Lionel Messi | Biography, Age, Height, Net Worth (2023), Relationship, Family, Education, Facts, Wiki | Football Player

Lionel Messi Biography

About Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi is an Argentine Footballer best known for his outstanding football skills and is also rated as one of the best football players. He was born on June 24, 1987, in Rosario, Argentina.

As of 2023, Lionel is 35 years old with around 5 feet and 7 inches tall in height. He has also achieved the feat of being the highest-paid footballer in the football world history. He also holds the record of being the highest goal scorer for his country’s National Team.

Lionel Messi Net Worth (2023)

Lionel Messi has earned multi million dollars with the club contracts, National Team Salary, and numerous brand endorsements. He has donated millions of dollars for the United Nations Children’s Fund which shows that he is a soft-hearted and generous person.

He has financial investments in Youth Football in Argentina which generates significant revenues as well. Messi also donated 1 million Euros to control the spread of coronavirus. As of 2023, Lionel‘s net worth is roughly $500 million.

Lionel Messi is one of the highest-paid and very expensive football player in the world. in 2019, Forbes published the list of the top highest-paid soccer players in the world in which Messi ranked in the first position, Cristiano Ronaldo in second, and Neymar jr in the third position.

Biography & Wiki Quick Summary

NameLionel Messi
Full Real NameLionel Andrés Messi
Date of birth (Birthday)24 June 1987
Age36 years (2023)
BirthplaceRosario, Argentina
Lives inmansion in Castelldefels
Height5 feet and 7 inches
Club TeamBarcelona
National TeamArgentina
Playing positionForward as a captain of both club and national team
Salary$84 million (Roughly Estimated)
FatherJorge Messi
Father professionsteel factory manager
MotherCelia Cuccittini
First football clubAtlético Newell's Old Boys at the of 6
Brothers Rodrigo Messi & Matias Messi
SisterMaria Sol Messi
Net worth (2023)Around $500 million (Roughly Estimated)
Education qualificationPrimary education only
SchoolBangladesh Elementary School
GirlfriendAntonella Roccuzzo
WifeAntonella Roccuzzo
Antonella Roccuzzo professionModel
Married year2017
Children3 sons
Sons Name Mateo Messi Roccuzzo, Ciro Messi Roccuzzo, and Thiago Messi Roccuzzo
Own Charitable organizationThe Leo Messi Foundation
When did Messi make his debut?November 16, 2003
Favorite player of all timeRonaldinho

Lionel Messi Donation and Charity

He is mostly compared to Portugal’s forward player Cristiano Ronaldo. no matter what other people say but for me, they both are brilliant players ever. Throughout his career, Messi has been actively involved in many social services.

He has his own Charitable organization named called The Leo Messi Foundation. he personally contributed to UNICEF. after a big earthquake in Nepal, he helped thousands of Nepali people. Messi is helping many peoples with medical difficulties, vulnerable children, education, and disabled person in the world.

Lionel Messi is not only a talented soccer player but also a great human being. he is the source of inspiration, power, and a big heart. There is many largest and well-established brand in the world that are sponsored and partnered with Messi. some of them are Adidas, Gatorade, Lays, Pepsi, Ooredoo, Mastercard, Jacobs & Co.

Lionel Messi Family, Parents, & Siblings

He was born in a family associated with football and his family was settled in Rosario, Argentina. His father, Jorge Messi, and mother, Celia Cuccittini are also die heart fans of football and were average workers in a steel company and magnet factory respectively.

As a child, he played football with his two older siblings, Rodrigo, and Matias. he also has cousins named Maximiliano, and Emanuel Biancucchi. His parents nurtured his childhood in an environment with a lot of football.

Educational Qualification

He was subjected to football at an early age as a result he wasn’t interested in educational studies. he had been enrolled in Bangladesh Elementary School and completed his Primary education only.

Relationships, Wife, & Children

He is well settled in a marriage relationship with his beautiful wife, Antonella Roccuzzo. Both knew each other since their childhood and kept their relationship private for so many years.

The couple lives in a mansion worth millions of dollars and the couple is blessed with three sons named Thiago, Mateo, and Ciro. One interesting event happened when he celebrated his wife’s first pregnancy by keeping a ball inside his t-shirt after scoring a goal against Ecuador.

Some facts about Lionel Messi

  • He knew his wife Antonela Roccuzzo since he was 5 years. They started dating in 2008 & got married in 2017.
  • He is the father of three kids.
  • In the year 2021, He signed 2 years contracts with PSG.
  • Messi had growth hormone deficiency.
  • He made his football debut for Barcelona at the age of 17 years old.
  • In 2011, He became the captain of the Argentina national team.
  • Messi is left-footed but not left-handed.
  • He can speak and understand the Spanish language only. In one of his interviews, he stated that he is learning the English language too.
  • Lionel Messi & Cristiano Ronaldo have never played for the same team together.
  • His highest educational qualification is primary level school. He didn’t complete a high school degree and never attend any college/university.
  • He wants to visit Nepal & explore mountains, once in his lifetime.
  • Lionel won an Olympic gold medal in the 2008 Summer Olympics.
  • He won both the golden ball and golden shoe after winning the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship.
  • Messi became the second footballer to achieve 1 billion USD in career earnings.
  • He was awarded Laureus World Sportsman Of The Year in 2020.
  • He was diagnosed with growth hormone deficiency at the age of 10.
  • He started playing club football at the age of 6.
  • He went to Spain to join Barcelona at the age of 13.
  • His goal-scoring Inspiration was Ronaldo.
  • He has tattooed the face of his mother on his left shoulder.
  • Lionel Messi was given 3 months International ban for accusing S. America governing body “CONMEBOL” of corruption at Copa America.

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