Short introduction about Lionel Messi
Who don,t know about Lionel Messi? Lionel Messi is a football player. Many people recognized him as the best and greatest football player for all time. Messi is an Argentine footballer also plays for football club Barcelona.
His position to play is forward and he always scores like a machine.
He loves to break large and old records.
Although he was born in a poor family of Argentina yet he is one of the rich athletes in the world.
Introduce with his family:
Messi,s parent name is Jorge Horacio Messi (Father) and Celia Maria Cuccittini (Mother).
He has two older brothers they are Rodrigo Messi and Matia Messi also has a younger sister named Maria Sol Messi.
Lionel Messi married Antonella Roccuzzo on 30 June 2017. He has three sons, their name are Thiago Messi, Mateo Messi, Ciro Messi
The net worth of Lionel Messi ($480 million):
Messi’s net worth is now $480 million and he is the richest football player.
According to deal with football club Barcelona 2017, his base annual salary was 40 million Euro but now his salary is $80 million.
According to the contract, his release clause is 700 million euros.
He also earns money from endorsement deals with various companies such as Qatar airways, Lays, Adidas.
This income makes him more marketable and rich.
Before he earned money from endorsement deals that were $23 million but now his average earning is $30 million in this source in a year.
Although Messi,s base salary is $80 million in a year his all over income $122 million in a year.
His bonus earning is about $12 million per year.
Messi earns 8.5 million Euro per month (reports Sports Business FR).
Short statistics of Lionel Messi:
He has played 856 matches and scored 697 goals with 289 assists.
All-time in the club:
He has played 718 matches for football club Barcelona and scored 627 goals with 247 assists.
In la Liga:
He has player 474 la Liga matches and scored 438 goals with 174 assists.
In UEFA champion league:
He has played 141 matches and scored 114 goals with 33 assists.
He has played 103 matches and scored 75 goals with 40 assists.
He has played 138 matches and scored 70 with 42 assists.
Achievement of Lionel Messi:
I just list the major achievements of Lionel Messi.
He is a 6 times Ballon D,or(2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2019) and 6 times golden shoe Winner(2009–10, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2018–19).
He also wins 36 major trophies in his football career.
For Barcelona (34 Trophies)
He got 10 trophies in la liga(2004–05, 2005–06, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2012–13, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2017–18, 2018–19)
6 trophies in Copa del-ray(2008–09, 2011–12, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18)
8 trophies in Spanish super copa(2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2016, 2018)
4 trophies in UEFA Champion league(2005–06, 2008–09, 2010–11, 2014–15)
3 trophies in UEFA Super Cup(2009, 2011, 2015)
3 trophies in FIFA Club World Cup(2009, 2011, 2015)
He won FIFA U-20 World cup 2005 and Summer Olympics trophy 2008 for Argentina U-23 team.
Major individual achievement of Lionel Messi:
He got Golden ball in 2014 FIFA World cup also got Copa America golden ball 2015.
Messi is the highest goal scorer in Spanish la Liga and second-highest goal scorer in the UEFA champion league (Cristiano Ronaldo is the highest goal scorer in the UEFA champion league).
Messi is the highest goal scorer in El Classico even the highest number of assist.
He is the first footballer to score 5 goals in one match.
He is the first player who scored 2 goals before 20 minutes.
91 goals scored in a calendar year. It is the most difficult record Messi has done.
The most hat-trick in la Liga (36) and UEFA champion league (8).