Lionel Messi net worth is around $400 million. Lionel Messi’s age is 30 years (in 2018) and height is 170 cm (5 feet and 7 inches). Lionel Messi’s wife is Antonella Roccuzzo. He earns $46milllion/year as salary. Thiago Messi is the eldest son of Lionel Messi.
|Real Name||Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini|
|Nickname||Leo, Atomic Flea, La Pulga Atomica, Messidona, La Pulga|
Lionel Messi Salary
According to Forbes, Lionel $50 Million plus bonuses for his efforts on the pitch. He does the endorsement for the brands like Adidas, Hawkers etc. Among the highest paid athletes in the world, he stands at the second position. He could be sandwiched between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor.
As per the calculations are done by Forbes, he has already earned $530 million (salary, bonus, and endorsements) since the start of his professional career. Lionel Messi’s brand value is estimated at around $13.5 million. Messi stands at 9th position in the world among athletes on our annual Forbes Fab 40 list of world’s most valuable sports brands.
Lionel Messi Net Worth
Lionel Messi’s net worth is $400 million. He is highest paid sportsperson compared to his peers and is the second highest paid athlete in the world after boxer Floyer Mayweather. He has permanent lifetime deal with Adidas company for the endorsement of the brand for which he is getting $12 million a year. He has contracted with FC Barcelona till 2020-2021 session which makes him get $33 million a year.
Lionel Messi Personal Info
|Height||170 cm (5 Feet 7 Inches)|
|Weight||68 Kg (149.91 Pounds)|
|Physique Measurements||Chest: 41 Inches
West: 32 Inches
Biceps: 12.5 Inches
|Age (in 2018)||30 Years|
|Date of Birth||24 June 1987|
|Hometown||Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina|
Lionel Messi House
Lionel Messi’s house is located at Bellamar which a small area but the prestigious and expensive place in Castelldefels, Barcelona. House in that area costs around $5-6 million, whereas great house costs lot more than that as well. This area has become one of the most expansive and luxuries neighborhoods in Catalonia because of Lionel Messi’s house is there.
Recently it was also a rumor that Lionel Messi is planning to make his house in the football shape as shown in the picture. Top view of the house looks like the pitch of the football. It also looks like that it makes the shape of the number 10. I am keeping below the video interview of the Spanish architect (Luis De Garrido) talking about the plans for the house and the significance of symbolism behind that design.
Lionel Messi Family
|Father||Jorge Horácio Messi|
|Mother||Celia María Cuccittini|
|Brothers||Rodrigo Messi, Matias Messi|
|Sister||Maria Sol Messi|
Girlfriends, Wife, Son
|Wedding Aniversary||30 June (Married in 2017)|
|Girlfriend||Antonella Roccuzzo (Model)|
|Children||Thiago (born 2012), Mateo (born 2015) and Ciro (born 2018)|
To celebrate the pregnancy of his partner he kept football under his shirt after Argentina’s victory again Ecuador by 4-0, on 2nd June 2012. Two weeks later he announced the same in an interview.
Lionel Messi Wife
Antonella Roccuzzo is Lionel Messi’s wife. She was born in Rosario (Messi’s hometown). She knows Messi since she was five years old. Messi regularly used to visit her home from a very young age. They made their relationship public in 2008. Once in 2007, Antonella’s friend died then at that time Lionel Messi flew back to Rosario to comfort her. This moment strengthened the bond between the couple.
Antonella Roccuzzo joined the university to get trained for a dentist. Later on, she switched to social communication. In November 2016, she posted on social media (Instagram) and revealed that she had signed a modeling contract with Argentine fashion label Ricky Sarkany.
Thiago Messi Lionel Messi
Thiago Messi is the elder child of Lionel Messi. Father-Son duo makes the cutest pair ever. Mesi publicly said that Thiago is a good boy and his younger son Mateo is a little terror. Both the sons are completely opposite in nature. Messi told that Thiago like cars and motorcycles a lot, he plays football also but he gets tired after playing for a little bit of time.
Lionel Messi also told about the close friend of Thiago, Benja, son of teammate Luis Suarez. Benja and Thiago are of the same age. Benja is crazy about football. He watches and plays football and he knows all the players of football.
Hobbies & Favourites
|Hobbies||Workout, Video Game, Music|
|Favorite Footballer||Pablo Aimer|
|Favorite Food||Asado, Dulce de leche|
Lionel Messi Tattoo
Football legend Lionel Messi was earlier afraid of the pain of getting tattoos on his body. So he asked his girlfriend (now wife) Antonella Roccuzzo to get the tattoo first. Then he got his first tattoo and after that, he didn’t stop. He has 7 tattoos on the body as of now and every tattoo has its own personal significance for him.
He has Mother’s portrait on his back, which shows his love for his mother. When Messi became a father for the first time, he got the tattoo of his son’s handprint on the calf of his left leg. He showed fatherly love once again by getting a tattoo on his leg on the name of his son “Thiago”.
The remaining portion of the leg, he covered with the tattoo of football and a sword. These things show his love and passion for the football game. Messi has a tattoo of the face of Jesus with a crown on his right arm. Lionel Messi has a tattoo of lotus and rose window also.
Lionel Messi Career
|Debut in Football||4 August 2004 in Hungary|
|Coach/Mentor||Pep Guardiola, Frank Rijkaard, Salvador Aparicio|
Lionel Messi Records
|2009–12, 2015||Most (FIFA) Ballons|
|2012||Guinness World Record as top goalscorer (91 goals) for club and country|
|2012||Top goalscorer in all club competitions (79 goals)|
|2012–13||Longest goalscoring run in a domestic league (21 matches, 33 goals)|
|2007-2017||Most appearances in the FIFPro World XI (11 times)|
Lionel Messi is the only player to have won more than one FIFA Club World Cup Golden Ball
Scoring a hat-trick Vs Real Madrid and made the match to draw in 2007, was a turning point in the life of Messi
Lionel Messi Jersey
Lionel Messi has developed himself an all-time great player of football. This creative person has won many matches with the team and as well as individual honor with UEFA Champions League, FIFA Club World Cup, Blaugrana- La Liga title. Lionel Messi’s Jersey with number 10 on its back with Barcelona written is one of the best selling jerseys.
Interesting Facts about Lionel Messi
- Messi’s father was a steel factory manager and his mother used to work in a magnet manufacturing workshop
- He joined local club named Grandoli at the age of 4 to learn football where he was coached by his father
- He was influenced by his maternal grandmother, Celia who used to be with him for the most of the time during training and matches
- He has played for Barcelona in his entire professional career
- He was greatly affected by his death before the age of 11
- He has been in a relationship with Antonella Roccuzzo since 2008 when he was 20 years old
- Messi and Antonella know each other since when Messi was 5 years old, she is the cousin of his best friend, Luas Scaglia (Football Player)
- He has a tattoo on his left shoulder which is the face of his mother Celia
- He maintains the close relationship with his friends and relatives at Rosario (his hometown).