Father: His father’s name is Jorje Messi, a manager in the steel factory.
Mother: His mother’s name is Celia Cuccittini a magnet-manufacturing workshop.
Siblings: Lionel is the third of four children in his family. He has two brothers, named Matias and Rodrigo. His sister’s name is Maria. He also has two cousins - Maximiliano and Emanuel Biancucchi, they are professional footballers, too.
Wives and kids: In June 2017, he married his girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo. They already have two children – Thiago (2012) and Mateo (2015).
Sexual orientation: straight
Before Lionel started dating Antonella, he had some relationships. He dated Argentine models Macarena Lemos and Luciana Salazar. He met Antonella in 2008. He was twenty.
He earns not only from playing football, but also from promotions. His estimated net worth is 180 million dollars.
He lives with his family in a mansion in Barcelona, Spain.
He has a fascinating car collection, including Dodge, Maserati, and Ferrari etc.
Does he have any legal issues?
In 2016, he had to stay away from public and football, because he and his father were claimed to be involved in three counts of tax fraud. They got 21 month in jail, but they have to pay money instead and not to go to jail, due to Spanish law.
What tattoos does he have?
He has the name of his son, Tiago tattooed on his left leg; he has a map of his city Rosario, a clock, and a lotus flower.
What are his most popular records?
He is the only player with four FIFA Ballon d'Or awards and three European Golden Shoe awards. Additionally, he won the Golden Ball award twice and the European Golden Boy award once. The number of his goals and performances is impressive as well.
What does he do for charity?
In 2007, he opened Leo Messi Foundation, to help disadvantaged kids and teens. He also is a UNICEF goodwill ambassador since 2010. He fights mostly for children’s rights.