Celia Maria Cuccittini is the mother who gave birth to a football legend. She is the mother of Lionel Messi.
Her son’s career has never failed to surprise them
With Messi’s record-breaking sixth Ballon d’Or in 2019, Celia, along with her entire family, was completely shocked.
It was not expected as they thought fifth was his last; even Messi himself expected Virgil Van Dijk to win.
They were completely unaware of it at the time. According to her, her son’s career has never failed to surprise them.
A shining married life
Celia is relishing the shining married life. She married Jorge Messi a long time back and are together till the day.
Her husband has been managing the career of his son
Her husband has been managing the career of his son.
Before becoming an agent, he worked in the steel factory while Celia was a worker at a magnet manufacturing workshop.
According to Messi, they did everything to make him happy.
Blessed with four children
Celia is blessed with four children, out of which three of them are sons. Her three sons are Lionel, Rodrigo, and Matias Messi.
She has a daughter Maria sol Messi who is the youngest child and only daughter.
Her star son Lionel is married to his childhood sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo. Leo shares three cute children with Antonella and their names are Thiago Messi Roccuzzo, Mateo Messi Roccuzzo and Ciro Messi Roccuzzo.
Maria is currently involved in the fashion industry and is the brand manager of The Messi Store.
Her son Rodrigo is the personal advisor of Barcelona’s left-winger, Ansu Fati.
Her other son Matias has been involved in several managing jobs.
Two of her sons are happily married to their childhood sweethearts and are blessed with kids.
Her daughter is in a relationship with her boyfriend, Tuli Arellano.
Suffered a financial setback after Messi was diagnosed with Growth Hormone Deficiency
Along with her family, Celia suffered a financial setback for some time after her son Lionel was diagnosed with Growth Hormone Deficiency at the age of 10.
His medication started at the age of 12 where his leg was injected once every night.
Both of them were struggling with work and paying for the critical medical treatment, which cost $1000 per month.
The club Newell’s old boys paid for the treatment but later stopped. Later, FC Barcelona signed Messi and agreed to pay the treatment.
Along with her three children, Celia stayed in Rosario while Jorge Messi and Messi went to Catalonia for the treatment, which worked.
Now they are relishing the shining career of Messi.
She was in controversy after she defied the Argentian tradition
Celia was in controversy after she defied the Argentian tradition by wearing white at her son Lionel’s wedding ceremony.
In Argentian tradition, it is considered to be offensive to wear white beside the bride.
According to the sources, the two families had to book separate floors at the luxury hotel in Rosario because they were not on talking terms.
However, defying the culture by wearing white similar to the bride made it obvious that something was not going well between them.
She was accused of trying to upstage the bride due to their differences.
The net worth of Celia is not revealed. As a beloved mother to her son Messi who loves her to the core, she is part of his extravagant net income.
|Lionel Messi||2020||$400 million|
- Celia’s exact date of birth is not known, but she celebrates her birthday every 23rd January.
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