Lionel Messi Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Affairs & More
|Real Name||Lionel Andrés Messi|
|Nickname||Leo, Atomic Flea, La Pulga, La Pulga Atomica, Messidona|
|Profession||Argentine Professional Footballer|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 67 kg
in Pounds- 148 lbs
|Body Measurements||– Chest: 40 Inches
– Waist: 32 Inches
– Biceps: 12 Inches
|Professional Debut||4 August, 2004 against Hungary|
|Coach/Mentor||Salvador Aparicio, Frank Rijkaard, Pep Guardiola|
|Records (main ones)||• Youngest two-time and three-time FIFA Ballon d’Or winner (23 and 24 years old).
• Most UEFA Best Player in Europe awards (2009, 2011, 2015).
• Most La Liga Best Player awards, six times (2009-2013, 2015).
• Top goalscorer for country and club in a calendar year (91 goals in 2012)
• Top goalscorer in La Liga (312 goals).
• Top goalscorer in the FIFA Club World Cup (shared with Luis Suárez and César Delgado).
• Most hat-tricks scored in a La Liga season (8 in 2011-2012, shared with Cristiano Ronaldo).
• Only player to score consecutively against all opposition teams in La Liga (19 matches, 30 goals in 2012–13).
• Only player to have won FIFA Club World Cup Golden Ball more than one.
• In 2013, became the youngest player to score 200 goals in La Liga.
• Only top-scorer in five UEFA Champions League seasons (2008–09 to 2011–12, 2014–15).
• Record of most hat-tricks in the UEFA Champions League, five times.
• Youngest player to make 100 appearances in the UEFA Champions League: 28 years, 84 days in 2015).
• All time top-goalscorer of Argentina.
|Career Turning Point||In 2007, he scored a hat-trick vs Real Madrid and ended the match with a draw while playing for Barcelona.|
|Date of Birth||24 June 1987|
|Age (as in 2016)||29 Years|
|Birth Place||Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Cancer|
|Hometown||Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina|
|Family||Father- Jorge Horácio Messi
Mother- Celia María Cuccittini
Brothers- Matias Messi, Rodrigo Messi
Sister- Maria Sol Messi
|Hobbies||Workout, Video Game, Music|
|Controversies||• In 2013, he was investigated for his suspected tax evasion.
• In 2016, his name appeared in the Panama Papers Data Leak.
|Favourite Footballer||Pablo Aimar|
|Favourite Food||Salad, Escalope Milanese|
|Favourite Book||El Martin Fierro by Jorge Luis Borges|
|Favourite Film||Baby’s Day Out|
|Girls, Family & More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Antonella Roccuzzo, Model (engaged since 2008-present)|
Son- Thiago Messi (Born November 2, 2012)
|Salary||$1 million/game (approximately)|
|Net Worth||$350 million|