Lionel Messi is an Argentinian footballer who plays forward for the FC Barcelona club. Read the full article to know his net worth, age, salary, and height.
Messi also plays for the Argentinian national team. He showed great interest in soccer even when he was a child. He was quite smaller in size than his other fellows. However, his speed and skills in the game got him recruited to the Newell’s Old Boys club.
At age 13 the Argentinian player got the chance to get training in the FC Barcelona’s youth academy. He started his professional career with FC Barcelona in 2005. He scored his first goal and became the youngest player to do so for his team.
“Leo” also led the Argentina national team to win the under-20 football World. He garnered Barcelona with a lot of wins. His most notable performances came in the year 2009 when his team won the Champions League, La Liga, and Spanish Super Cup titles.
Messi was able to take home the FIFA “World Player of the Year” award in the same year. The soccer magician continued to develop his skills and became more quick and attacking than before. He became more fierce in the year 2012, where he scored five goals in a single match of the Champions League.
The soccer great Lionel Messi led his team to three finals including the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2015 and 2016 Copa América. He took the decision to retire from playing international soccer in 2016 but reversed his decision.
Luckily, Messi’s decision turned out to be a fruitful one for his team and fans. He led his team to earn third place in the 2019 Copa América. Messi has done a lot for his team and his fans adore him for his achievements in the game.
Details of Lionel Messi
|Full Name||Lionel Andrés Messi|
|Nickname||Atomic Flea, La Pulga, Messidona, Leo|
|Born||24 June 1987|
|Birthplace||Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina|
|Net Worth||$400 million|
|Father name||Jorge Messi|
|Mother name||Celia María Cuccittini|
Messi is 34. He is keen to play more football and take his career to new heights in the upcoming years.
Net Worth and Salary of Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi is among one of the highest-paid athletes. He has an estimated net worth of about $400 million and earns $41 million annually. He also has various endorsement deals with famous brands like Pepsi, Gillette, and Turkish Airlines.
The Argentine player has a reasonable height of 169 cm.
Lionel Messi got married to the love of his life Antonella Roccuzzo in 2017. Roccuzzo is a model by profession. They have a happy little family in which they share three cute sons together.
The famous Spanish footballer’s fans call him by several interesting nicknames like Atomic Flea, La Pulga, Messidona, and Leo.
Recent News about Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi is looking forward to seeing his former teammate Xavi perform well in the dugout as a Barcelona manager.
Xavi took control of the charge at the start of this month. However, things would be different for him now as his duty is changed now.