Lionel Messi: Biography, Age, Height, Achievements, Family and Career Statistics

Get to know about Lionel Messi Biography, achievements, records, family and other career statistics. Also know about Messi records

As a great footballer for Argentina, Lionel Messi Cuccittini needs no introduction. Lionel is a forward for the Argentina national team and the Barcelona club. Due to his dual citizenship, he can play football for the United States and Spain. Many analysts and specialists see him as the best football player of all time. With his five Ballon d’Ors and 2009 FIFA World Player of the Year title, Lionel Messi is the most decorated player in football history.

Three goals in a row in El Clásico cemented Lionel’s place as a first-team regular for the first time in his career, which began in the 2006–2007 season. The Argentine forward Lionel Messi netted 14 times in 26 contests. In 2008-2009, Messi had his most successful season. With 38 goals being among his totals. He had 47 plans in 47 games for the league that season. Lionel Messi began representing Argentina in 2005. In the tournament’s final match against Nigeria, his team won 2-1. He captained the squad. Messi was also awarded the Golden Shoe for most goals and the Golden Ball for best player, in addition to the gold medal.

Lionel Messi Biography:


  1. Real Name: Lionel Andres Massi
  2. Other/Nickname: La Pulga, Leo Messi
  3. Profession: Football Player
  4. Position: Forward, 
  5. Best Performance: Barcelona 3-0 Bayern Munich (May 6, 2015)
  6. Lionel Messi Net Worth: 620 million US Dollars (Makes him the wealthiest Footballer ever)
  7. Lionel Messi Salary: $75 Million
  8. Instagram: @leomessi

Lionel Messi Physical Status:

  • Height: 5′ 7″
  • Weight: 80 kg
  • Body Measurements: Chest:40 inches, Waist:32 inches and Biceps:14 inches
  • Eye Colour: Black
  • Hair Colour: Black

Lionel Messi Personal Life:

  1. Date Of Birth: June 24, 1987
  2. Place Of Birth: Rosario, Argentina
  3. Nationality: Argentine
  4. Hometown: Warsaw, Poland
  5. School: Las Heras for Elementary School

Lionel Messi Family Statistics:

  • Marital Status: Married
  • Lionel Messi Wife: Antonella Roccuzzo (30 June 2017 – Present) 
  • Children: Thiago Messi, Mateo Messi, Ciro Messi
  • Parents: Father – Jorge Horacio Messi, Mother – Celia Cuccittini
  • Siblings: Rodrigo Messi, María Sol Messi 
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Other Hobbies: Playing football, Watching Movies, Video games, Watching TV series Swimming

Lionel Messi Career Statistics:

  • Debut Club: August 4, 2004, against Hungary
  • Debut International: On August 17, 2005, For Argentina Against Hungary
  • Current Team: Poland national football team, Bayern Munich
  • Shirt Number: 10

Lionel Messi Achievements:

  • Messi’s skill on the field has been recognized worldwide through the many awards, honors, and achievements he has received. Messi has won the very prestigious Ballon d’Or five times. He won in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2015.
  • Messi has won several awards for young player of the year. Some of these are World Soccer Young Player of the Year, FIFPro World Young Player of the Year and Copa America Young Player of the Tournament.
  • Messi won the European Golden Shoe award three times, in 2010, 2011, and 2012. In 2009 and 2011, he won two FIFA Club World Cup Golden Balls. In 2005, he was called the “Golden Boy of Europe.”
  • He was on the Argentine team that won the gold medal in football at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Some of the Lesser-Known Facts About Lionel Messi:

  • Lionel Messi is a Spanish citizen, but he was born in Italy. His father’s family comes from the city of Ancona in the Italian region of Marche.
  • He was born in Rosario, Argentina, the same city where Che Guevara was born.
  • Messi has his version of a goal called “Hand of God.” In a game against Recreativo de Huelva on October 4, 2006, he scored with his hand.
  • Since 2010, SportsPro has listed him as one of the most marketable athletes in the world.
  • Messi has scored four hat-tricks in the Champions League, which is the most of any player.
  • He is the only player to have won the FIFA Ballon d’Or and the European Golden Shoe four times. He also won twice the Golden Ball award and once the European Golden Boy award.
  • He has a tattoo of his mother’s face on his left shoulder.

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