Mike Trout signs $430m deal, biggest sports contract, to surpass Messi

Mike Trout signs $430m deal, biggest sports contract, to surpass Messi

- Mike Trout will become the highest earning sportsman on the planet with a deal worth $430m deal

- The American baseballer will be earning £520,000-a-week totaling to £325million annual for LA Angels

- Middle weight champion Saul Alvarez will also be earning £275million across five years in his new deal with DAZN

Mike Trout is set to become the highest earning sportsman by confirming a 12-year deal with base ball club LA Angels where he will be earning $430 million.

The American baseball star will be earning way over Barcelona's Lionel Messi who earns £7.3million month and around £87.6million a year.

Boxing middle weight champion Saul Alvarez, recently signed a deal with American streaming service DAZN, worth £275 million across 11 fights in the next five years.

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The Mexican fighter will be earning around £1 million a week for half a decade.

But baseball's center fielder Mike Trout is on the verge of a new 12 year deal which will beat Messi and Alvarez, ESPN claim.

The 27 year old's contract will see him earn a staggering £520,000-a-week for over a decade that will equate to £325 million.

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Philadelphia Phillies Bryce Harper signed a new deal earlier this month that made him the sport's highest earner with a £248.7million deal for the next 13 years.

But Harper will soon be overtaken by Trout, who has won the baseball league's MVP on two occasions and came second on four different seasons.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has unveiled Argentina's new jersey ahead of their friendly clash against Venezuela this weekend.

The 31-year-old recently returned to his country's national team for the first time after crashing out of 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

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