Lionel Andres Messi was born on 24 June 1987 in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina.
He is a professional football of Argentine nationality who currently plies his trade with the French Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain; he is also the Argentine national team captain.
Messi is regarded by many connoisseurs of football as one of the greatest players of all time. He has a record of seven Ballon d’Or and six European Golden Boot awards.
He spent the great part of his professional career with Catalan giants Barcelona Football Club, where he won a total of 35 trophies, including ten Spanish League titles.
Lionel moved to Spain from Argentina at age 13. He made his professional debut at 17 years in October 2004. He is married with three children.
In March 2010, Messi was appointed as UNICEF goodwill ambassador.
Lionel Messi Siblings: Matias Messi, Maria Sol Messi, Rodrigo Messi
Matias Messi, Maria Sol Messi, and Rodrigo Messi are Messi’s siblings
Rodrigo Messi is the oldest of Messi’s siblings. He is a 41-year-old millionaire who runs his own sports agency.
Matias Messi is responsible for the running of Messi’s charity foundation, called “Leo Messi Foundation”. He was sentenced to two years imprisonment in August 2018 for illegal possession of a firearm.
Maria Sol is the only girl in the Messi family. She is 28 years old and a fashion designer. Maria has worked with Virginia Hilfiger, sister of Tommy Hilfiger.