Lionel Messi Net Worth Forbes and Salary 2017:
is an Argentine professional footballer. He was born on 24 June 1987, in Rosario, Argentina. Messi is known as one of the best player in the world and widely considered as one of the best players in history, alongside players like Diego Maradona and Pelé.
Lionel Messi: The Beginning of success:
Messi began his career playing for the Rosario club when he was six years old. He was diagnosed with a growth hormone deficiency when he was 11 years old, so he moved to Spain to play for FC Barcelona. He made his league debut against RCD Espanyol and scoring a goal in that match. He became the third youngest person ever to play on Barcelona.
Lionel Messi Personal Informations:
Lionel Messi Height: 5 feet 7 in (169 cm)
Lionel Messi Weight: 148 lbs (67 kg)
Lionel Messi quotes: I always thought I wanted to play professionally, and I always knew that to do that I’d have to make a lot of sacrifices. I made sacrifices by leaving Argentina, leaving my family to start a new life. I changed my friends, my people. Everything. But everything I did, I did for football, to achieve my dream.
With a salary of $46 million per year, as the highest paid soccer player in the world and his investments in multiples projects, Messi has a Net Worth of $280 million.
Family and relationship:
His paternal family originates from Ancona, Italian city. By the age of five, he started playing football for a local club, Grandoli, which was coached by his father. Messi has been dating Antonella Roccuzzo since 2008. He and Antonella have two sons, Mateo and Thiago. The couple planned their wedding on the summer.
Awards and nominations:
Ballon d’Or: 2009
FIFA World Player of the Year: 2009
FIFA Ballon d’Or: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015
IFFHS World’s Best Top Goalscorer: 2011, 2012
IFFHS World’s Best Playmaker: 2015, 2016
UEFA Club Footballer of the Year: 2009
UEFA Best Player in Europe: 2011, 2015
European Golden Shoe: 2010, 2012, 2013
Lionel Messi vs Real Sociedad Home HD 720p (15/04/2017) – English Commentary.