Lionel Messi Biography

Lionel Messi (Football Player, Athlete, Biography, Facts)

Lionel Messi Quick Facts

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Lionel Messi is a Professional football player born on 24 June 1987 in Rosario, Argentina. Messi started playing Football in Spain for FC Barcelona and as a national player of Argentina.In 2009, Messi won the FIFA World Player of the Year award. He won this award for four times.

BirthPlace and Early Life of Messi


Luis Lionel Andres Messi was born on 24 June 1987 in Rosario, Argentina. Messi’s father Jorge Horácio Messi, a factory steel worker, and Celia María Cuccittini. Messi has three siblings Rodrigo and Matías, his two elder brothers and a sister, María Sol. Lionel started playing football at very young and joined Newell’s Old Boys football club. Messi in his young age diagnosed with the Hormone Deficiency and moved to Spain for the treatment and in return he had to play football for the FC Barcelona and signed a contract with the club.He was vigorous, athletic, energetic and skillful on the field. Naturally left-footed, agile, and unequivocal in control of the ball, Messi was a vehement pass distributor and could readily thread his way through packed defenses.

Career of Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi Argentina football player
Lionel Messi Argentina football player

Messi career as a football player for FC Barcelona Spain and for the Argentina national team has been distinguishing and he evolved as the best player of the time with winning great titles and with his unique style. Even the great player Maradona could not help himself by saying “He’s a leader and is offering lessons in beautiful football. He has something different to any other player in the world.” Messi led the FC Barcelona to win the Champions League, La Liga, and Spanish Super Cup titles in 2009, 2010 and 2011. at the age of 24 he became the club’s all-time leading scorer with 233 goals for Barcelona in La Liga play. He became the record making soccer player and hold the Gunise world title for scoring 91 goals, most goals in a calendar year. He also made a record of scoring 30 goals in 19 matches, the most consecutive league matches. Messi leadership led his team Argentina to the 2014 world cup final and he was named the best player of the tournament.

Personal Life of Messi


Messi for some period dated with Luciana Salazar, Argentina’s glamor model. But Messi was seen with Antonella Roccuzzo which later gave birth to their son Thiago on November 2, 2012. Messi has also started the charity with the name of LEO Foundation in 2007, to support the poor children for education and healthcare.

Net worth of Lionel Messi

Messi was at the top of the list of the richest footballers with $45 Million income in the year 2010.In May 2014, Messi was ranked the second in the highest paid players with the total earning of $65 Million in a year.
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Favorites and Hobbies of Lionel Messi

  • Interests Video Games and Music
  • Favorite Color Red
  • Favorite Food Escalope Milanese, Salad
  • Favorite Movie Baby’s Day Out
  • Favorite Football Player Pablo Aimar

Records and Achievements of Lionel Messi

  • Guinness World Records having most goal in the year 2012 ( 96 goals)
  • Ballon d’or winner 4 times in younger age.
  • Having most FIFA CLUB WORLDCUP GOLDEN BALLS (2 times in 2009 and 2011)
  • 12 goals in a year for Argentina National Team and the most goals in a year.
  • Youngest player for Argentina National Team who scored a goal in FIFA world cup in 2006.
  • Messi is the top scorer in the history of  La Liga (286 goals)
  • Top scorer in the history of Barcelona club.
  • Messi got achievement of most hat-tricks in history of Barcelona
  • Messi also achieved most hat-tricks in La Liga




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