Lionel Messi's transfer to Paris Saint-Germain has ended up making the French football club paying the highest wages to their stars in global sport.
Earlier, big franchisees from American football, baseball and other sports ranked equal or higher than our beautiful game but PSG's entry into this list makes them the club paying the highest amount of wages to their stars.
10. Cleveland Browns - £158m
9. Chelsea - £159m
8. Dallas Cowboys - £159m
7. Bayern Munich - £166m
6. Juventus - £184m
5. Manchester United - £193m
4. Los Angeles Dodgers - £193m
3. Barcelona - £195m
2. Real Madrid - £212m
1. Paris Saint-Germain - £256m
Meanwhile, there have been a lot of reports with regards to when Messi will make his PSG debut.
We believe Messi will make his bow after the international break against Clermont Foot on September 12.
Sky Sports, meanwhile, have reported that Messi is expected to make his PSG debut on August 29 against Reims.