Inside Lionel Messi’s outrageous watch collection which features stunning diamonds!/strong>
One of the most costly watch collections in sports belongs to Lionel Messi. Consider edgy Rolexes, a $145,000 Patek Philippe Nautilus, and a watch by Jacob & Co. with beautiful baguette-cut diamonds that is dedicated to him.
The excitement surrounding Lionel Messi’s last World Cup in Argentina may have ended, but it hasn’t stopped. The footballing legend has spent the previous 19 years building up a stunning watch collection that includes everything from Rolexes to Jacob & Co. statement pieces. Here, we look at the most valuable tickers in his personal collection.
1. Aquanaut Chronograph Patek Philippe 5968A
Lionel Messi is seen wearing a Patek Philippe Aquanaut Chronograph 5968A in the picture above.
Messi was seen sporting this very unusual Patek Philippe Aquanaut with a vibrant orange strap before to his Leagues Cup match against Cruz Azul.
The Aquanaut Chronograph 5968A timepiece, which debuted as the Aquanaut collection’s first chronograph in 2018, identifies the celebrity as a real connoisseur. The watch, which is housed in a 42.2 mm stainless steel case, is highlighted by an embossed black dial with Arabic numeral hour markers and a chronograph display at 6 o’clock.
At the Leagues Cup 2023 match between Cruz Azul and Inter Miami CF, Lionel Messi is sporting a rare $135,000 Patek Philippe Aquanaut Chronograph 5968A watch.
2. Perpetual Calendar, Patek Philippe 5270P
After earning the Best FIFA Men’s Player 2022 prize at the Best FIFA Football Awards, Lionel Messi poses for a photo while wearing a Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar 5270P (Photo by Michael Regan – FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images).
3. Ref. 5740/1G Patek Philippe Nautilus Perpetual Calendar
At the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Lionel Messi wore a Patek Philippe white gold Nautilus Perpetual Calendar Ref. 5740/1G (Image by Michael Regan/Getty Images).)
4. Epic X Chrono Messi by Jacob & Company
Lionel Messi may be seen sporting an Epic X Chrono Messi Titanium watch from Jacob & Co.
The Epic X Chrono Messi watch, the first result of a partnership between Jacob & Co. and Messi, was introduced in 2019. Limited to just 180 pieces, this watch has light blue and white, the colors of Messi’s native Argentina and a stylised M on a statement dial at 6 o’clock.
5. Rolex Yacht-Master Oyster Perpetual Ref. 126655
At the Le Bourget airport in 2021, Lionel Messi was seen wearing a Rolex rose gold Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master, ref. 126655 (Sameer Al-Doumy/Getty Images).
Messi made headlines only last year when he signed a new $80 million deal with Paris Saint-Germain after 21 years with FC Barcelona while wearing a rose-gold Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master Ref. 126655.