Football players are known for having big houses. Well, Lionel Messi’s house is huge, it has a football pitch, multi-car garage, playground for kids, and a lot of room for his dog to run around. Barcelona and Argentine forward Lionel Messi is arguably the best football player to walk the face of the earth. Below is a look at Lionel Messi’s lifestyle, his collections of cars, and his majestic mansion.
Before we touch Messi’s house details, here is a bit about his marriage to Antonela Roccuzzo
The Argentine is married to his long childhood lover Antonela Roccuzzo, who he met when he was five years old, while they got married in 2017 in a luxury hotel at Rosario city center hotel complex. Roccuzzo is an enthusiastic fashionista and modeling and a graduate of nutrition and dietetics; I guess that helps our superstar Messi stay in shape.
Antonela is now a business owner with some other partners, she owns a footwear brand and other exquisite accessories.
The couples have three sons together, Thiago was born in 2012, while Mateo was born in 2015, and the couples welcome their third son Ciro after they got married in 2018.
Lionel Messi’s house is a reflection of his Weekly wages
- Big salary means big spending.
Lionel Messi is one of the top earners in football, with his current contract reportedly worth over $610,000 per week at Barcelona with an endorsement from some of the biggest brands such as Adidas, Pepsi, Hauwei, Gatorade Gillette, and Turkish Airlines to mention a few; Forbes estimates his endorsement to be around $35 million in 2019, and rumors as it that he has a large investment in real estate in France, Argentina, and Spain.
Forbes ranks Messi as the fourth highest-earning athletes with an estimated $127 million in 2019, making him the highest-earning footballer with an estimated net worth of $400 million, according to Forbes.
How much did Lionel Messi pay for his house?
The Argentine, Lionel Messi owns a luxurious mansion, with an architectural masterpiece and tastefully furnishes. He bought the house in 2009 for a reported fee of $2 million and had to spend millions of dollars to renovate.
Where does Lionel Messi currently live?
The 32-year-old player’s mansion is located in Castelldefels, an expensive and affluence suburb area in Barcelona that overlooks the Mediterranean coast. The three-story mansion has a large terrace and a large window that allows sunlight into the room.
A mini pitch for when you want a quick match with the boys, or for watching the boy run around
Its interior has a high ceiling with a milky color with a dark brown wall color made from wood, with a beige shade color floor, it has a very modern kitchen with a fitness room which the player uses to keep in shape.
Can you fly over Lionel Messi’s home?
The area of the mansion is said to be a ‘no-fly’ zone for aircraft with reasons stated as environmental reason, so Messi enjoys the luxury of not dealing with noisy airplane engines when he sleeps at night.
The interior is a classy, simple yet stylish design, its garden also accommodate a large terrace which can comfortably entertain the family for relaxation; for outside family barbeque events, it has an alcove accompanied with a fireplace plus an outside dining area, Let’s not forget its king-size swimming pool.
How Messi’s home was designed to look like a football pitch
World-renowned architect Luis De Garrido is rumored to be the designer of another world-class mansion for the five-time Ballon D’or winner, the house is said to behave a football field design. A perfectly designed building that blends perfectly into its environment with its surrounding spots a football grass on the roof.
An aerial view of the one-zero-echo mansion depicts the number ‘10’; the house is evenly divided into six identical parts, with the partition, made from light stones, while its terrace is made from wood. It has a front lawn and with a huge Olympic swimming pool lined with marble; the house is said to have a lot of undisclosed technical features.
Messi’s car collections
Lionel Messi’s cars show a bit about Messi’s personality. He likes them at top performance and we have a video of his cars below. Check it out.
For a player of Messi’s stature, he can afford just about any car, and he does have an enviable collection of cars that is reportedly worth more than 3.5 million dollars. A quick glance at what his garage looks like.
List of Messi’s cars
Audi R8 Spyder.
A two-seater sports car an all-wheel car drive, and uses a damper and spring suspension combination, worth over 100,000 pounds.
Maserati Gran Turismo S.
The Maserati Gran Turismo is a 6-speed sequential semi-automatic transmission, the car is capable of 0-60mph in 4.8 seconds; the car is a spacious, which makes is special, unlike a typical sports car.
Audi R8 V10
The 109,000 pounds sports car for a nice drive around when you want to move around without the family.
Ferrari F430 Spider
An improved version of the F430 sports equipped with aerodynamics simulation programs, a simple interior with a cabriolet exterior design.
Dodge Charger SRT8
A powerful beast that has an engine capacity of 425hp with a 6.1L Hemi engine.
Could Messi be on his way out of Barcelona
Messi will kick start next season in Laliga as the month September will see the league return. However, Messi has been in the news recently with transfer talks linking him away from the club in a reshuffling, which has seen the club change its manager and director of football. Only time will tell if Messi will still be the Catalan giant’s captain next season.