Lionel Messi net worth: Argentine professional footballer who plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona, Lionel Messi has a net worth of $210 million.
A personality that has made hard-core fans in a number of millions worldwide, Lionel Messi is one person that need absolutely no introduction. Being the star of the football field as he is, Messi has become one of the greatest fopotballers of this era.
Born as Lionel Andres Messi Cuccittini on 24th June 1987, Messi now serves as a forward to Spanish club, FC Barcelona and leads the Argentinian national football team as a captain. Born to a middle class family, Messi has gathered himself to become one of the richest footballers in the world who earns in millions every year.
One of the finest footballers in the world, Messi has been a part of FC Barcelona for a long time now, starting from his childhood. He played in FC Barcelona as a junior from 2000 to 2003 before playing in the league in 2004 as a seventeen year old. Messi was the youngest player to play in La Liga when he debuted for the club, but this record was broken by Bojan Krkic in 2007.
With a head start to his successful professional career, Messi went on to mesmerize his audiences with his talents in many international games. He is one of the highest goal scorer as he has already scored 286 goals in international games since 2004.
Widely recognized for his aggressive plays, Messi has been enjoying his stardom with the accumulation of a number of awards that complements his brilliance in performance. With a salary of $44 million per year and with millions to add to the pile from his other endeavors, Messi has been playing as the second richest footballer in the world as of today. Winning titles for FC Barcelona and taking Argentinian team to the finals of FIFA World Cup 2014, Messi has made an impeccable impact to his fans that he is here to stay.
Lionel Messi has been endorsing major brands like Pepsi, Turkish Airways, EA Sports etc, which accumulate $20 million in Messi’s bank vault every year. A philanthropist by heart, this shining star is the founder of Lionel Messi Foundation and is also associated with UNICEF.
Messi fathers a son, Thiago whom he shares with his girlfriend, Antonella Roccuzzo. As of now, this star lives a fabulous life in his multi-million dollar houses in Spain and Argentina enjoying his net worth of $210 million.
Quick Facts about Lionel Messi
Full Name: Lionel Andres Messi Cuccittini
Profession: Professional footballer, philanthropist
Height: 5ft 7 in
Weight: 67 kg
Date of Birth: June 24th, 1987
Place of Birth: Rosario, Argentina
Marital status: In a relationship with Antonella Roccuzzo
Astrological sign: Cancer