Lionel Messi Biography, Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Fact, and More

Dave Whelan

Lionel Messi is the world’s number 1 Soccer player and has been known as the richest athlete worldwide. He has been representing Argentina from his early teens in the world of international sports. 

Lionel Messi Biography and Net Worth

Net Worth          $600 Million
Full Name          Lionel Andrés Messi
Date of Birth      June 24, 1987
Age                     35 (in 2022)
Birthplace           Argentina   
Profession          Argentine Soccer Player  
Spouse                Antonela Ruccozzo      

Early Life and Biography 

Lionel was raised in Rosario and was born there on the 24th of June, 1987. He has two brothers and is the youngest one in the family. In the beginning, he started playing football with his brothers, and they were the ones who gave him the confidence to apply to youth clubs. 

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi Family

Lionel has a very supportive and understanding family that has encouraged him since childhood. From the age of 14, his father has been working as his agent, and his elder brother manages his team from schedules to meetings and whatnot. 

His mother used to work as a laborer in the factory, and his father was an assistant worker and cleaner in the same place. But as soon Messi started contributing financially, his parents didn’t need to work anymore.

Career

At 14, Messi became part of youth clubs, and his father made him approach several agencies, which was a great initial help in his career. By 17, he made his international debut with a Barcelona team against Espanyol. It was a premier league for Under-19 and did an incredible performance.

In the next season held in 2005, he was offered by Spain to be a part of their team and started getting proper pay cheques worth millions after his constant input in soccer. During the entire season, he scored 35 goals, did his first hat-trick, and was announced as the year’s best player. 

Then moving on to every following season, Messi became the strongest and undefeated player match after match. His ratio was increasing and made his roots strong in the world of football than any could ever do. Furthermore, Messi is the only player to complete 500-plus goals in his career.

Who is Lionel Messi’s Wife/Girlfriend?

Since June 2007, Lionel Messi has been married to his only girlfriend ever, Antonella Roccuzzo, who has been with Messi since his late teens. Now, they have three sons aged between six to eleven.

Lionel Messi’s Net worth 

As of September 2022, Lionel Messi has a whopping net worth of $600 million, regarded as the wealthiest athlete in the last decade. He earns $80 million annually as his salary and $30 million through sponsorship deals and endorsements. 

He is the prominent ambassador of Adidas, representing the brand all over the world, and has increased its sales to their maximum heights. 

Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi

Achievements 

Lionel holds the title of youngest player from Argentina to represent his state in FIFA World Cup. He has won several World Cups in FIFA, Golden Balls, and UEFA Super Cups, including Olympic Gold Medals. 

Physical Appearance

Height: 5’ 7” (in feet)
Weight: 78 (in Kg)
Figure measurements: 46-42-16 inches
Eye color: Hazel
Hair color: Brown

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