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Lionel Messi Watch Collection (Updated 2023)

TL;DR

Lionel Messi's watch collection value is estimated to be $1.4+ million. His net worth is approximately $600+ million.

If you asked us early last year if Lionel Messi is the greatest football player of all time, maybe we would think twice before answering that question. But after winning the elusive FIFA World Cup trophy, the debate has ended.

Lionel Messi is now the official GOAT of the football world.

And like other celebrities and athletes, Messi celebrates this career milestone by indulging in high-end watches. In fact, like Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Karim Benzama, the Argentinian superstar also owns some of the best timepieces in the world.

So if you want to know the watches Messi wears outside the pitch, let’s have a quick look at his insane collection of timepieces.

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What is Lionel Messi’s Watch Collection Worth?

Watch Collection Worth:$1.4+ Million
Age:35
Born:June 24, 1987
Gender:Male
Height:1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Country Of Origin:Argentina
Source Of Wealth:Athlete
Last Update:May 2023

The 5 Most Expensive Watches In Lionel Messi’s Watch Collection

The below list of watches and values has been sourced from trusted sources around the internet by our fine luxury goods expert.

These are the 5 most expensive watches in Lionel Messi’s collection:

#5. Rolex Cosmograph Daytona with Meteorite Dial Ref. 116509 – $75,000

Rolex Cosmograph Daytona with Meteorite Dial Ref. 116509 on Lionel Messi

Have you personally seen a Rolex with a dial like this? If not, it is probably because of its rarity. This is Messi’s Rolex Cosmograph Daytona with Meteorite Dial Ref. 116509.

This Rolex Daytona features a dial made with genuine meteorites from outer space and paired with an 18k white gold 40mm case to develop a truly remarkable and collectible version of this model.

It is also powered by an in-house calibre 4130 and has approximately 72 hours of power reserve.

This extremely rare Rolex Cosmograph Daytona with Meteorite has a current market price of $75,000.

#4. Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Jumbo Extra Thin Ref. 15202ST – $90,000

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Jumbo Extra Thin Ref. 15202ST on Lionel Messi

Like Tom Brady, Messi is often photographed wearing an Audemars Piguet. And this is not an unusual thing, knowing that he is a former AP ambassador. And in this photo, he adorns his wrist with the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Jumbo Extra Thin Ref. 15202ST.

This discontinued AP model is a reliable and elegant sports watch perfect for men with active lifestyles. It has a 39mm case made of stainless steel and a blue dial with a “Petite Tapisserie” pattern.

And not only does this piece feature an elegant design, but it is also powered by a high-precision automatic calibre 2121 movement with a date indicator.

And like most Royal Oaks that have been discontinued, the price of this has increased and is now being sold on the secondary market for close to $90,000.

#3. Rolex Submariner Date Ref. 116659SABR – $220,000

Rolex Submariner Date Ref. 116659SABR on Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi has also been spotted wearing a time and date version of Submariner, the beautiful Rolex Submariner Date with a Ref. 116659SABR.

This white gold timepiece showcases an elegant blue dial and a bezel decorated with 27 blue sapphires and 11 baguette diamonds aligned with its hour markers. Moreover, its mid-case and lugs are also hammered with factory-set white diamonds.

The Rolex Submariner Date Ref. 116659SABR has a retail price of $92,000. But in the grey market, its price tag can reach up to $220,000. 

But if you want a much more affordable version of this Rolex piece, check out Neymar Jr.’s watch collection.

#2. Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Chronograph 5270P – $230,000

Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Chronograph 5270P on Lionel Messi

The former superstar of FC Barcelona also has some pretty pieces from Patek Philippe. On the Best FIFA Football Awards night, we spotted Lionel Messi sporting a Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Chronograph 5270P.

Unlike the Patek Philippe Nautilus models, Messi’s Perpetual Calendar is made and can perfectly suit well for more formal occasions.

This watch has a green lacquered dial and gold-applied hour markers. It has a 41mm platinum case with interchangeable sapphire crystal case backs. It also features a manually wound movement with a perpetual calendar, moon phase indicator, and chronograph complication.

The Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Chronograph 5270P is currently sold in the secondary market for the price of $230,000.

#1. Jacob & Co. Epic X Chrono Messi Full Baguette – $600,000

Jacob & Co. Epic X Chrono Messi Full Baguette on Lionel Messi

And for the most expensive piece in Lionel Messi’s collection of watches, here is a timepiece specially made for him, the Jacob & Co. Epic X Chrono Messi Full Baguette.

Like Cristiano Ronaldo, Messi decided to partner with Jacob & Co. to release a collection of limited-edition watches.

This version of Epic X Chronograph Messi in an 18K white gold case is set with a total of 141 carats of baguette-cut diamonds. Its dial also has paved diamonds, rubies, and sapphires. It also has a unique stylized “M” logo of Messi that can be seen at its 6 o’clock position.

The hues of this piece feature light blue and white, the colors of Messi’s home country’s flag, Argentina.

The other versions of this watch are in rose gold and titanium case. But this particular piece has the highest retail price, which can cost you a whopping $600,000.

More Luxury Watches Owned By Lionel Messi

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak ‘Leo Messi’ Limited Edition – $60,000

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak ‘Leo Messi’ Limited Edition on Lionel Messi

A few years ago, Audemars Piguet also released a special watch to celebrate the partnership between the brand and the football superstar Lionel Messi. Here, he is wearing an Audemars Piguet Royal Oak ‘Leo Messi’ in black dial.

This watch is made in several versions, including stainless steel, red gold, and platinum. All of them feature a tantalum bezel, a 41 mm case, and a brushed dial without the Royal Oak signature “Tapiserrie” pattern.

This limited edition Royal Oak watch has a market price of $60,000.

Rolex Yacht-Master 40 Ref. 126655 – $35,000

Rolex Yacht-Master 40 Ref. 126655 on Lionel Messi

Messi is known to sport several Rolex watches. One of them is the Rolex Yacht-Master 40 Ref. 126655, which he used on the day he arrived in Paris to sign his contract for the Paris Saint-Germain club.

It has a 40mm watch case made in 18k Everose gold. This Rolex model features a bidirectional rotatable ceramic bezel used for yacht racing and the signature black rubber strap of Rolex.

The current market price of the Rolex Yacht-Master 40 Ref. 126655 is around $35,000.

Rolex Cosmograph Daytona ‘Panda’ Ref. 116500LN – $45,000

Rolex Cosmograph Daytona ‘Panda’ Ref. 116500LN on Lionel Messi

He also owns an extremely popular piece in the watch community, the Rolex Cosmograph Daytona ‘Panda’ Ref. 116500LN.

It features a 40mm Oystersteel case, a black cerachrom bezel with a tachymetric scale, and a luminous white dial with black snailed counters. It also has a signature Rolex integrated bracelet made in 904L stainless steel.

You can find a model of this Rolex Cosmograph Daytona watch on the grey market for $45,000.

Rolex Datejust 36 Ref. 126331 – $16,000

Rolex Datejust 36 Ref. 126331 on Lionel Messi

Like the previous watch, the next piece we will feature is made by Rolex. In the picture above, Leo Messi is wearing a 36mm Rolex Datejust 36 Ref. 126331. A two-tone watch made of pink gold and stainless steel.

Like the other Datejust in the market, Messi’s watch has the signature fluted bezel, sunburst dial, and sleek jubilee bracelet.

You can find the Rolex Datejust 36 Ref. 126331 on the secondary market for a price of $16,000.

Rolex Oyster Perpetual 41 Yellow Dial Ref. 124300 – $20,000

Rolex Oyster Perpetual 41 Yellow Dial Ref. 124300 on Lionel Messi

The football superstar also has a Rolex Oyster Perpetual 41 Yellow Dial Ref. 124300, a discontinued piece that is now in demand in the market today.

What is the special thing about this watch? Well, the truth is, besides its warm colored dial, the simplicity that makes it look more elegant is one of the sought-after characteristics of this timepiece.

The current market price of the Rolex Oyster Perpetual 41 Yellow Dial has doubled in the past years and is now sold in the secondary market for $20,000.

Jacob & Co. Epic X Chrono Messi Rose Gold Watch – $58,000

Jacob & Co. Epic X Chrono Messi Rose Gold Watch on Lionel Messi

The last watch we will feature today is the Jacob & Co. Epic X Chrono Messi Rose Gold Watch. It is the Epic X Chrono rose gold version of the most expensive watch of Lionel Messi.

It features an 18k rose gold and titanium case. It also has gold pushers and white rubber crowns. It is powered by high-quality calibre with column-wheel chronograph movement.

Unlike the last Jacob & Co. watch above, this comes at a much more affordable price of $58,000.

Life Overview

Lionel Andrés Messi, popularly known as Leo Messi, is a professional Argentine footballer who plays for Paris Saint-Germaine and captains the Argentina national football team.

He was born June 24, 1987, in Rosario, Argentina. At the age of 10, he was diagnosed with a growth hormone deficiency. But this did not stop him from playing his favorite sports.

He started playing for the local football club when he was six years old, and in those six years, he scored almost 500 goals for his club.

Today he is widely regarded as the greatest football player in the history of the game.

Career Overview

He started his professional career when he was 16 years old in FC Barcelona and became the youngest football player to score a goal for the franchise. But after 17 years of playing for the club, he signed to play for Paris Saint-Germain.

Lionel Messi has an incredible career in football. He is the only player who received seven Ballon d’Or awards, the 2009 FIFA World Player of the Year, a two-time Best FIFA Men’s Player, a receiver of six European Golden Shoe Awards, and many more.

He has 10 La Liga titles, 7 Copa Del Rey trophies, and 3 UEFA Champions League titles. And last year, he also won the most prestigious title in the world by leading the Argentina national team and winning the FIFA World Cup.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is Lionel Messi worth?

Lionel Messi’s net worth is approximately $600 million.

How tall is Lionel Messi?

Lionel Messi’s height is 1.69 meters or 5 foot 7 inches.

How many titles has Lionel Messi won?

Lionel Messi has won 20 titles for his club and 1 World Cup title for his country.

Summary

There you go! We hope you liked this list of expensive watches and appreciate the uniqueness of the timepiece collection owned by Lionel Messi.

We hope to get our hands on another luxury timepiece ourselves.

Here’s a quick recap of the 5 most expensive watches in Lionel Messi’s collection:

#1. Jacob & Co. Epic X Chrono Messi Full Baguette – $600,000

#2. Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Chronograph 5270P – $230,000

#3. Rolex Submariner Date Ref. 116659SABR – $220,000

#4. Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Jumbo Extra Thin Ref. 15202ST  – $90,000

#5. Rolex Cosmograph Daytona with Meteorite Dial Ref. 116509  – $75,000

Want to know who has a much more expensive watch collection between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo? If so, check out our article about Cristiano Ronaldo’s most expensive watches by clicking the link here!

Ethan Hunt is the executive editor of BowTiedLife.com, a luxury lifestyle website. With a background in education, he has a keen interest in educating readers on the finer things in life, particularly in the realm of fashion and luxury style. His love for these topics has led him to pursue a career in editorial work and he continues to share his knowledge with readers around the world.


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