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Who is Lionel Messi’s Wife, Bio, Age, Parents, Net Worth 2022, Height

Who is Lionel Messi’s Wife, Bio, Age, Parents, Net Worth 2022, Height

Facts of Lionel Messi

Full Name:Lionel Messi
Birth Date:June 24, 1987
Age:37 years
Profession:Football Player
Height: 5 feet 7 inches (1.70m)
WifeAntonella Roccuzzo
MarriedAntonella Roccuzzo (2017)
Net Worth$600 million
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDark brown
Birth PlaceRosario
GrandparentsAntonio Cuccittini, Celia Oliveira Cuccittini, Eusebio Messi, and Rosa Maria Pérez.
CousinMaximiliano and Emanuel Biancucchi
EthnicityMixed (Spanish-Italian)
EducationEscuela Primaria N° 66 "Gral. Las Heras
FatherJorge Messi
MotherCelia María Cuccittini
SiblingsMatias Messi, Rodrigo Messi, and Maria Sol Messi
KidsThiago Messi, Mateo Messi, and Ciro Messi Roccuzzo
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Argentine professional footballer, Lionel Messi is regarded as one of the best players in the world in football history. 

Where is Lionel Messi from?

Lionel Messi is originally from Rosario, Argentina. He entered this world as Lionel Andrés Messi on 24th June 1987. As of 2021, he is 34 while his horoscope is Cancer. He is the son of Celia María Cuccittini (mother) and Jorge Messi (father). His father worked as a steel factory manager while his mother worked in a magnet manufacturing workshop. His maternal grandparents are Antonio Cuccittini and Celia Oliveira Cuccittini while his parental grandparents are Eusebio Messi and Rosa Maria Pérez.

Lionel Messi with his mother
Caption: Lionel Messi with his mother (Photo: The Mirror)

He grew up with two brothers, Matias Messi and Rodrigo Messi while his sister is Maria Sol Messi who is a social media star. Both of his cousins Maximiliano and Emanuel Biancucchi are football players based in Argentina. At the age of 11 years old, he was diagnosed with a growth hormone deficiency. By nationality, Lionel is Argentine while he belongs to a mixed ethnical background (Spanish-Italian).

Where did Lionel Messi go to College?

Lionel finished his education at Escuela Primaria N° 66 “Gral. Las Heras” in Rosario, Argentina. After that, he went to attend some prestigious college but he is yet to share the actual information regarding his education with the media.

How much is Lionel Messi’s Net Worth & Salary?

Lionel Messi has an estimated net worth of around $600 million as of 2022. He has been able to earn this hefty amount through his successful football player as he earns around $75 million as his annual salary. Recently, he has signed a two years contract with Paris Saint-Germain that works out to $75 million per year before taxes, roughly around $40 million after taxes.

Besides, Messi earns a good amount through advertisements and sponsorships of fashion & sports brands and companies. Messi earns around $40 million every year from several endorsements. As a philanthropist, he a sum of €600,000 for the restoration of a children’s hospital. So, there is no doubt Messi lives a lavish and fulfilling lifestyle with his wife and other family members.

House & Car Collection

Lionel has bought various houses in several places of the world. Messi owns a lavish house in Miami which is a Porsche design condo tower. He bought another house in Barcelona for $7 million. Currently, he is residing at a luxurious mansion in Bellamar which he bought in 2009 at $1.7 million and he spent $6 million to renovate it. His lavish mansion features a swimming pool, a mini-garden, a playground, and an outdoor dining area.

Lionel Messi posing with his car
Caption: Lionel Messi posing with his car (Photo: GoMechanic)

Messi is fond of expensive cars. His car collection includes Ferrari 335 S Scaglietti Spider, Ferrari F430 Spider, Maserati Granturismo MC Stradale, Mini Cooper S Cabriolet, Pagani Zonda, Audi R8 V10, LEXUS RX, Cadillac Escalade, Mercedes SLS AMG, Range Rover Vogue, Range Rover Sport, and 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8.

Are Lionel Messi and his wife still together?

Yes, Lionel and his lovely wife, Antonella Roccuzzo are still together. They met each other for the first time in their hometown through a mutual friend, Lucas Scaglia. Antonelle is the cousin of Lucas. During their first met, Messi was just nine years old while his wife was less than that. The couple confirmed their romance publicly in January 2009 and since then, they have been inseparable.

Lionel Messi with his wife, Antonella Roccuzzo
Caption: Lionel Messi with his wife, Antonella Roccuzzo (Photo: Football Espana)

After several years of being in a relationship with Roccuzzo, the couple finally exchanged the wedding vows on 30th June 2017 at Hotel City Center in Rosario. Antonella is Messi’s first love so there is no information regarding his past relationships and he is free of rumors ad controversies at the moment.

Does Lionel Messi have a Son?

Lionel has welcomed three sons with his beautiful wife. His first son, Thiago Messi was born on 2nd November 2012, his second son, Mateo Messi was born on 11th September 2015 while his third son, Ciro Messi Roccuzzo was born on 10th March 2018.

Lionel Messi with his sons
Caption: Lionel Messi with his sons (Photo: Pinterest)

Lionel has a special bond with all of his three sons as he can be often seen spending quality time with his sons. He puts them above anything and loves all of them to the dearest.

What is Lionel Messi’s Height?

Lionel stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall while his body weight is 65kg. His biceps size, chest size, and waist size are 12 inches, 40 inches, and 32 inches respectively. Lionel’s hair and eyes are dark brown in color.

Football Career of Lionel Messi

  • Messi joined the Rosario soccer club when he was just six years old and started to play football with the club.
  • He made his league debut against RCD Espanyol at the age of 17 years old.
  • He became the third-youngest person ever to play on FC Barcelona during that time.
  • In the year 2021, he left the club, Barcelona and joined the Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain as their forward.
Lionel Messi, Argentine professional footballer
Caption: Lionel Messi, Argentine professional footballer (Photo: Britannica)
  • Apart from his football career, Messi is also involved in charity works.
  • He founded the Leo Messi Foundation in the year 2007.
  • His foundation helps to access education and health care for vulnerable children.
  • In the year 2010, he became the goodwill ambassador for UNICEF.

Awards & Achievements of Lionel Messi

  • Messi has won several prestigious awards and honors throughout his career.
  • To date, he has recorded six Ballon d’Or awards.
  • He has received a record of six European Golden Shoes.
  • In the year 2020, Messi was named to the Ballon d’Or Dream Team.
  • With the football club, Barcelona, he won a club-record 35 trophies.
Lionel Messi posing with his award
Caption: Lionel Messi posing with his award (Photo: Chicago Tribune)
  • Currently, he holds records for most goals in La Liga (474), the UEFA Champions League (8), the Copa América (17), and so on.
  • Also, he holds the record of 79 goals for most international goals by a South American male.
  • Altogether, Messi has scored 750 senior career goals for club and country.

FAQ of Lionel Messi

What is the profession of Lionel Messi?

Lionel is an Argentine professional footballer by profession.

Which player is best Messi or Ronaldo?

Both of them are equally qualified to be the best player.

Who has more trophies, Messi or Ronaldo?

Both of the player has the same trophy and are equally qualified.