Lionel Messi Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics


Born Name

Lionel Andrés Messi

Nick Name

La Pulga

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Sun Sign


Born Place

Rosario, Argentina




Lionel has not much educational experience as he has been playing football since childhood and at such a low age, he achieved much fame.


Football Player


  • Father – Jorge Horácio Messi (factory steel worker)
  • Mother – Celia María Cuccittini (part-time cleaner)
  • Siblings – Rodrigo (Older Brother), Matías (Older Brother), María Sol (Sister)


His agent is Guillermo Marin.




5 ft 6½ in or 169 cm


68 kg or 160 pounds

Girlfriend / Spouse

Messi dated –

  1. Macarena Lemos (2006-2008) – Rumor. Lemos is an Argentinean adult / glamour model, who received fame after dating Messi in 2006. They first met in the city of Rosario. Their relation was stated by
  2. Antonella Roccuzzo (2007-Present) – She is also from Rosario. They are dating since 2007. Antonella was born in January 1991. They first met at Lucas Scaglia’s place (one of Messi’s closest friends) and now, the couple has 3 children, named Thiago (b. November 2, 2012), Mateo (b. 2015), and Ciro (b. 2018).
  3. Luciana Salazar (2008) – Adult model, Salazar was rumored to have had a fling with Lionel in 2008.
  4. Anna Weber (2011) – Polish model was rumored to be dating Messi in 2011.
Lionel Messi girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo
Lionel Messi and Antonella Roccuzzo

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (Hispanic and Caucasian)

He has Italian, Catalan, and Spanish ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Shirt Number




Distinctive Features

  • Rosarino accent
  • Short stature
  • Wears number 10 shirt for FC Barcelona and Argentina

Sexual Orientation


Shoe Size

10 (US)

Lionel Messi

Brand Endorsements

Adidas, Audemars Piguet, Cherry, Dolce & Gabbana, PepsiCo, Ooredoo, Herbalife, EA Sports.


Roman Catholicism

Best Known For

Quick, balanced and a stylish runner with the football.


Messi’s ball skills, balance while running, leg-eye coordination are awesome. He is also very difficult to be tackled when he is running with the ball.


He tries to finish the move by scoring a goal himself without looking for any teammate very often.

First Film

He has not done any theatrical film.

First TV Show

In 2005, Lionel appeared in La noche del 10 (now closed) in season 1 and episode number 3 as a guest. This show was hosted by Diego Maradona.

Personal Trainer

Messi has two different approaches for the workouts which deal with thrust, speed, and movement in various directions. Read out more regarding her training and diet plan.

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Lionel Messi Facts

  1. By the age of five, he started playing football for a local club, Grandoli, which was coached by his father.
  2. His paternal family originates from Ancona, Italian city.
  3. Messi was diagnosed with a growth hormone deficiency, at the age of 11.
  4. Carles Rexach (sporting director of FC Barcelona) offered Messi a contract (after successful completion of trials) written on a napkin as he was having no paper in hand.
  5. Lionel Messi is the first football player in the history to win four FIFA/Ballons d’Or and that too consecutively.
  6. At 25, he also became the youngest player to score 200 La Liga goals.
  7. He won UEFA Best Player in Europe Award in the 2010-2011 session.
  8. He has appeared in EA’s FIFA video game in 2013.
  9. He also runs a charity, named, Leo Messi Foundation, which he founded in 2007. This charity is responsible for education and health care of children.
  10. In 2010, he was made Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF.
  11. In 2011 and 2012, he has been mentioned in TIME magazine in the world’s most influential people list.
  12. After Argentina lost the final match to Chile on June 26, 2016, Messi announced his retirement. But, later, he changed his mind and represented his team in the 2018 World Cup held in Russia.
  13. Diego Maradona has declared Messi as his successor.
  14. Leo’s favorite music styles are listed as Samba and Cumbi.
  15. Visit his official website @ OR
  16. Join Messi on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. He is not on Twitter.

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  1. I like messi bcz i learned alot from him.. .but i love more myself and my game….Alert I m a good football player in Pakistan but here is no future…. call and get me outside here then u will see my talent n game.. TRUST and Step is the key to get diamonds

  2. “Weakness

    He tries to finish the the move by scoring a goal himself without looking for any teammate very often.”

    Are you kidding me? Last time i checked, Messi doesn’t play selfish and has many, many assists.

  3. sir lionel andres messi is god of football
    he does not play for himself he palys for his country and Barcelona
    he is the best player in world

  4. hi messi i am omor khoiom from Bangladesh.i am a r u?hope you are well .i am your most nearest fan.and love you so fb id name is omor khoiom.or search 01753084865.Please add me.

  5. Umm….this is so wrong when it says he trys to run with the ball and finish the move himself instead of looking for a team mate..this just describe ronaldo not messi this page should be updated

  6. i am happy he change the way people think about football, i don’t have the words to describe him.
    i am trying to be just like him, even the way i play now, it’s just like him. i watch the way he passes the ball and the way he plays and also dribbling skills and train hard.
    he inspired a lot of people.


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