Lionel Messi Bio
Lionel Messi BioReal Name:
Lionel Andres Messi CuccitiniShortname :
Personal LifeDate of Birth :
24 June 1987Age (as in 2019) :
31 Years Birthplace :
Rosario, Argentina Zodiac sign :
Argentine, SpanishNet Worth :
Celia María CuccittiniSiblings:
Maria Sol MessiBrothers:
Rodrigo Messi, Matias MessiMarital Status :
Thiago Messi Roccuzzo (2012), Ciro Messi Roccuzzo (2018), Mateo Messi Roccuzzo (2015)
Physical Stats & MoreHeight (approx.) :
170 cm (in centimeters), 1.70 m, 5’ 7” (in feet inches)Weight (approx.):
67 kg, 147 lbs (in pounds)Body Measurements (approx.):
Chest: 40 inches
- Waist: 32inches - Biceps: 12 inchesEye Colour:
Lionel Messi is a 31 years old Argentinian Soccer Player, he plays for FC Barcelona club and Argentine National Team. He has been named as FIFA world Player of the year four times. He is regarded as one of the best players in World’s football history. During his career he has set many records. He is all time leading goal scorer and the first player to win three European Golden Shoes.
Lionel Messi’s full name is Luis Lionel Andres Messi. He was born to Jeorge Messi and Celia Cuccitinni on June 24, 1987 in Rosario, Santa Fe Province. His father worked as a steel factory manager and his mother worked at magnet manufacturing workshop. He has three sibling, two elder brothers and one younger sister. He was born in sports loving family; he used to play football with his brothers. In 1995 he started playing for Newell’s Old Boys. Messi got diagnosed with a growth deficiency syndrome in 1998 at the age of eleven, which became a hindrance in career. But being so talented he was offered help and aid by the director of FC Barcelona Club. He is huge fan of Ronaldo- the Brazilian footballer and idealizes him very much.
Lionel Messi started playing for junior system ranks in the year 2000, at that he was the only player to play for 5 different teams. He then started playing with FC Barcelona Junior Team. On May 1, 2005 he was the youngest player to ever score a goal in La Liga Game for Barcelona. After getting the Spanish citizenship in 2005, he debuted in Championship League. His first face off was with Italian Club Udinese and he performed well. In his 17 matches in League, Messi scored 6 goals. In 2006 he was selected eleven member squad and was no longer a substitute or extra. He scored 14 goals and a hat trick in EL-Clasico. Messi played his 100th match for Barcelona against Valencia CF, but he suffered muscle tear injury in league and had a premature exit. Lionel Messi has been frequently suffered injuries till 2007 in championship league. In 2009 Messi managed his team to won La Liga and the Champions League. In 2010 Messi scored 47 goals and 11 assists in all competitions. Messi finished the Champion’s League 2010-11 season with Barcelona winning its third title in six years and fourth in total, Messi scored 53 goals in the competition.
In 2011-12 season Messi was the highest goal scorer and emerged as the top player for Barcelona and it gained him widespread and world class recognition. He became second in Barcelona’s la Liga goalscorers list with 132 goals. In the March of 2013, Messi scored for the 19th consecutive La Liga game, thus becoming the first footballer in history to score in consecutive matches against every team in the league. Messi Continued his success streak, He scored his 500th senior career goal for club and country on 17 April 2016 in Barcelona's 2–1 home loss to Valencia. In the 2015-16 season, he scored a total of 41 goals and provided 23 assists. In 2016 Lionel Messi announced his retirement on 26th June 2016 but due to facing an urge from his fans to return on ground he changed his decision and represented his country in 2018 World Cup
Lionel Messi is a very handsome man, thus his love life is always been a dose of excitement and entertainment for his fans. The ace footballer has been linked several times in context of romance. His name was first associated with Argentine model Luciana Salazar, his hometown native Marcarena Lemos and many other.
But he found his profound love in his wife Antonella Roccuzzo with whom he has two children also Thiago (November 2, 2012) and Mateo (September 11, 2015). After being in relationship for many years, Messi and Roccuzzo tied the wedding knot on June 30, 2017.
Lionel Messinet worth is estimated to be $200 million.
Awards and Achievements
Lionel Messi has won many awards for his excellent performances on field throughout his aspiring career. He has been the part of Argentine National team and won gold medal in 2008 Summer Olympics. He has been honored with European Golden shoes for three times and FiFA world cup Golden ball two times. He has won Player of the year Award nearly 20 times in his outshining career. He also holds Guinness World Record for maximum number of goals in a calendar year.