Lionel Messi Cuccittini is a well-known Argentine footballer. Born on the 24th Juin 1987, in Rosario, Argentina to Jorge Lorenzo Marquez Pedrosa. Lionel is a member of the Argentina national team as well as Barcelona as a forward.
Lionel Messi Height, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More
He also has Spanish nationality, which means that it is possible to play for the Spanish soccer team. He is widely regarded by a variety of experts and critics as the best footballer of his time. Lionel Messi has five Ballon d’Or awards and was also honored as the FIFA World Player of the Year in 2009.
On June 30th the 30th of June, 2017 Messi got married to Antonella Roccuzzo who was his longtime girlfriend, and cousin of his colleague and soccer star Lucas Scaglia. Messi, as well as Roccuzzo, share three sons: Thiago, born in November 2012, Mateo, born in September 2015, and Ciro born in March 2018.
Messi began his career with Argentina team Newell’s Old Boys at the age of eight. He was a member of the famous ‘Machine from 1987’ team from Newell’s. He was later diagnosed with a deficiency of growth hormone when he was 10 years old. The club then approached him for a scouting Spanish soccer club FC Barcelona and after completing his treatment- thanks to Barcelona at the age of 14 Messi began to play for the club’s youth squads.
Messi’s debut appearance for his club Albiceleste (White as well as Sky Blue) was against Hungry on the 17th of August 2005. He was dismissed within two minutes after his debut for elbowing an opponent. He was a part of in 2006’s World Cup in Germany but the coach Jose Pekerman was reluctant to give him a free hand and he only played in one game.
Barcelona did not wish for Messi to participate in the Olympic Games in Beijing but they reached an agreement and Messi was able to help his nation win the gold medal.
Awards and Achievements
|European Golden Shoe||2013, 2017, and 2018|
|FIFA World Player of the Year||2009|
|World Soccer Player of the Year||2012|
|Best FIFA Men’s Player||2019|
|FIFA Ballon d’Or||2016|
|UEFA Men’s Player of the Year Award||2015|
|FIFA World Cup Golden Ball||2014|
|La Liga Award for Best Forward||2016|
|IFFHS World’s Best Top Goalscorer||2012|
|Best International Athlete ESPY Awards||2015|
|World Soccer Young Player of the Year||2006|
|La Liga Best Player Award||2015|
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Lionel Messi’s Net Worth
Messi also gave 1 million euros to help stop the spreading of coronavirus. In 2023 Lionel’s net worth will be approximately $620 million.
|Net Worth (2023)||$620 Million|
|Net Worth In Pounds||£519 Million|
|Monthly Income||$5 Million +|
|Yearly Income||$60 Million +|
|Business ventures:||$40 million|
|Real estate:||USD 100 million|
|Other assets:||USD 50 million|
Messi vs Ronaldo
By numbers only, the top performer here is Ronaldo with a total of five Hat tricks. Messi, the Brazilian has scored 55 from the hat trick. But, Messi has the advantage in terms of frequency. Each time he plays 16.9 games, Messi makes a hat trick.
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He has scored more than 500 goals during his career as a senior for his country and club and is the player with the most goals of any player for the same club.
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|Body Measurements||Not Yet Update|
|Children||Sons: Thiago Messi Roccuzzo, Mateo Messi Roccuzzo, Ciro Messi Roccuzzo|
|Height In CM||170 CM|
|Height In Meter||1.70 M|
|Parents||Father: Jorge Horácio Messi
Mother: Celia María Cuccittini
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