Lionel Messi is an Argentine professional soccer player who plays as a forward for Football Club Barcelona. Lionel Messi is the only footballer to win five Ballon D’or award.
Lionel Messi Personal Life:
Full Name: Lionel Andres Messi
Nick Name: Little Magician
Date of Birth: 24 June 1987
Age: 29 years in 2016
Birth Place: Rosario, Argentina
Occupation: Professional Soccer/Football Player
Lionel Messi Height Weight Stats Girlfriend Retirement
Lionel Messi Height Weight
Lionel Messi Height: 5 ft 7 inch (1.7 m)
Lionel Messi Weight: 67 kg (150 lbs)
Lionel Messi Salary and Net Worth
Lionel Messi Salary: 36 million EUR
Lionel Messi Net Worth: : €200 Million
Lionel Messi retirement:
Lionel Messi announced his retirement from International football on June 27, 2016 after the Copa America final defeat against Chile. Lionel Messi and his Argentine team mates Javier Mascherano, Lucas Biglia, Ever Banega, Ezequiel Lavezzi and Angel Di María are also retiring according to the media reports in South America.
“This is a difficult moment. Tough to make analysis. I thought about it in the locker room and think national team career is over for me. This is not for me.” – Lionel Messi after losing the Copa America final. Messi was one of the penalty takers to missed in the shootout, followed by goal less draw.
Lionel Messi Girlfriend
Lionel Messi is living with his partner Antonella Roccuzzo. They have a son named Thiago Messi.
Lionel Messi Stats and Achievements:
Lionel Messi Argentina Stats: Lionel Messi had played 136 matches for Argentina before the retirement announcement. he had scored 71 goals in those matches.
Lionel Messi Barcelona Stats: Messi has scored 464 goals for Barcelona in the 563 competitive matches for the Club.
Lionel Messi Achievements:
- FIFA Ballon d’Or 2009 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015
- European Golden Shoe: 2010, 2012, 2013
- FIFA World Cup Golden Ball: 2014
- Top goalscorer in La Liga: 312 goals
- Top goalscorer in El Clásico: 21 goals
- Top goalscorer for club and country in a single year: 91 goals in 2012
- Most hattricks scored in the UEFA Champions League
- Argentina all time top goalscorer 55 goal