|Lionel Andres Messi
|Date of Birth
|24 June 1987
|Age (as in 2022)
|Celia Maria Cuccittini
|Argentine, Spanish & Italian
Lionel Andres Messi famously known as Leo Messi is a world-famous footballer. He is an Argentine footballer who currently plays for Paris Saint-Germain & is the captain of the Argentina football team. He has won the Ballon dOr a total of 6 times. That is a world record. He played in Barcelona from the beginning of his career until 2021 when he switched to Paris Saint Germain.
Early Life of Messi
Messi was born on June 24, 1987. He was born in Rosario, Santa Fe to Jorge Messi & Celia Cuccittini. Leo’s family loved football and he also became passionate about it. He joined a local club named Grandoli when he was just 4 years old. Then he switched to Newells’s Old Boys Club when he was six years old.
He scored a little below 500 goals & he was very good with skills. He had to be diagnosed with growth hormone deficiency. Later in 2000, he signed a deal with Barcelona football club. He was going through many issues at that time. He was very reserved and was not able to adjust to the team. He was also feeling homesick after shifting to Barcelona as he was staying only with his father.
Career of Leo
He joined Barcelona when he was 13 years old. He made his professional debut at the age of 17 in 2004. He established himself in the main squad of the team and became an important part of it. At the age of 22, after 5 years of starting his professional career, he won his first Ballon d’Or. He then went on winning 4 Ballons dOr in a row. He was the first player to do so. After that, he was left behind by none other than Cristiano Ronaldo.
He regains his form & won his 5th Ballon dOR in 2015. In 2019 he won his 6th Ballon dOr and this will remain a record for ages to come.He has also done miracles for his national team. He plays for the National football team of Argentina. He is the top scorer for the team. He is also the 2008 Olympic gold medal winner.
Lionel Messi Biography
Real Name: – Lionel Andres Messi
Profession: – Cricket Player
Father Name: – Jorge Messi
Mother Name: – Celia Maria Cuccittini
Wife Name: – Antonela Roccuzzo
Brothers: – Matias Messi & Rodrigo Messi
Date of Birth: – 24 June 1987
Age in 2022: – 35 Years
Place of Birth: – Rosario, Argentina
Nationality: – Argentine, Spanish & Italian
Weight: – 67 kg
Height: – 1.69 Meters
Personal Life of Messi
Messi & Antonela Roccuzzo has been in a relationship since 2008. Messi was friends with her when Messi was just 5 years old. He kept his relationship private for a year before going public in an interview.
Roccuzzo & Messi had 3 children. Messi is close with all his family members. He is also very close to his mother that’s why he had a tattoo of his mother’s face on his left arm.
Messi has been donating since 2004 to United Nations Children’s Fund. He is UNICEF’s goodwill ambassador since 2010. Messi also has his charitable trust. He has also donated to the establishment of a hospital.
Messi has once charged for tax evasion in 2013. He paid arrears of €5.1 million in 2013. Messi & his father both were guilty of tax evasion. They both were ordered to pay €1.7 million and €1.4 million in fines.