Lionel Messi is a professional football player from Argentina. He was born on the 24th day of June, 1987. His complete name is Lionel Andres Messi. He is seen as the greatest player of all time.
Messi plays as a forward for and captains both Major League Soccer club Inter Miami CF and the Argentina national team. He is a seven-time Ballon d’Or winner.
Early Life/Career Journey
Messi discovered his talent at a very early age, at 13 years old, he and his family moved to Barcelona where he began playing for FC Barcelona’s U14 team and the club sponsored his treatment for growth hormone deficiency. Messi made his first senior appearance for the club at the age of 17 because of his ever-growing skills. 17 years with the side, he helped the Spanish football giants to win 10 La Liga titles, four Champions League crowns and seven Copa del Rey trophies, he was also awarded the ‘’Top Goal-Scorer’’.
In 2021, Messi left the team for French club Paris Saint-Germain(PSG), where he joined superstars; Kylian Mbappe and Neymar. He helped PSG win the League 1 title in each of his two seasons with the team. In 2023, Messi Joined Inter Miami of Major League Soccer. He is being awarded as the player of the Year 2023.
Messi is happily married with three kids: Thiago, Mateo and Ciro. His father Jorge has a big influence in helping him make business decisions while his eldest brother takes care of the public relations aspect of his business as well as arranging his daily schedule.
Messi’s mother and his other brother Matias runs the Leo Messi Foundation.
Lionel Messi has a net worth of $650 million