Lionel Messi is one of the most recognised footballer, who will be celebrating his 32nd birthday today .i.e. June 24. Popularly considered as the modern-day football legend, the ace footballer made his debut in the year 2003 for Barcelona during a friendly match against José Mourinho's Porto. With six European Golden Shoes, Messi has spent his complete professional career with Barcelona, where he scripted 34 club trophies that includes 4 UEFA Champions League titles, 6 Copas del Rey titles and 10 La Liga titles. On Messi's birthday, we bring you top five cars down by Argentina National Football Team Captain that others can only think to afford. Lionel Messi Birthday Special: 10 Cool Facts About the Argentina and Barcelona Football Captain as He Turns 32.
1957 Ferrari F335 S Spider Scaglietti: Lionel Messi loves things that are rare. And, the 1957 Ferrari 335 S Spider Scaglietti is one of the most expensive car in his garage. The car was sold at an auction for a whooping price tag of $36-million in the year 2016. Limited to 4 units ever rolled, Ferrari 355 S is powered by Ferrari’s 4.0-liter V12 engine that produces 390 HP of power, which is mated to a 4-speed manual gearbox.
Maserati Granturismo MC Stradale: Another astonishing automobile owned by Messi is Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale, which is inspired from Trofeo MC and GT4 racer. Capable of hitting 100 kmph in just 4.5 seconds, Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale is capable of hitting top speed of 300 kmph. The car gets a tweaked version of Maserati’s 4.7-liter V8 engine. The $150,000 Maserati’s GranTurismo MC Stradale can make 460 of maximum power with 520 Nm of torque.
Pagani Zonda Tricolore: Limited to 3 examples ever built, the special edition Pagani Zonda Tricolore is also owned by Argentina football legend. Worth of approximately $2-millions, the tricolore is powered by AMG-developed 7.3-litre V12 engine that makes 670 hp and 780 Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a 6-speed AMT gearbox that transmits power to the rear wheels. The special edition is claimed to hit three figure mark in just 3.4 seconds prior hitting the top-speed of 350 kmph.
Range Rover Vogue: Messi’s car collection is not limited to swanky cars. He does prefer comfortable and practical for his daily commuting. We have often seen the ace-footballer also going around in his $100,000+ Range Rover Vogue. The SUV is powered by a 5.0-liter V8 engine that makes 500 hp and 625 Nm of power figures.