Lionel Messi Biography & Wiki
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 2022, he is 34 years old with 5 feet 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.
Income, Earnings, & Net Worth (2022)
Lionel Messi has earnt over a billion 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 2022, his net worth is estimated to be around 500 million USD.
Lionel Messi is 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
|Full Real Name||Lionel Andrés Messi|
|Date of birth (Birthday)||24 June 1987|
|Age||34 years (2022)|
|Lives in||mansion in Castelldefels|
|Height||5 feet and 7 inches|
|Playing position||Forward as a captain of both club and national team|
|Salary||$84 million As of 2022|
|Father profession||steel factory manager|
|First football club||Atlético Newell's Old Boys at the of 6|
|Brothers||Rodrigo Messi & Matias Messi|
|Sister||Maria Sol Messi|
|Net worth (2022)||Around $500 million|
|Education qualification||Primary education only|
|School||Bangladesh Elementary School|
|Antonella Roccuzzo profession||Model|
|Sons Name||Mateo Messi Roccuzzo, Ciro Messi Roccuzzo, and Thiago Messi Roccuzzo|
|Own Charitable organization||The Leo Messi Foundation|
|When did Messi make his debut?||November 16, 2003|
|Favorite player of all time||Ronaldinho|
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 Background
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.
Personally, I like his dribbling skills and human kindness. no matter what will happen in the future, you will remain my best football player ever. nothing but the best for the rest. I am not the only one from Nepal, there are millions of people who support you madly. lots of love from Nepal.
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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