Lionel Messi had joined a football club when he was 4 years old. He was coached by his father there. Messi gives a tribute to his grandmother after scoring by pointing his fingers in the air. He was greatly affected by her death.
Messi was diagnosed with a growth hormone deficiency at the age of 10. He made his first team debut on 16 November 2003 when he was 16 years old. Ronaldinho was very impressed when he saw Messi playing at the age of 16. Ronaldinho told his team mates that he will become even better than himself.
Messi holds passports for both Spain and Argentina but he elected to play for Argentina National Team. Messi debut in 2005 against Hungary but he came into the field for just 47 seconds because he was shown a Red Card.
Lionel Messi Biography
|Celebrated Full Name||Lionel Andrés Messi|
|Age||32 Years (2019)|
|Nickname(s)||Leo, Atomic Flea, La Pulga, La Pulga Atomica, Messidona|
|School||Did Not Attend Any|
|College/University||Did Not Attend Any|
|Debut||International- Argentina against Hungary On 17 August 2005
Club– FC Barcelona against Espanyol On 16 October 2004
|Awards, Achievements, Honours||
He has many other awards, honours and achievements to his name as well.
|Place Of Birth||Rosario, Argentina|
|Horoscope/Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Cancer|
|Mother||Celia María Cuccittini|
|Spouse||Antonella Roccuzzo, Model, Argentinian Model and Dietician|
Sons– Thiago Messi (Born; 2 November 2012),
Mateo (Born; 2015), Ciro (Born; 2018)
|Siblings||Brothers– Matias Messi, Rodrigo Messi
Sister– Maria Sol Messi
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Antonella Roccuzzo, Model, Argentinian Model and Dietician (2007-2017)|
|Favourite Footballer||Pablo Aimar|
|Current Team||FC Barcelona, Argentina National Football team|
|Height||1 Feet 9.5 Inch|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Cars Collection||Ferrari 335 S Scaglietti Spider, Audi Q7, Audi R8, Audi R8 GT, Mini Cooper S Cabriolet, Dodge Charger SRT8, Range Rover Velar, Ferrari F430 Spider, Maserati Granturismo MC Stradale, Toyota Prius|
|Salary||$90 million (2019) (approx.)|
|Net Worth||$840 million (approx.)|
|Social Media Accounts||Facebook Twitter Instagram|