Lionel Messi, who has been a star since his arrival at Inter Miami in the incredible increase in victories of this team in MLS, bought a mansion facing the sea in Fort Lauderdale, in Broward County (45 kilometers east) for $10.8 million. north of Miami) , a special media reported this Monday.
The beachfront property in Fort Lauderdale’s Bay Colony neighborhood has 0.4 acres (about 1,600 square meters) of land and two 51-meter docks, as well as an oceanfront pool, a gym, a spa and an Italian design kitchen, according to real estate media The Real Deal (TRD).
The master suite of the mansion that will be occupied by Messi and his wife, Antonela Roccuzzo, covers an area of 149 square meters. The mansion, built in 1988 and expanded in 2000, is located about 8 kilometers from the Drive Pink stadium and the adjacent Inter Miami training facility in Fort Lauderdale.
The former Barcelona player and his wife acquired the property, which has 976 square meters of housing and eight rooms, through a company run by the manager of Messi’s estate, Alfonso Nebot, according to records in which the TRD has access.
At the end of last August, Spanish midfielder Sergio Busquets, who shared a locker room with Messi at Inter Miami, bought a beachfront mansion for $8.7 million also in Broward County, especially in the area known as Sea Ranch Lakes.
Busquets, also a former Barcelona player, paid about $8.7 million for the house of 660 square meters, seven bedrooms, six bathrooms and a garage for three cars.