His father was a factory steel worker and his mother a cleaner. Lionel messi of argentina celebrates after he scored for his team against bosnia herzegovina during the 2014 fifa world cup 15 june 2014 maracana stadium rio de janeiro brazil.
His father was a factory steel worker and his mother was employed as a part time cleaner.
Lionel messi parents biography. He began playing from an early age and his talent was soon apparent. Lionel messi was born to jorge messi and celia cuccittini in rosario santa fe province. Lionel andrés messi cuccittini was born in the city of rosario in argentina.
Domestically he starred for spain s fc barcelona leading the club to numerous championships. He and antonella have sons named mateo thiago and ciro. His mother is celia maria cuccittini a part time cleaner and his father is jorge horacio messi a factory steel worker.
He married antonella roccuzzo in 2017. Similarly celia was a worker in a magnet manufacturing workshop. He has won the fifa ballon d or 6 times four of them consecutively and a 2008 olympic gold medal winner with the argentina olympic football team.
In addition jorge was a manager in one of the steel factories. Download biography s lionel messi fact card lionel messi s contract and salary in 2017 messi signed a new contract with fc barcelona through the 2020 21 season when he ll be 34 years old. Lionel messi is known to be an introvert as well as a reserved individual.
Lionel messi is an argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for spanish club fc barcelona and the argentina national team. Short biography lionel messi lionel messi was born 24 june 1987 in rosario argentina to a working class family. Messi has two older brothers rodrigo and matias and a sister maria sol.
He was named the fifa world player of the year on five occasions. He has three siblings two elder brothers rodrigo and matias and a sister maria sol. Sports illustrated lionel messi family personal life.
His paternal family originates from the italian city of ancona from which his ancestor angelo messi emigrated to argentina in 1883. He was born to father jorge messi and mother celia cuccittini. Lionel messi argentine born football soccer player who is one of the greatest goal scorers in the sport s history.
Maria matias and rodrigo. He grew up in argentina with his parents jorge and celia and his siblings.