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Celebrity Name:Lionel Messi
Real Name:Lionel Andres Messi
Gender:Male
Age:34 years old
Date Of Birth:24 June, 1987
Birth Place:Rosario, Argentina
Marital Status:Married
Profession:Footballer
Net Worth in 2022:$600 Million

Lionel Messi Net Worth

Lionel Messi is a Professional footballer who plays for Argentina’s national team and  Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain. Lionel Messi is one of the greatest footballers of all time and one of the highest-paid athletes. Messi has won six European Golden Shoes and seven Ballon d’Or awards. 

Lionel Messi net worth is $600 million. Messi has scored 672 goals in 778 games for Barcelona. Messi’s average base salary is $170 million per year and he earns $40-50 million per year from brand endorsements which means he earns around $200 million per year. He has earned over $1.3 billion in his career from all sources.

Early Life

Messi was born on 24 June 1987 in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina, to Jorge Horacio Messi and Celia Maria Cuccittini. His father was a factory steel worker and his mother was a part-time cleaner.  Jorge and Celia have four children: Rodrigo, Matias, Maria Sol, and Lionel. At the age of 6, Messi joined the Rosario soccer club and played for Newell’s Old Boys. When he was 10 years old he was diagnosed with a growth hormone deficiency, and his father couldn’t afford medical treatment for him. Messi was enrolled in the Royal Spanish Football Federation.

Career

After completing his growth hormone treatment, he became a part of the “Baby Dream Team” where he scored 36 goals in 30 games for Cadetes A. At the age of 17, made his debut for FC Barcelona and became the third youngest player ever. He was the youngest player to score for Barcelona. In 17 league games, he scored 6 goals. In 2006, he became the youngest player to play for Argentina and score in the FIFA World Cup. In 2006, he scored a hat trick against Real Madrid, which made him the first player since Ivan Zamorano to do so in the El Clasico. He won his first Ballon d’Or in 2009. He was an Olympic gold medalist in 2008. 

He was the captain of FC Barcelona. He won the Golden Ball in 2014. In 2016, he retired but he revised his decision Nd led Argentina to the qualifiers. In 2019, they finished third in Copa America. 

Lionel Messi has won 7 Ballon d’Or.

He founded of Lionel Messi foundation in 2007. Since 2010, He is the Goodwill Ambassador of UNICEF. 

Personal Life

Messi has been dating Antonella Roccuzzo since 2008. They confirmed their romance publicly in 2009. They have known each other since they were five years old. The couple has three children Thiago, Matero, and Ciro. Messi is very close to his mother. When he was a kid he was emotionally attached to his grandmother. On his left shoulder, he has a tattoo of his mother’s face. 

Awards and Achievements

He was Argentine Footballer of the Year in 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020, 2021. 

La Liga Best Player in 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2014–15.

Laureus World Sportsman of the Year in 2020. 

Pichichi Trophy: 2009-10, 2011–12, 2012-13, 2016–17, 2017-18, 2018–19, 2019–20, 2020–21.

FIFA Club World Cup Golden Ball in 2009 and 2011.

Ballon d’Or/FIFA Ballon d’Or: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2019, 2021.

The Best FIFA Men’s Player in 2019.

Earnings

To date, he has earned around $400 million from endorsements and $900 million in salaries. He makes around $200 million per year. Messi net worth is $600 million. 

 Messi has been sponsored by Adidas since 2006. In 2017, he signed a contract with FC Barcelona that paid a base salary of $168 million. In 2021, His initial contract with Paris Saint-Germain was a two-year deal that worked out to $75 million per year before taxes. In 2009, Messi purchased a  $2 million home in Pedralbes. In 2019, he purchased a condominium in Miami for $5 million. 

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