Born on June 24, 1987, 30 years old Lionel Messi is a heart throb of every girl through out the world. The young football player’s playing style is enjoyed and loved by everyone watching him.
We are here with the personal details of the star football player:
Messi was born in a town of Rosario, Santa Fe Province to Jorge Messi and Celia Cuccittini. He spent his childhood with three siblings two elder brothers Rodrigo and Matias, and a sister, Maria Sol. When He was five years of age he started playing football for the Grandoli and was coached by his father.
At the age of 11, he was diagnosed for growth hormone deficiency and none offered him help for the treatment but after a long struggle sporting director of FC Barcelona come for his help and paid his bill and after this Messi was enrolled at the Barcelona’s youth academy.
- In 2000, Messi started playing for the junior system ranks. and within few days he became only player to play for five different teams.
- He made his first goal against Albacete on May 01, 2005.
- In September 2005, He became spanish citizen which marked his entry on Championship League.
- February 27, 2007 Messi played his 100th match for Barcelona against Valencia CF. In which he scored 6 goals. In total league he made 16 goals and assisted 13 times in all competitions.
- In 2009 he won his first Copa del Rey and also helped win La Liga and finally the Champions League.He ended this season with 38 goals and 18 assists record.
- In 2010 he became first Barcelona player to score back-to-back hat-tricks in La Liga. He ended 2010 with 47 goals and 11 assists in all competitions.
- In the March of 2013, Lionel Messi won 19th consecutive La Liga game,and become the first footballer in history to score in consecutive matches against every team in the league.
- In 2015, He gave a brilliant performance along with his fellow team mates Luis Suárez, and Neymar and with them he managed to score a total of 122 goals in all matches of the particular season that he played. and with this he set a record in Spanish football. He alone managed to score 58 goals.
After the loss of Argentina to Chile in the final of Copa América Centenario on 26 June 2016. He announced his retirement. but later he reversed his decision to retire and will be playing Argentina’s 2018 World Cup campaign.
- In 2007 Messi founded the Leo Messi Foundation, to support education and health care of children
- He joined UNICEF and became goodwill ambassador for UNICEF in 2010 to support child education.
- In 2013 Messi donated €600,000 to Victor J Vilela Children’s Hospital for treating children whose parents cannot afford their medical epenses.
Roger Federer is world’s top highest paid footballer and his net worth is $280 million dollars.
- Also Known As: Lionel Andrés
- Famous as: Football Player
- Nationality: Argentine
- Birth Date: June 24, 1987
- Age: 30 Years
- Height: 1.70 m
- Born in: Rosario, Argentina
- father: Jorge Messi
- mother: Celia María Cuccittini
- siblings: Matias Messi, Maria Sol Messi, Rodrigo Messi
- Spouse/Partner: Antonella Roccuzzo (m. 2017)
- children: Thiago Messi, Mateo Messi