Lionel Messi is the most popular player in Argentina in the modern era. He recognizes worldwide as the best performer in Soccer. He is in the following teams “The Argentina national team and FC Barcelona. Lionel Messi Net worth is $400 million.
He made a record of winning four-time in The FIFA World Cup
Lionel Messi (full name Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini) was born on June 24, 1987, in Rosario, Argentina. He is 32 years old. He belongs to a financially unstable family. His father uses to work in a steel factory. Whereas, his mother was cleaner.
When Messi was 11 years old, he diagnosed with a rare disease of growth hormone deficiency (GHD). The treatment was costly.
A football club named River Plate tries to sign him as a football player. But they don’t want to pay expenses for his treatment because the treatment costs $500 a month.
Later, he impressed the coach, Sir Carles Rexach, by his performance. He signed Messi and offer him to pay for his treatment in Spain.
However, after the agreement, he moved to Barcelona along with his father he joins Barcelona Youth Academy.
Beginning of Messi’s Career
At the age of sixteen, Messi played for the team FC Barcelona. He is the youngest player to puts his name in the record book to goal for the franchise. He scores 35 goals in 30 matches.
His first ever debut was in October 2004 against RCD Espanyol. After this match, he becomes the third-youngest player of Fc Barcelona. Furthermore, on May 1, 2005, Messi scored his first senior goal against Albacete Balompie when he was 17 years old.
Additionally, from 2004 to 2005, Messi becomes the youngest player to score in a league. Later, in 2006 he won twice in a Spanish League named La Liga and Champion League.
On the other hand, from 2006 to 2007, Messi was at the age of 20s when he scores 14 goals in 26 leagues. He was the best performer of the Barcelona team.
Moreover, in 2012 he broke his records by scoring 91 goals in a year. Previously, in 1958 the most scored goals were by Gerd Muller as well as Pele’s milestone.
Messi Relationship and marriage
From the year 2008, Messi was in a relationship with Antonella Roccuzzo, who is a known model. They both met when they were only five years old. Antonella was the cousin of his best friend. After being in an exclusive relationship, they announced their romance in 2009.
Messi and Antonella got married on July 30, 2017. They blessed with three sons, namely Thiago, who was born in 2012. In 2015, Mateo was born. Later in 2018, Ciro was born as their last child.
Lionel Messi Personal Details
|Real Name||Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini|
|Date of Birth||June 24, 1987|
|Place of Birth||Rosario, Argentina|
|Profession / Occupation||Footballer|
Lionel Messi Body Stats
|Height||5'7 feet or 170 cm|
|Weight||67 kg or 148 lbs.|
|Shoe Size||10 (US)|
Lionel Messi Family Details
|Spouse / Wife Name||Antonella Roccuzzo|
|Father Name||Jorge Messi|
|Mother Name||Celia María Cuccittini|
|Children||Thiago Messi Roccuzzo, Ciro Messi Roccuzzo, Mateo Messi Roccuzzo|
|Siblings||Matias Messi, Maria Sol Messi, Rodrigo Messi|
According to the estimate of 2020, Lionel Messi’s net worth is around $400 million. He ranked him as the most productive football player in the world.
Lionel Messi Net worth
FC Barcelona announces that Messi will remain in the team till 2012 with an income range of €500,000 per week. Moreover, 35% of income earns through endorsements. Adidas made a lifetime agreement endorsement with Lionel Messi net worth $12 million in 2006.
Facts About Lionel Messi
- Messi diagnosed with a growth hormone deficiency at a young age.
- He is an ambassador of UNICEF Goodwill.
- Messi established a foundation, namely the Leo Messi Foundation.
- By scoring 73 goals, he set the record of a most scored goal in the European football league.
- In 2014, He won the Golden Ball in FIFA World Cup.
- He is one of the highest-paid athletes in the history of football.