Messi has a sister, Maria Sol and two elder brothers, Matias and Rodrigo.
He started playing football from the age of five for the team Grandoli, which was coached by his father.
With 41.33 % votes he surged past Cristiano Ronaldo (27.76%) and Neymar (7.86%) votes.
He had also won the UEFA Best player in Europe Award in 2010-2011.
At the age of 24, Leo Messi became the all-time top scorer of the Barcelona team, in all the competitions that were held in the clubs.
By that time his phenomenal skill was noticed and he moved to Barcelona, where he started playing for the under 14, Barcelona FC team.
Messi delivered a terrific performance of 21 goals in 14 games and soared to a higher position in the team and at the age of 16, he made his official debut with the Barcelona FC friendly match.
At the same time, he also attended the elementary school at Las Heras in Rosario in his early years.
But later on, he did not pursue higher education as he was completely involved with soccer and decided to make his career with this game.His home is designed like a football stadium and is located just outside Barcelona He drives some of the most enviable cars, which include the Maserati Gran Turismo MC Stradale (0,000), Ferrari F430 Spyder and Audi R8 Spyder.Today Lionel Messi draws an annual salary of .68 million ( million average monthly).Messi scored his 400 senior career goal for his country and his club.He then went on to become the all-time leading goal scorer in the UEFA Champions League.He started playing in the FIFA World Cup since 2006. In the 2010, FIFA World CUP, Messi wore his jersey No.10 for the first time.