Personal Life and Early Life
Lionel Andrés Messi is an Argentine professional football player born on 24th June 1987 in Rosario, Argentina. His father, Jorge Horacio Messi was a factory steelworker and his mother, Celia Maria Cuccittini was a part-time cleaner. He has close to his two older brothers, Rodrigo and Matias, and a sister, Maria Sol. Messi joined the Rosario soccer club when he was just six years old and played for Newell’s Old Boys.
Messi has been with Antonella Roccuzzo ( Messi’s Wife), a fellow Rosario native, since 2008. They have known each other since they were five years old. They confirmed their relationship publicly in January 2009. Messi and Roccuzzo got married in Rosario in June 2007. The couple has three children: Thiago (born 2012), Mateo (born 2015), and Ciro (born 2018).
Lionel Messi Net Worth:
Lionel Messi’s Salary
$75 Million Per Year
|Net Worth:||$600 Million|
|Salary:||$75 Million Per Year|
|Date of Birth:||24th June 1985 (35 years)|
|Height:||5 ft 6 in (1.69 m)|
Lionel Messi is considered the best player in the world and widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, Messi has won a record seven Ballon d’Or awards, a record six European Golden Shoes, and in 2020 he was named in the Ballon d’Or Dream Team. He spent his entire professional football career with Barcelona until leaving the club in 2021, where he won a club-record 35 trophies, including ten La Liga titles, seven Copa del Rey titles, and four UEFA Champions Leagues.
Lionel Messi is a prolific goal scorer and creative playmaker, Messi holds the records for most goals in La Liga (474), a La Liga and European league season (50), most hat-tricks in La Liga (36) and the UEFA Champions League (8), and most assists in La Liga (192), a La Liga season (21) and the Copa América (17). He also holds the record for most international goals by a South American player (86). Messi has scored over 760 senior career goals for club and country and has the most goals by a player for a single club (Barcelona).
Lionel Messi Worth
Lionel Messi’s net worth is $600 million. Lionel Messi earned the majority of his net worth as a striker and winger for FC Barcelona. On August 10, Lionel moved from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain. Lionel Messi is likely the highest-paid soccer player in the world and definitely one of the highest-paid athletes in the world overall.
His earth-shattering 2017 contract with Barcelona gave Messi an average base annual salary of $168 million. He also earns roughly $40 million per year from endorsements, which meant under that contract he was making around $200 million per year.
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