Lionel Messi Net Worth

Lionel Messi is a professional footballer from Argentina. He is considered to be one of the best football players of all time. He has been named the best player of the year by FIFA 5 times. He won the prestigious FIFA Ballon d’Or award in 2009, 2010,2011,2012 and 2015. Lionel Messi started his football career in Argentina. However, he had some health problems and his parents could not afford the treatment. At that time, the Lionel Messi net worth was not that much.

Lionel Messi Net Worth 2017
Lionel Messi Net Worth

At that time, Barcelona FC, which is one of the biggest football clubs in Europe, came to know about Messi. They realized that this little boy had immense potential and he could one day become one of the best football players in the world. Barcelona FC took the responsibility and paid for the treatment of Messi. During that time, Messi played for the academy of Barcelona FC. He proved himself as one of the best young players of Barcelona FC. Due to his amazing performance, he was inducted into the first team of Barcelona FC at the age of 16. On one hand Messi was making headlines in Spain, and on the other hand he was leading the Argentina Under 20 team to victory in the World Cup. Such was the talent of Lionel Messi. At that time, the Lionel Messi net worth started to grow at an incredible pace.

Lionel Messi Net Worth 2017
Lionel Messi Net Worth

Messi continued to win the hearts of the management at Barcelona FC, and the fans of Barcelona FC, by continuing to play amazing football. It wasn’t long till he became the best player in the world. He won his first Fifa Ballon’dOr award in the year 2009. After that Messi did not look back and won the award 4 more times. Today in 2017, Lionel Messi net worth is one of the highest in the world of sport and he is regarded as the greatest football player by many of his fans. Messi still has few years of football left in him. And it would be really interesting to see how he makes the most of his coming years and what new heights he reaches.

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