Father– Georg Horcia Messi
Mother– Celia Maria Cucchitini
Wedding– June 30, 2017
Wife– Antonella Roccuzzo
Children– 2 sons
Religion – Roman Catholic
Profession – Footballer
Jersey Number – 10
About Lionel Messi
The name of Lionel Messi is also among those who gained fame in the football world at an early age. Messi is counted among the best players. When Argentina’s football player Messi lands, his juggling with football is worth watching. Despite suffering from a serious illness in childhood, Messi is ruling the football world today.
Lionel Messi was born in Rosario of Argentina on 24 June 1987. Born in a working-class family, Messi played good football since childhood. Messi’s father, George Messi, supported his son and inspired him to play football. Messi’s father used to be his coach as a child. The worst time for Messi and his family was when 11-year-old Lionel Messi suffered a growth hormone deficiency disease. Messi’s growth was stalling due to this disease, and the eyesight was also decreasing. At the time, Messi was given hormone therapy for treatment. Messi had to be injected on the legs for 3 consecutive years. During this time, the condition of Messi’s family had also worsened.
Lionel Messi’s career began in the year 2000 when he played for the Junior System Rank. Messi’s international career began in June 2004 and Messi played against Paraguay in the Under the 20s for Argentina. In 2006, Messi won both the Spanish League and the Champions League. Messi is an Argentinian football player, currently playing for the La Liga team Barcelona and Argentina.
Matches- 38, Goals – 43, Assists – 18
Matches – 33, Goals – 26, Assists – 16
Matches – 34, Goals – 37, Assists – 9
Matches – 36, Goals – 34, Assists – 12
Matches- 34, Goals – 36, Assists – 13
Matches – 22, Goals – 19, Assists – 12
Lionel Messi Achievements–
Barcelona holds the record for the most goals scored 453
Youngest 200 goalkeeper footballer in Spanish La Liga
Record of most goals 312 in La Liga
Entered in Guinness Book of World Records for 91 goals in 2012
Highest score in World Cup finals 2011, 2009, 2015
Players who won the FIFA World Cup Golden Ball in 2009, 2011
5 times European Golden Shoe Award
Fastest 100 UEFA Champions League goalscorers
Instagram Followers –
Argentinian soccer star Lionel Messi has 40 million followers on the Instagram photo-sharing social network.
Lionel Messi Net Worth: $400 Million
Salary: 4 crores EUR (2016)
Source of Wealth: Professional Soccer Player
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