Full Name - Lionel Andrés Mess
Date of birth - June 24, 1987
Place of birth - Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina
Nickname - La Pulga
Profession - Soccer Player
Nationality - Argentine
Height - 5 ft 7 inch 1.70m
Position - Forward
Weight - 68 kg (160 lbs)
Hair Color - Dark Brown
Eye Color - Dark Brown
Shoe Size - 10 US
School - Las Heras for Elementary School
father's Name - Jorge Messi
Moter's Name - Celia Cuccittini
Brother - Rodrigo Messi, Matias Messi
Sister - Maria Sol Messi
Wife - Antonella Roccuzzo (2007)
Son - Thiago Messi Roccuzzo, Mateo Messi Roccuzzo, Ciro Messi Roccuzzo
Lionel Messi Cuccittini is a famous Argentine footballer. He was born on 24th June 1987 in Rosario, Argentina to Jorge Lorenzo Márquez Pedrosa.
Lionel plays for Argentina national team and Barcelona as a forward. He also own Spanish nationality, meaning he can also play for Spanish football team.
He is massively recognized by many critics and experts as the leading football player of the era.
Lionel Messi has five Ballon d’Or awards and also awarded with FIFA World Player of the year 2009.
Lionel Messi started football at a very young age and his talent was rapidly observed by Barcelona. He left Old Newell’s Boys’ youth team in the year 2000 and settled with his family in Europe to play for Barcelona.
They afterward moved towards Spain as Barcelona provided treatment for his growth hormonal insufficiency.
Records Held by Messi .....
1. Most goals in a calendar year: In 2012, Messi scored 91 goals in 69 games, breaking the previous record of 85 goals set by Gerd Muller in 1972.
2. Most goals scored in a single season in Europe’s top five leagues: In the 2011-2012 season, Messi scored 73 goals in all competitions for Barcelona, breaking the previous record of 67 goals set by Cristiano Ronaldo in the 2013-2014 season.
3. Most goals scored in a single Champions League season: In the 2011-2012 season, Messi scored 14 goals in the Champions League, breaking the previous record of 12 goals set by Ruud van Nistelrooy in the 2002-2003 season.
4. Most goals scored in a single La Liga season: In the 2011-2012 season, Messi scored 50 goals in La Liga, breaking the previous record of 38 goals set by Cristiano Ronaldo in the 2010-2011 season.
5. Most Ballon d’Or awards: Messi has won the Ballon d’Or award a record six times, which is given annually to the best male soccer player in the world. He has also been nominated for the award a record 11 times.
Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina