|June 24, 1987
|Lionel Messi age
|36 YEARS OLD
Lionel Messi, the renowned soccer player from Argentina, has built an extraordinary empire, evidenced by his estimated net worth of $130 million in 2024. Widely regarded as one of the greatest soccer players of all time, Messi has not only captured the hearts of millions with his exceptional skills and unparalleled talent on the field, but also his shrewd business acumen off the pitch. From lucrative endorsement deals to successful business ventures, Messi has continually expanded his financial portfolio while maintaining his status as a sports icon. With his impressive net worth, Lionel Messi's name will likely be forever linked with wealth and success in the world of soccer.
Star soccer forward who gained world fame while playing with FC Barcelona and as captain of Argentina's national team. He won the Ballon d'Or four straight years from 2009 to 2012 and he received the Golden Ball Award after leading the Argentinian national team to the World Cup Championship game in 2014.
He was diagnosed with a growth hormone deficiency when he was 11 years old and his local club, River Plate, did not want to pay to treat it, so he moved to Spain to play for FC Barcelona.
When he was 25, he became the youngest player in history to score 200 goals in La Liga and in March 2012, he became the first player in Champions League history to score five goals in a single match.
Many pundits began calling him the next Pele after he won the 2009 UEFA Super Cup with Barcelona.