In Your Face! This is the £25m Ferrari Lionel Messi beat Cristiano Ronaldo to in an auction

Lionel Messi beat Cristiano Ronaldo to a 24.7 million pounds Ferrari and he can't even drive it on the road.

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Ferrari 335 S Spider Scagliettis play This is the Ferrari Lionel Messi beat Cristiano Ronaldo to in an auction.
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We all read the story of how Lionel Messi beat Cristiano Ronaldo to a Ferrari at an auction earlier this year but how many of us actually saw the car.

Ferrari 335 S Spider Scagliettis play

Ferrari 335 S Spider Scagliettis

 

The Ferrari, a vintage 1957 race car was one of four Ferrari 335 S Spider Scagliettis were ever produced and cost the greatest footballer of his generation a whopping 24.7 million pounds.

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Ferrari 335 S Spider Scagliettis play

Ferrari 335 S Spider Scagliettis

 

The price gets even more baffling when you consider that Messi, who can no longer claim to being the most understated superstar on earth after bleaching his hair blonde, is not even allowed to drive the car on the road.

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Ferrari 335 S Spider Scagliettis play

Ferrari 335 S Spider Scagliettis

 

With its V12 engine, the 335 S has maximum power of 390 HP at 7400rpm and can reach maximum speeds of around 186mph.

We are impressed.

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