Lionel Messi cost Barcelona nothing – aside from paying for his treatment for growth hormone deficiency. The little Argentinian is now worth an absolute fortune. So, too, is his foot!

Indeed Japanese jeweller Ginza Tanaka has created a 25-kilogram golden statue of Messi’s left foot, which has gone on sale in Tokyo. Its cost? A whopping 500 million Japanese yen, which is around $5.25m!