Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 17, 2023

Date of Birth

24 / June / 1987


37 Years


Football Player

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.


Jorge Messi Lionel Messi Father

Jorge Messi Lionel Messi’s Father

Celia María Cuccittini Lionel Messi Mother

Celia María Cuccittini Lionel Messi Mother

Matias Messi and Rodrigo Messi Lionel Messi Brothers

Matias Messi and Rodrigo Messi Lionel Messi Brothers

Maria Sol Messi Lionel Messi Sister

Maria Sol Messi Lionel Messi’s Sister

Antonela Roccuzzo Lionel Messi Wife

Antonela Roccuzzo Lionel Messi Wife

Mateo Messi Lionel Messi Son

Mateo Messi Lionel Messi’s Son

Ciro Messi Roccuzzo Lionel Messi Son

Ciro Messi Roccuzzo Lionel Messi Son

Thiago Messi Lionel Messi Son

Thiago Messi Lionel Messi Son

Antonella Roccuzzo Lionel Messi Girlfriend

Antonella Roccuzzo Lionel Messi Girlfriend

Lionel Mess Childhood Pic

Lionel Mess Childhood Pic

Personal Life

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

Awards Years
European Golden Shoe 2013, 2017, and 2018
Pichichi Trophy 2021
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
Golden Boy 2005
FIFA World Cup Golden Ball 2014
Bravo Awards 2007
Marka Leyenda 2009
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

Check more details on Wikipedia

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
Profession Footballer
Monthly Income $5 Million +
Yearly Income $60 Million +
Salary: $50 million
Business ventures: $40 million
Endorsements: $50 million
Real estate: USD 100 million
Other assets: USD 50 million
Last Updated 2023

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.

Lionel Messi Twitter


Messi Goals

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.

Messi Instagram


Also check: Faiq Bolkiah Biography

Body Measurements Not Yet Update
Birth Place
Children Sons: Thiago Messi Roccuzzo, Mateo Messi Roccuzzo, Ciro Messi Roccuzzo
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 170 CM
Height In Meter 1.70 M
Nationality Argentine
Parents Father: Jorge Horácio Messi
Mother: Celia María Cuccittini
Profession Football Player
Siblings Brother: Rodrigo Messi,Matías Messi
Sister: Maria Sol Messi
Spous Antonella Roccuzzo
Weight 67 Kg
150 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Cancer


If you have any question, please write below.

Enter your comment!

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *