Facts of Lionel Messi
|Date of Birth :|
|Age :||36 years old|
|Family Name :||Messi|
|Birth Country :||Argentina|
|Birth Sign :||Gemini|
|Height :||5 Feet 7 Inch|
|Birth Name||Lionel Andrés Messi|
|Mother||Celia Maria Cuccittini|
|Father||Jorge Horacio Messi|
|Working For||FC Barcelona|
|Salary||20 million EUR|
|Weight in KG||67 kg|
|Famous for||Football player|
|Married to||Antonella Roccuzzo|
No any introduction is needed for this personality. He is widely known and recognized person as the generation's one of the top footballers in the world who plays as a forward in Club side Barcelona and in the Argentina National Football Team wearing jersey number 10. He has been awarded with several awards and is known for his fabulous shots of goals. He is also known as playmaker and is very skilled in dribbling and shooting the goal shots. His goals has led the team to win several of the matches.
He is currently married to wife Antonella Roccuzzo and shares three children with her: Thiago Messi, Mateo Messi, and Ciro Messi. and has been a father of a child from the relationship. He is planning to get married. Prior to this relation, he had affair with two women. There are no rumors available on him regarding the women but the news about his injury is on the news. The rumors on his transfers come sometimes in the news which always seems to be false. He is very loyal to Barcelona club as it was the club which helped him recover from the disease and has been playing from the club ever since.
Early Life and Career
Lionel Messi was born Lionel Andrés "Leo" Messi Cuccittini on June 24, 1987, in Rosario. He is the third son of Jorge Messi, a steel factory manager, and Celia Cuccittini, who worked in a magnet manufacturing workshop.
Messi is interested in football since his childhood days, he used to play with his older brothers, Rodrigo and Matías, and his cousins, Maximiliano and Emanuel Biancucchi who are professional footballers.
He joined local club Grandoli at the age of 4 and gets trained by his father. Later he m played for Newell’s Old Boys and the team lost just a single match in the next four years. They were known as ‘The Machine of '87’.
When he was 11, he was diagnosed with a growth hormone deficiency because of which he was not offered help by the local clubs, who were not willing to pay for his treatment.
However, later Carles Rexach, the sporting director of FC Barcelona, came to his aid and he promised to offer help only if the latter moved to Spain. Messi was enrolled at the Barcelona’s youth academy.
Lionel Messi Affairs
First Affair with Macarena Lemos
She was from his hometown. He says, she was introduced to him by his father. The two had dated for a year and so and broke up.
Second Affair with Luciana Salazar
He has been linked to her for a short time which some reports to be a true relationship and some as a rumor.
Third Affair with Antonella Roccuzzo
She is from Argentina and they are dating ever since they met. They have a child together. They are living happily and are planning on marriage.