A Short Biography of Lionel Messi

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Lionel Andrés Messi, a.k.a. Lionel Messi is a professional football player from Argentina. He is widely regarded as the G.O.A.T. of football.

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DOB & Age

Born on 24 June, 1987, Lionel Messi is currently 35 years old.


Lionel Messi is the son of Jorge Messi and Celia Cuccittini.

Height & Weight

Lionel Messi is 5 feet, 7 inches (170 cm) tall and weighs around 159 pounds (72 kg).


In an interview, Messi said that he has a high school level of education. He didn't receive a college education.


Messi started playing football at a young age. He joined the local football club, Grandoli, when he was just 4 years old.

He signed his 1st professional contract on 4 February, 2004 & after a month, Messi made his debut for Barcelona B.

Messi played for FC Barcelona from 2003 to 2021, during which he appeared in 778 matches and scored 672 goals.

In 2021, he joined PSG & made his debut on 29 August, he has played 34 matches for PSG & Scored 26 Goals.


On 30 June, 2017, Lionel Messi married his longtime girlfriend Antonela Roccuzzo.


Lionel Messi is the father of 3 sons. Thiago Messi (2012), Mateo Messi (2015), and Ciro Messi (2018).

Net Worth

Lionel Messi is one of the richest footballers in the world and has a wealth of around $600 million.

Major Awards

7 Ballon d'Or Awards, 6 European Golden Shoes, 4 Onze d'Or Awards, 1 Olympic Gold Medal, & 6xBest FIFA Men's Player Awards

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