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UPDATED: How much is Ronaldo and Messi’s leg insurance worth in Indian currency?

How much is Ronaldo and Messi’s leg insurance worth in Indian currency?

Football is a physical game that involves tackling and body pushing, which can often lead to injuries. Unfortunately, some injuries can even be career-threatening. So, footballers, either on their own or through the brands that represent them, require insurance coverage on specific body parts to protect them. Leg insurance is the most common type of insurance taken by football players.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are two of the best players of this era. They have written their name in the history books. Ronaldo and Messi also have leg insurance for themselves. So let’s take a look at how much Ronaldo and Messi’s leg insurance is worth in Indian currency.

PlayerInsurance amount
Cristiano RonaldoLeg Insurance – €130 million which equals around INR 1185 crores in Indian currency.
Lionel MessiLeg Insurance – €750 million which equals around INR 6836 crores in Indian currency.

How much is Ronaldo and Messi’s leg insurance worth in Indian currency?

ronaldo 1 UPDATED: How much is Ronaldo and Messi's leg insurance worth in Indian currency?
Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo

Leg Insurance – €130 million which equals around INR 1185 crore in Indian currency.

Real Madrid announced that they had insured the legs of their star player, Cristiano Ronaldo in 2009. The precaution was taken just in case a stray foul landed him with a permanent leg injury. The insurance is reportedly around the region of €120-130m. The 38-year-old is now playing for the Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr and is still in top form as he became the leading goalscorer in 2024.

Senior club career
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2002–2003Sporting CP B2(0)
2002–2003Sporting CP25(3)
2003–2009Manchester United196(84)
2009–2018Real Madrid292(311)
2018–2021Juventus98(81)
2021–2022Manchester United40(19)
2023–Al Nassr28(27)
International career
2001Portugal U159(7)
2001–2002Portugal U177(5)
2003Portugal U205(1)
2002–2003Portugal U2110(3)
2004Portugal U233(2)
2003–Portugal204(128)
Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi; Via @lmfootbalI on Twitter

Lionel Messi

Leg Insurance€750 million which equals around INR 6836 crores in Indian currency.

Arguably the greatest footballer to have ever played the game, Messi‘s magical left foot is worth a whopping €750m. The eight-time Ballon d’Or winner has the most expensive insurance among all the football players. He won the World Cup 2022 with Argentina. Considering all the achievements of the former Barcelona and current Inter Miami star, the amount doesn’t seem too surprising!

Senior club career
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2003–2004Barcelona C10(5)
2004–2005Barcelona B22(6)
2004–2021Barcelona520(474)
2021–2023Paris Saint-Germain58(22)
2023–Inter Miami6(1)
International career
2004–2005Argentina U2018(14)
2008Argentina U235(2)
2005–Argentina179(106)

*All the insurance amounts are estimated and not official figures

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FAQs

  1. What’s the leg insurance of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi?

    For Cristiano Ronaldo Leg Insurance – €130 million which equals around INR 1185 crores in Indian currency. For Lionel Messi Leg Insurance – €750 million which equals around INR 6836 crores in Indian currency.

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