Puma deal with PSG star Neymar smashes Ronaldo, Messi agreements.
Making the PSG star’s boot deal with Puma is the richest in sports history.
Neymar had two years left on an 11-year deal with Nike – but opted to break the contract to join Puma after being offered a staggering sum.
Neymar’s reported £23m-a-year crushes Cristiano Ronaldo’s £15m Nike deal by a massive £8m, while Lionel Messi’s £18m Adidas partnership is also dwarfed by the Brazilian’s.
The huge sums were revealed by Forbes, but the length of the deal is unknown, as Neymar settles into life as the face of the German brand, wearing Puma boots, lifestyle wear and training gear.
Neymar helped PSG to the final earlier this year but a 1-0 scoreline in Bayern Munich’s favour hid the ease of the German’s victory, after a poor display from the Ligue 1 side’s talisman.