Lionel Messi Net Worth, Height, Girlfriend, Personal life, Wife and Career
A person has not lived in this era if he has not heard the name of Lionel Messi. From young children to old people alike, all football fans have probably heard the name of the legendary footballer Lionel Messi and all of his contributions and miraculous endeavors in the field of football. Lionel Messi net worth and his fan base amounts of millions and he have certainly done a lot to deserve the honor of being called one of the best players in the field of football. Lionel Andres Messi is a professional footballer who plays in the forward position for the football club FC Barcelona as well as the Argentine National Team. Considered to be the best player in the world, he has been known to be the only footballer to have won the FIFA Ballons d’Or for five times.
Lionel Messi was born on the 24th of June, 1987 in Rosario, Argentina to father Jorge Messi and Celia Cuccitini.
Lionel Messi started off his footballing career at the mere age of 4 when he joined the club Gradnoli. He then joined the Newell’s Old boys on 1994 and was there up to 2000. He joined Barcelona on 2001 at the age of 14 and has been there ever since. He joined Barcelona after being diagnosed with growth hormone deficiency. Barcelona agreed to pay for his medical treatment.
Career and Path
The youth career of Messi started off on 17th October 2004 and he then established himself as an integral player for his club. He led Barcelona to achieve their first treble on Spanish football in the 2008-2009 season. At the mere age of 22 years, he won the FIFA World Player of the Year and the Ballon d’Or. He has now established himself as the Barcelona’s all-time top scorer. He is also all time leading goalscorer for his country.
Lionel Messi career has established itself as the greatest of all time. He has a unique style of play and has the perfect skills of drilling, thus has been called the successor of Diego Maradona. He is a left footed dribbler.
Personal Life and Marriage
Lionel Messi has been known to be one of the few footballers who have been in a long-standing relationship. Since the age of 20, Lionel Messi girlfriend has been Antonella Rock zoo. She is a native of Rosario, from where Lionel Messi belongs. She is also the cousin of his best friend Lucas Scaglia. The couple has been together since 2008 and after keeping the relationship private for about a year, they came out about it.
Lionel Messi wife details are widely searched about by all of his fans around the world. However, it has been known that Lionel Messi has not been married; he has been in a long-standing relationship and a true relationship with his partner of 8 years and has never been known to have cheated on her. The couple has two children together. Their first son Thiago was born on 2012. He missed practices and even celebrated the birth of his first child by placing a ball inside his jersey on a match against Ecuador. The couple’s second son Mateo was born on 2015.
Lionel Messi has never broken ties with his close and immediate family oo. His mother’s face has been tattooed on his left shoulder and he has run his professional affairs along with the advice of his father Jorge who has been his agent since the mere age of 14. His family takes care of all of his professional and charitable associations.
Net Worth and Achievements
Lionel Messi net worth certainly has been accumulated to a great amount and he surely deserves to have such a great amount of money. Lionel Messi net worth as of now is known to be a whopping 350 million dollars. He has been known to be one of the highest paid footballers. He earns about 21 million dollars from his appearance on Barcelona. Lionel Messi net worth has increased considerably after his achievements have paved way for a better fan base and better career in the field of football.
Having won multiple awards, the best one Lionel Messi has been known for is being the only footballer to be the winner of five FIFA Ballons d’Or. Four of them were consecutively won by him. He has also been the winner of the FIFA World Player of the Year on 2009. He has also won the UEFA Club Footballer and the UEFA Club Forward of the Year awards in the years 2015 and 2009 respectively. Lionel Messi is the recipient of the European Golden Show. He won the FIFA World Cup Silver Ball on 2015 and FIFA World Cup Golden Ball on 2014. It can certainly be said that the achievements and awards of Lionel Messi are uncountable. Lionel Messi height is 5 feet and 7 inches.