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Lionel Messi Siblings: Meet Messi’s Brothers and Sister!

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Fame is contagious and when one becomes popular for the right reason, everyone around him or her enjoys the privilege of being associated with a the popular figure. Lionel Messi is arguably, the biggest footballers in the world and one of the most popular personalities in the world as well.

With loads of individual and collective laurels won. Lionel Messi doesn’t exist in isolation, Lionel Messi siblings, are very much part of his life as well as his father, and mother and those close to him. Who are Lionel Messi’s siblings? In this post, we will share what we know about Lionel Messi’s siblings and what they do.

Who are Lionel Messi siblings?

Lionel Messi siblings are three: two elder brothers and a sister. He is the third child of a family of four children who all grew up in Rosario. The names of Lionel Messi’s brothers are Rodrigo Messi and Matias Messi while the name of his sister is Maria Sol who is an Instagram star. Messi and his siblings work together off the pitch as they help him manage his commitments of the pitch.

The former Barcelona star and his two brothers played football together while growing up in Rosario.


Rodrigo is among those who aided Leo in honing his athletic abilities. During their formative years, Leo and Rodrigo shared the soccer field, forging a lasting bond. Their brotherly closeness endures to this day. Rodrigo Messi collaborates closely with Lionel, overseeing his daily agenda and managing public relations.

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Matias is deeply engaged in cultivating Leo Messi’s professional image. He spearheads his sibling’s philanthropic initiative, the “Leo Messi Foundation.” As for Maria Sol, she stands as the sole female member of the Messi clan. Recognized not only as Leo Messi’s sister, she has also risen to fame as an Instagram sensation, boasting a substantial following exceeding 200,000.

His charitable organization, the Leo Messi Foundation, is managed by his mother, Celia Cuccittini, and his brother, Matías. They also handle his personal and professional affairs in Rosario.

Despite leaving for Spain at the age of 13, Messi has maintained strong connections to his hometown, Rosario. He has retained ownership of his family’s old house, even though it has remained unoccupied for a long time. He possesses a penthouse apartment in an upscale residential building for his mother and a family estate located just beyond the city limits. On one occasion, during his training with the national team in Buenos Aires, he embarked on a three-hour car journey to Rosario right after practice. His purpose was to share dinner with his family, spend the night, and then return to Buenos Aires the following day in time for his training sessions.


How old are Lionel Messi siblings?

The exact dates of births of Lionel Messi’s siblings are unknown. However, since Messi has two elders, Rodrigo and Matias, they should be in their late 30s and early 40s respectively. Messi’s sister Maria Sol should be in her late 20s. Reports have it that Sol Maria is 29 years old. She is the brand manager of the Lionel Messi fashion store. The Inter Miami forward shares close bond with family as he help him focus on football solely while they manage his other businesses off the pitch.

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