Date of birth June 24, 1987

Day: Wednesday

Age 33 years and 7 months
Place of birth Rosario, Argentina
Full name Lionel Andrés Messi
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Profession Soccer Player
Residence Barcelona Mansion
Religion Christianity (Roman Catholic)
Language Spanish
Ethnicity Hispanic
Nationality Argentina


Date of BirthJune 24, 1987

Day: Wednesday
Age33 Years and 7 Months
Place of BirthRosario, Argentina
Full NameLionel Andrés Messi
Zodiac SignCancer
ProfessionSoccer Player
ResidenceBarcelona Mansion
ReligionChristianity (Roman Catholic)

Educational Details

Education/ Qualification Not significant


Narayanganj school

Las Heras  Elementary school

College/ University Did not attend

Physical Characteristics

Height 5 feet 7 inches or 1.69 meters
Weight 68 kg or 160 pounds


Biceps 12 inches
Waist 32 inches
Chest 40 inches
Hair Color Dark brown
Eye Color Dark brown

Family information

Father Jorge Horacio Messi, a worker in a steel factory
Mother Celia Maria Cuccittini
Siblings Brother: Rodrigo Messi, Messi’s Business Manager

Matias, Messi’s Professional Brand Manager

Sister: Maria Sol Messi

Wife Antonella Roccuzzo, a famous Dietician, and Model



Children Sons

Thiago Messi Roccuzzo

Mateo Messi Roccuzzo

Cero Messi Roccuzzo

Style Quotient

Cars Collection • Ferrari 335S Scaglietti Spider

• Ferrari F430 Spider

• Maserati Granturismo

• Audi Q7

• Audi R8

• Audi R8 GT

• Mini Cooper S Cabriolet

• Dodge Charger SRT8

• Range Rover Velar

• Toyota Prius


Favorite Things

Footballer Pablo Aimer
Color Red
Book El Martin Fierro by Jorge Luis Borges
Food Salad, Escalope Milanese
Film Baby’s Day out, a film released in 1994

If you are a football lover you might be aware of Lionel Messi- a famous Argentinian Footballer. Not only a footballer, but he is also the world’s richest player. Lionel Messi net worth in 2021 is 400 million dollars and this earns him the title of the richest player.

This keen pass distributor has earned the victory in Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). From 2009 to 2012 and in 2015, Messi remained the world player due to his continuous success in FIFA and goal-scoring records. People truly love the way how he dribbles the ball past opponents.

Quick Facts about Lionel Messi

  • Richest argentine Soccer Player is widely known as the world’s best footballer in history
  • His passion for playing soccer urged him to move to Spain at age of 13 where he played the soccer
  • He signed his first contract with Barcelona on a paper napkin
  • His maternal grandmother was his childhood inspiration and she trained him for football
  • He served on a tea stall to bear the expenses of his football training
  • At age of 16 years, he played for FC Barcelona
  • Unfortunately, Messi was diagnosed with idiopathic short stature- a growth hormone disorder GHD. At that time his height was 4 feet and 2 inches
  • He gained an increase in 17-inches in height after receiving medical treatment
  • Now his height is 5 feet and 7 inches, which is average for an Argentinian male
  • He scored 91 goals in 2012
  • In a tax fraud scandal, Messi and his father Jorge Horacio Messi was sentenced to 21 months in prison
  • Messi paid a fine of 2 million dollars and his father was ordered to pay 1.5 million dollars
  • In 2017, he got married to his cousin and his longtime girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo

Details about Soccer Career

In the early childhood, he signed for FC Barcelona and played for it for many years. In 2005, Messi appear as the youngest player who played for the franchise and put himself in the record book for scoring a goal. In the same year, he propelled his Argentina National Team over Nigeria in the under-20 World Cup.

He got the “World Player of the Year” honor/Ballon d’Or award in FIFA 2009. That was the year when Messi while playing for Barcelona earned a couple of winning titles including Champions League, and Spanish Super Cup rewards. So, he steered FC Barcelona to a wealth of success at a very young age.

His soccer wizard continued to improve and he utilized innovative ways to elude the defenders. In the next section, we have list listed his main achievements

List of Records and Achievements

Although, the list of achievements and records made by this brilliant player is very long. We have just mentioned some main records and awards of Messi.

Major Records

  • Most UEFA Best Player in Europe Awards
  • Youngest FIFA award winner
  • Top goal scorer in La Liga and FIFA Club World Cup
  • Most hat-tricks score
  • Won FIFA Club World Cup Golden Ball award more than one time and hence hit the record
  • Top-goal scorer of Argentina
  • Top scorer in 5 UEFA Champions League Seasons

Notable Awards and Achievements

  • The Best FIFA Men’s Player In 2019 FC Barcelona
  • Winner Ballon d’Or in 2019, 2015, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009
  • UEFA Best Player in Europe FC Barcelona in 2015, 2011 and 2009
  • European Golden Boot in 2010, 2012, 2013, 2017 and 2018
  • FIFA world cup Winner in 2009, 2011 and 2015
  • La Liga Best Player in 2008 to 2009, 2009 to 2010, 2010 to 2011, 2011 to 2012, 2012 to 2013, 2014 to 2015
  • Olympic Medalist of Argentina Olympic Team
  • FIFA World Cup Final Most Valuable Player in 2009 and 2011

Barcelona Contract of Messi

The Barcelona Contract is the one that Lionel Messi had signed in 2017. It is going to expire in the year 2021. This contract had created a hype among his fans. According to this contract, 167.5 million dollars are fixed as his annual earning. The main perk of Messi’s contract or release clause is that it is worth 670 million dollars or €700 million. This further makes him the highest-paid athlete.

Lionel Messi’s Net worth

According to Forbes, Messi has bypassed Ronaldo and LeBron James in terms of his net worth. His net worth is £309 million ($400m) and this is why he is considered as the richest athlete in the world.


“There’s nothing more satisfying than seeing a happy and smiling child. I always help in any way I can, even if it’s just by signing an autograph. A child’s smile is worth more than all the money in the world.”

“The day you think there is no improvements to be made is a sad one for any player.”

“You have to fight to reach your dream. You have to sacrifice and work hard for it.”