Lionel Messi

Born 24 June, 1987 ( 37 years old) in Rosario, Argentina .

What is the zodiac sign of Lionel Messi ?
According to the birthday of Lionel Messi the astrological sign is Cancer .

Lionel Messi's Height is 169 cm. ( 5 ft 6 ins).

Currently, Lionel Messi is married.

Occupation: football player, athlete.

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December 27, 2020

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Biography


Lionel Messi is one of the greatest players in modern football and the best footballer of all time. His tenacity, as well as his unique ability to overcome the protection of opponents will forever remain in the memory of fans of the game of millions. He has many titles and titles, but Messi himself claims that individual awards are in second place for him, the main thing is the success of the team.


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Childhood and youth


The future footballer was born on June 24, 1987 in the Argentine city of Rosario. He grew up with two older brothers Matthias and Rodrigo, as well as his sister Maria Sol. Jorge Horacio, Lionel's father, worked at a local steelworks and in his spare time coached the youth soccer team, while Celia Maria's mother worked in the service industry.

The grandmother was engaged in the upbringing of the young talent. She brought little Lionel to the Grandoli amateur club when he was 5 years old and convinced the whole family that the boy would become a talented football player, firmly stating that the child has a gift that other children do not have. In the future, he will not forget the support of his beloved grandmother Celia, dedicating all his goals to her alone.

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Already in his school years, Messi's main passion was football. The guy played for the Newells Old Boys club. At the age of 11, Lionel began to have problems with growth hormone, its lack could lead to a complete halt in the development of the body, which would mean the collapse of the entire sports biography. Parents had to spend $ 900 each month to pay for treatment. Thanks to the efforts of his family, his health did not suffer. Today, the striker is 170 cm tall and weighs 72 kg.

Soon the talented guy was noticed by the scouts of the Barcelona football club and Lionel was invited to Europe.


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Football


In 2000, the Argentinian moved to Spain and started playing in the youth squad of the Catalan Barcelona. In the first match, Lionel made poker, scoring 4 goals, and over the next 30 games managed to send 37 goals to the opponents' goal.

3 years later he made his professional football debut in a friendly against the Portuguese club Porto.

Messi scored his first goal against Albacete in 2005, becoming the youngest player in the history of the Catalan club to hit an opponent in the main Spanish championship.

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The best performance during the athlete's career was recorded in 2012, when the striker managed to hit the goal of his opponents 50 times in the matches of Examples. In the 2011/2012 season, the forward who scored a double against Betis scored 86th goal in 66 games, breaking the 40-year record of German striker Gerd Müller.

Many will call the period from 2010 to 2012 the best of Lionel Messi's career, as he becomes the first footballer in the world to receive 4 FIFA Ballon d'Or. In terms of the number of these awards, the Argentine competed with another great football player of our time, Cristiano Ronaldo. The striker's income reached € 20 million, and the filmmakers made him the main character of the documentary.

As part of the Argentinean team, Messi played at the 2008 Summer Olympics in China. In the Celestial Empire, he won the tournament, becoming the Olympic champion.

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At the 2010 World Cup, he reached the quarterfinals with the national team, where the Argentines suffered a crushing defeat from the Germans with a score of 0: 4. Then Messi was one step away from the most important football trophy on the planet.

In the national team, Messi achieved impressive results: in total, the striker brought the team a large number of goals in international competitions: 68 in 136 matches. In 2010, while playing with Greece, Lionel received the captain's armband, thereby becoming the youngest national team captain in the history of Argentine football.

In 2016, in the America's Cup final, which was held in the USA, the team lost in a penalty shootout to the Chile national team - 2: 4, and Messi was unable to convert a shot from the 11-meter mark.

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On November 25, 2017, Messi extended his contract with Barcelona until 2021. The compensation amount was € 700 million.

Despite an ardent retirement announcement, Messi came to Russia for the 2018 World Cup. Argentina's national team played in a draw with Iceland (1: 1) and lost to the Croats (0: 3). The match with Nigeria put everything on the line - reaching the eighth or an inglorious return home. Everyone was expecting a goal from the leader of the “white-blue”, and this happened in the 14th minute of the meeting. After winning Nigeria, Argentina advanced to the 1/8 finals.

On June 30, 2018, the French national team “buried” the Argentine national team. The match ended 4: 3 in favor of the French, Messi and the team went home.


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Personal life


The first official girlfriend of the famous football player is considered to be Argentine Macarena Lemos, with whom Lionel began dating at the age of 19. But Messi's passion for football soon put an end to this relationship.

In 2006, Messi began an affair with another compatriot, model and Playboy star Luisiana Salazar. But this romance did not last long.

Lionel was made happy by his longtime acquaintance Antonella Roccuzzo, who became his wife. The footballer met her in early childhood, they lived in the same city, and Messi often played football with her brothers. In 2009, the guy admitted to reporters that he has a girlfriend with whom he is happy in his personal life.

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On November 2, 2012, Rocuzzo and Messi had a son, Thiago. And in April 2015, the famous football player confirmed that their family will soon be replenished again. Soon there were two children: the couple had a son, Mateo.

On June 30, 2017, Lionel Messi married Antonella Roccuzzo. Their wedding took place in the city of Rosario. The event was luxurious - it was held with increased security measures, as the celebration was attended by 250 guests, among whom were world football stars and other celebrities. In October 2017, the couple announced that they were expecting a baby.

In March 2018, Messi and his wife had a third son, who was named Chiro. Family photos of the athlete often appear on his Instagram page.

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In memory of his childhood years, when Messi had to fight for his own health, today the footballer is involved in charity work. His foundation raises funds to help sick Argentine children who need expensive medical treatment. There are also adolescents with growth hormone deficiency among the organization's wards.

In 2016, Lionel and his father were accused of tax evasion. The forward was fined € 2 million, and Jorge Messi - € 1.5 million, while the father still had to spend 21 months in prison. But the athlete managed, through the creation of an offshore company, to hide the income that aroused suspicion among the tax authorities. The charges were dropped from the football player. In favor of Messi, the fact that he did not refuse to play in charity matches played.


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Lionel Messi now


Today Messi remains in the ranks of Barcelona. For 14 years, he has already signed 8 contracts with the Catalan club. In 2019, Lionel won The Best-2019 from FIFA. The Argentinean is the highest paid footballer in the world, the athlete's fee is € 71 million excluding taxes.

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Lionel now has special conditions for cooperation at Barça: on June 30 each year, he has the right to terminate the contract without consequences. The club is expected to offer the striker a lifetime contract in 2022.


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Awards and titles


FC Barcelona

2004/05, 2005/06, 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2012/13, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2017/18, 2018/19 - champion of Spain 2008/09, 2011/12, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18 - Spanish Cup winner 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2016, 2018 - Spanish Super Cup winner

Argentina squad

2008 - Olympic champion 2014 - World Championship silver medalist 2007, 2015, 2016 - America's Cup silver medalist

Personal

2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017 - the best player of the year in Argentina 2009 - winner of the Ballon d'Or according to France Football 2009 - FIFA player of the year 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015 - Winner of the FIFA Golden Ball 2019 - Winner of The Best FIFA Men's Player


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Net Worth


Lionel Messi 's estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & many more details have been updated below.

Let's check, How Rich is Lionel Messi in 2020 ?

 

Lionel Messi Net Worth 2021

Lionel Messi 's revenue is $ 1.6M in 2021. It is an approximate forecast of how rich is Lionel Messi and could vary in the range between $ 834.2K - $ 1M.

Year Estimation
December 2021 $ 43.3K - $ 123.8K
November 2021 $ 54.3K - $ 142K
October 2021 $ 74.3K - $ 85.4K
September 2021 $ 65.1K - $ 147.8K
August 2021 $65K - $100.7K
July 2021 $60.9K - $135.2K
June 2021 $45.6K - $156.1K
May 2021 $52.7K - $122.8K
April 2021 $78.7K - $153.9K
March 2021 $73.5K - $120.7K
February 2021 $68.8K - $84.5K
January 2021 $56.1K - $107.8K

 

Lionel Messi Net Worth 2020

Lionel Messi 's revenue is $1.2M in 2020. It is an approximate forecast of how rich is Lionel Messi and could vary in the range between $544.1K - $1.4M.

Year Estimation
December 2020 $72.4K - $152.8K
November 2020 $81.6K - $113.3K
October 2020 $55.6K - $107.2K
September 2020 $77.7K - $160.1K
August 2020 $62.6K - $107.3K
July 2020 $77K - $147.1K
June 2020 $81.4K - $122.1K
May 2020 $76.6K - $157.4K
April 2020 $74.9K - $110.7K
March 2020 $71.2K - $143.2K
February 2020 $52.8K - $129.2K
January 2020 $75.2K - $148.3K

 

Lionel Messi Net Worth 2019

Lionel Messi 's revenue is $1.9M in 2019. It is an approximate forecast of how rich is Lionel Messi and could vary in the range between $915.6K - $1.9M.

Year Estimation
December 2019 $72.1K - $130.7K
November 2019 $53K - $126.7K
October 2019 $42.7K - $118.7K
September 2019 $44.3K - $100.4K
August 2019 $56.5K - $117.9K
July 2019 $55.7K - $165.7K
June 2019 $80.6K - $134.6K
May 2019 $48.3K - $124.1K
April 2019 $70.9K - $112.6K
March 2019 $42.4K - $101.9K
February 2019 $65.3K - $100.6K
January 2019 $71.1K - $148.1K

 

Lionel Messi Net Worth 2018

Lionel Messi 's revenue is $1.3M in 2018. It is an approximate forecast of how rich is Lionel Messi and could vary in the range between $954.3K - $1.5M.

Year Estimation
December 2018 $62.6K - $136K
November 2018 $57.5K - $84.1K
October 2018 $44.3K - $101.9K
September 2018 $74.6K - $120.9K
August 2018 $70.8K - $130.8K
July 2018 $80.9K - $108.8K
June 2018 $78.3K - $101.4K
May 2018 $52.4K - $127.6K
April 2018 $65.5K - $131K
March 2018 $53.4K - $87.8K
February 2018 $71.6K - $143.7K
January 2018 $61.8K - $90.2K

 

Lionel Messi Net Worth 2017

Lionel Messi 's revenue is $1.8M in 2017. It is an approximate forecast of how rich is Lionel Messi and could vary in the range between $974.8K - $1.9M.

Year Estimation
December 2017 $74.7K - $151.5K
November 2017 $59.6K - $163.3K
October 2017 $67.6K - $125.4K
September 2017 $68.4K - $127K
August 2017 $69.2K - $153.4K
July 2017 $56.1K - $84.3K
June 2017 $77.9K - $145.8K
May 2017 $72.3K - $124.9K
April 2017 $68.7K - $156.2K
March 2017 $59.3K - $119.6K
February 2017 $66.9K - $113K
January 2017 $73.9K - $111.9K

 

Lionel Messi Net Worth 2016

Lionel Messi 's revenue is $1.3M in 2016. It is an approximate forecast of how rich is Lionel Messi and could vary in the range between $788.2K - $1.9M.

Year Estimation
December 2016 $73.3K - $161.5K
November 2016 $45.5K - $132.8K
October 2016 $81K - $92.1K
September 2016 $81.1K - $144K
August 2016 $81.1K - $112.2K
July 2016 $78K - $150.8K
June 2016 $62.5K - $93.6K
May 2016 $58.7K - $148.7K
April 2016 $66.1K - $131.1K
March 2016 $80.2K - $161.6K
February 2016 $74.7K - $111.2K
January 2016 $77.1K - $117.6K

 

Lionel Messi Net Worth 2015

Lionel Messi 's revenue is $1.9M in 2015. It is an approximate forecast of how rich is Lionel Messi and could vary in the range between $895.8K - $1.3M.

Year Estimation
December 2015 $60K - $122.9K
November 2015 $67.2K - $95.5K
October 2015 $50.5K - $99.1K
September 2015 $82.1K - $101K
August 2015 $71.6K - $123.6K
July 2015 $64.6K - $116.2K
June 2015 $44.3K - $139.7K
May 2015 $57.7K - $112.2K
April 2015 $74.5K - $106.3K
March 2015 $54.2K - $128.1K
February 2015 $45.3K - $129.9K
January 2015 $72.1K - $108K

 

It is an overall forecast for the net worth of Lionel Messi. The evaluation covers the latest 5 years and an approximation for next year. See above to learn how much money does Lionel Messi makes a year.

The range above shows an estimation based on evaluation generated by public information about sponsorships or other sources found on the internet. It's summarized data from Lionel Messi's projects existing in AidWiki's repository. It's an approximation of the revenue compiled by AidWiki and may not correspond with the real amount.