

SEE ALSO: Cristiano
Ronaldo just challenged Lionel Messi to leave FC Barcelona and join
him in Italy

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Lionel Messi is renting a million customized 16-seat private jet — take a look inside