Lionel Messi Height, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography In 2021

Lionel Messi is an extraordinary football player who is known not only for scoring several goals but also for being the best player. His talent began at an early age and with the strong family support of footballers. Messi started playing football as a boy and joined Newell’s Old Boys youth team in 1995. His extraordinary skills have attracted the attention of prestigious clubs on both sides of the Atlantic. Messi and his family moved to Barcelona at the age of 13 and he started playing for FC Barcelona’s under-14 team. He scored 21 goals in 14 games for the junior team and quickly graduated through high-level teams until he was 16 years old. He was granted Spanish citizenship in 2005, with mixed feelings by Barcelona’s fierce Catalan supporters. The following year, Messi won the Barcelona Champions League. He is naturally left-handed, able to control the ball quickly and precisely.

Lionel Messi is one of the most famous players in the world of football. A native of Rosario, Argentina, he plays for the Argentine national football team and the Spanish football club “FC Barcelona”. He made his first-team debut on November 1, 2003, at the age of 16 years, 4 months, and 23 days, when he arrived in the 75th minute during a friendly match against “FC Porto”. Messi was a keen pass-distributor and could easily have made his way through the packed defense. He continued to improve rapidly over the years and by 2008. After that, he was one of the most influential players in the world. He was second only to Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo in the 2008 FIFA World Player poll. Also, he won the Golden Shoe Award for Top Scorer in Europe and was named World Player of the Year.

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Lionel Messi Biography Update

Messi helped Barcelona win another treble in the 2014-15 season. He led the team with goals during the campaign, earning him the honor of being the fifth World Player of the Year. In 2021, he became a free agent, and financial problems some of which resulted in La Liga rules prevented him from re-signing with Barcelona. He left the club setting several records. Notably, he was the top scorer in league history. Later he signed a contract with Paris Saint-Germain in 2021.

Despite his dual professional and citizenship success in Spain, Messi’s relationship with his homeland was strong. He has also been a key member of Argentina’s various national teams since 2005. he helped an extraordinary Argentina team reach the knockout stage at the 2018 World Cup. He is certainly the highest-paid football player and athlete in the world.

Bio & Personal Information:

Full name Lionel Andres Messi
Date Of Birth 24 June 1987
Birth Place Rosario, Argentine
Professions Football Player, Sports Persons

Physical Stats & More About Him:

Hair Colour Light Brown
Eye Colour Dark brown
Height In Meters – 1.70 m
In Centimeters – 170 cm
And In Feet & Inches- 5’7″
Weight 56 kg
Figure Measurements Chest Size– 43 InchesWaist Size – 33 Inches

Biceps Size – 14 Inches

Career Journey:

Jersey Number
  • 10 (FC Barcelona)
  • 10 (Argentina)
Debut International- Argentina against Hungary (17 August 2007)

Club- FC Barcelona against Espanyol (16 October 2004)

Position Forward
Agent Guillermo Marin
Awards
  • The Best FIFA Men’s Player in 2019.
  • Four European Golden Shoe Awards.
  • Three times UEFA Goal of the season (2006-2016).
  • Won the gold medal in the 2008 Summer Olympics.
  • FIFA World Player of the Year in 2009, 2011.
  • Six times winner of La Liga Best player (2008-2015).
  • The world’s highest-paid athlete in 2019 (Forbes magazine).
  • 29 trophies with the Barcelona club.
Career Turning Point When he scored a hat-trick against Real Madrid and ended the match with a draw while playing for Barcelona in 2007.

Personal Life Of Player Messi:

Nickname Leo, La Pulga, Atomic Flea, La Pulga Atomica, Messidona
Nationality Argentine
Age (as in 2021) 34
Religion Roman Catholic
Hometown Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina
School Did not Attend
College Did not Attend
Educational Qualification None
Ethnicity Hispanic
Hobbies Playing video games, listening to music
Zodiac sign Cancer

Relationship Status:

Marital Status Married
Affairs Antonella Roccuzzo (Model and Dietician) (2007- 2017)
Marriage Date 30 June 2017

Family Details:

Wife Antonella Roccuzzo (Model and Dietician)
Children’s Daughter- N/A

Sons-

  • Thiago Messi Roccuzzo
  • Mateo Messi Roccuzzo
  • Ciro Messi Roccuzzo
Parents Father- Jorge Horacio Messi (Steel Factory Worker)

Mother- Celia Maria Cuccittini

Siblings Brothers-

  • Rodrigo Messi (Elder; Messi’s Business manager)
  • Matias Messi (Elder; Manager of Messi’s professional brands)

Sister- Maria Sol Messi (younger; social Media Influencer)

Favorite Things To Do:

Footballer Pablo Aimar
Food Salad, Escalope Milanese
Book E1 Martin Fierro by Jorge Luis BorgesF
Colour Red
Film Baby’s Day Out (1994)
Food habit Non- Vegetarian
Number 10

Style Quotient:

Cars Collection
  • Ferrari F430 Spider
  • Ferrari 335S Scaglietti Spider
  • Audi R8
  • Toyota Prius
  • Audi R8 GT
  • Audi Q7
  • Maserati Granturismo
  • Range Rover Velar
  • Mini Cooper S Cabriolet
  • Dodge Charger SRT8

Money Factor:

Net Worth $835 million (his buyout clause with FC Barcelona that commits him to Camp Nou through the 2020-21 season)
Salary / Income $80 million (as in 2018)

Fact About Lionel Messi

Messi has more than a million fans around the world. And these fans have an endless interest in knowing about his life. Reading this article will give you an idea of Messi. However, if anyone wants to know more details, they can check on Wikipedia.

  • Messi has diagnosed with a growth hormone deficiency only at the age of 10.
  • He developed a passion for the sport at an early age and at the age of four he joined the local football club “Grandoli”. His father trained him there.
  • He made his international debut against Hungary in 2005, but he only lasted 47 seconds. Because he was soon given a “red card”.
  • His career took a successful turn in 2007 that was the turning point of his life. Where he scored an incredible score for Barcelona against Real Madrid.
  • He was greatly affected by the death of his grandfather. As used in training and matches in his childhood. To pay homage to her, he celebrated all his goals and looked up at the sky.

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