Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini, born on 24 June 1987 is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Argentina national team and Spanish club Barcelona. He considered the best player in the world and regarded by many as the greatest of all time. He has a record-tying five Ballon d’Or awards and a record-tying four European Golden Shoes. He has spent his entire professional career with Barcelona, where he has won 29 trophies, including four UEFA Champions League titles, eight La Liga titles and five Copas del Rey. He holds the records for most official goals scored in La Liga(368), a club football season in Europe (73), a La Liga season (50), El Clásico (26), a calendar year (91). He has scored over 600 senior career goals for country and club.
Lionel Messi Parents/ Family
Born in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina. His father’s name is Jorge Horacio Messi, a Steel factory manager and his mother name is Celia Maria Cuccittini as a worker in Magnet manufacturing workshop. He has two brothers Rodrigo Messi and Matias Messi and a Sister named Maria Sol Messi. His Two cousins Maximiliano and Emanuel Biancucchi are became professional footballers. He married Antonella Roccuzzo a model on 30 June 2017. He has two sons Thiago Messi and Mateo Messi.
Lionel Messi Affairs/ Girlfriends/ Wife/ Spouse
Profile/ Wiki/ Information
- Full Name: Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini
- Nicknames: La Pulga, Leo, Messidona, Atomic Flea
- Birthday: 24 June 1987
- Age: 32 years old
- Gender: Male
- Birthplace: Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina
- Current Residence: Unknown
- Education: Not Available
- Profession: Argentine Professional Football Player
- Nationality: Argentine
- Ethnicity/ Race: Hispanic
- Religion: Roman Catholic
- Wife: Antonella Roccuzzo
- Son: Thiago Messi and Mateo Messi
- Eye Color: Black
- Hair Color: Black
- Zodiac: Cancer
- Net Worth: 350 million USD
- Earnings: Not Available
- Height: 5 feet 7 inch (170 cm)
- Weight: 67kg (148 lbs)
¡Otro éxito conjunto! El jugador de Fútbol Sobre Silla de Ruedas Franco Greco se coronó mejor jugador de la Liga Nacional con una silla donada por la Fundación Leo Messi: https://t.co/2OcN8vvWOl pic.twitter.com/zqIsaL4RCW
— Fundación Leo Messi (@fundacionmessi) 17 January 2018
Trivia/ Facts that you may not know about Lionel Messi
- He cannot sing the National Anthem of Argentina.
- He founded his own charitable organization “Leo Messi Foundation” and he has been appointed for UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador since March 2010.
- He was diagnosed with a growth harmone deficiency at the age of 10.
- His name was appeared in the Panama Papers data leak in 2016.
- He is the only one player to have won FIFA Club World Cup Golden Ball.
- He is the left footed player.
- He is most contrasted and compared with Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo.