Lionel Messi Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Career, Lifestyle & Net Worth:
Lionel Andres Messi Cuccittini popularly known as Lionel Messi was born in Rosario Argentina on 24 June 1987 to Jorge Messi, a steel factory manager, and his wife Celia Cuccittini
Lionel Messi is an Argentinian Citizen who is a professional football player. He can also play for Spanish national football team but decided to play for his birth country Argentina. Messi plays for the Spanish Football Club FC Barcelona as well as in the Argentine National football team in the Forward position.
He is 1.7m (5 Ft and 7 Inches) tall and has a fair complexion, his eyes and hair are dark browns in color. Messi is often mentioned as the best football player in the world. 1994 before he joined the club Barcelona he played for the Newell’s old boys till the year 2000 and then he left Newell’s to be in the club Barcelona in 2001.
Messi gained popularity among football lovers in mid-2000s (2003-2005). During the initial phase of his career, he went through a lot of struggling phases. In the year 2004, he signed a contract of eight years. After a year, he was signed to another contract of the senior team of Barcelona.
During the early years Messi was diagnosed with growth hormone deficiency and doctors told he can’t play football if treatment is not done on time and the Messi family was poor at that time and couldn’t spend $1500 a week for his treatment and FC Barcelona agreed to treat Messi and in return he has to play for them and immediately signed the professional contact after that he had broken more than 100 records and scored 600+ goals and currently the top scorer of laliga Copa America El Classico and Argentina national team . He is regarded as the greatest of all time by famous football legends like Pele Maradona Rooney and Ronaldihno once Pele said on Messi
“I would still stay with Messi. Scoring is important, no doubt, but if you do not have anyone to prepare, then the ball is not enough. For my team I prefer Messi.”
He is the third richest footballer on the earth with a net worth of $85 million and married to his longtime girlfriend Antonnela Roccuzzo and have 3 sons Thiago, matao, and Ciro He has also become a vocal children’s rights advocate and is using his skills to help others. His net worth is reflective of the time and dedication he has put into his craft