Argentine footballer Lionel Messi, originally Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini, was born on 24th of June 1987 in Rosario, Santa Fe Province. He is the son of Jorge Horácio Messi and Celia María Cuccittini. At a young age of eight, he joined the Newell’s Old Boys youth system. He was later on diagnosed with hormone deficiency, a condition that prevents his growth. To fully afford his medications, he joined La Masia soccer powerhouse FC Barcelona’s youth academy when he was 13 since the team covers his medical fees. He then moved to Spain and started to focus on his soccer career, becoming prominent in his new country while leading his team to series of championships. For over four times, he was named FIFA’s “Player of the Year”.
When asked about how he maintains a healthy and strong physique, he said that aside from playing soccer, he regularly finds time to workout. His workout routine usually consists of doing pillar skip, forward lunge, and multi-directional lunge.
Body Measurement (2014 – Age 27)
Height: 170 cm | 5 feet, 7 Inches
Weight: 67 kg | 148 lbs
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