Matias Messi Biography

Matias Messi is the older brother of Argentine professional footballer Lionel Messi. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family, personal life, etc.

Quick Facts

Birthday: June 23, 1982

Nationality: Argentinian

Famous: Family Members Argentine Men

Age: 37 Years, 37 Year Old Males

Sun Sign: Cancer

Born in: Rosario

Famous as: Lionel Messi's Brother


Spouse/Ex-: Roxana Vallejos

father: Jorge Messi

mother: Celia Cuccittini

siblings: Lionel Messi, Maria Sol, Rodrigo

children: Luana, Tomas

City: Rosario, Argentina

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Matias Messi is the older brother of Argentine professional footballer Lionel Messi. He has made headlines in the past for being arrested several times on various legal charges such as threatening, theft, physical assault, and illegal possession of firearms. Matias has a history of drug addiction and has been involved in petty crimes. He has also been associated with a number of dangerous criminals. He was in the news when in 2011 he escaped an assassination attempt at his home. Matias is married to his childhood sweetheart and is the father of two children.

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Personal Life
  • Matias was born on June 23, 1982, in Rosario, Argentina. His father, Jorge Messi, was a manager at a steel factory, and his mother, Celia Cuccittini, worked at a magnet-manufacturing workshop. Matias’s father is of Italian and Spanish descent. Apart from Lionel, he has another brother, Rodrigo. He also has a sister named Maria Sol.
  • The Messi family moved to Barcelona in 2001. Matias had been dating Roxana Vallejos back then, and he missed her terribly in Barcelona. They had started dating when Matias was 11. He and his mother came back to Rosario a few months later.
  • Matias is now married to Roxana. They have a son named Tomas and a daughter named Luana.
  • Matias owned a greengrocer’s shop and a kiosk in the city center for a while. Later, he ventured into a marketing job along with his brother, Leo. Following the failure of that business, Matias has been involved in several jobs, such as managing the gym 'Casa Amarilla' and a restaurant bar named ‘VIP’ that is registered in his father's name.

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