Soccer star Lionel Messi is 5 feet and 7 inches tall. The athlete was born on June 24, 1987 in Rosario, Argentina. At a very young age he began playing soccer and when he reached teenhood he began playing for Barcelona. He would play for Barcelona until 2004, when he decided to move on to the Argentina team. He has become one of the most recognized players by scoring a number of records, winning 5 Liga championships, 3 World Player of The Year Awards, and a slew of other honors. It is estimated he has a net worth around $110 million. Since 2010 Messi has been dating Antonella Roccuzzo. In 2012, the couple confirmed they were expecting their first child.