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Celia Cuccittini Biography and Net Worth

Celia Cuccittini, Messi’s grandmother,  was born on 26 May 1930, in Argentina. Celia was a homemaker who watched after their children and her husband.

Celia Cuccittini
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She passed away at the age of 67 on 8 May 1998, leaving family and friends with a longing pain. She is remembered for her strength, dedication and kindness. 

Full name Celia Oliveira Cuccittini
Year of BirthMay 26, 1930
Place of birthArgentina
Residence before DeathArgentina
Ethnicity Italian
Height5’5 (165cm)
Celia Cuccittini Biography

Celia Cuccittini Biography

Celia Oliveira Cuccittini was born in May 1930. She was married to her husband, Antonio Cuccittini. Together, they had only one child, a daughter, Celia María Cuccittini, Leo Messi‘s mother. 

Celia spent her days exploring her environment and making her home comfortable for her husband and kids. She loved her family greatly and taught her children how to be kind and caring to their neighbors. 

Celia Cuccittini Career

It is not known what job Celia did but her grandson is a wonderful and popular footballer. Celia sees her grandson’s passion for playing football. 

Messi, at age 10, was on the verge of making the jump to the River Plate club of Buenos Aires, Messi was detected with a delay in bone development caused by a low level of hormones the growth; The medical treatment was very expensive, and the clubs did not want to confront him, and his father, who did not have the necessary financial resources, decided to emigrate to Barcelona with his family.

There, he had been offered a job opportunity. Likewise, in September 2000, Leo performed a test in the F.C. Barcelona; the coach Carles Rexach marveled at his footballing talent. Signing a contract on a paper napkin, as the story tells, added him to the club, which took care of the boy’s treatment. 

Moreover, from that moment Messi would be formed in the Masia, the center of training of the Barca quarry. There, he went through the different categories before reaching the first Team, already in the era of President Joan Laporta.

Although Messi participated in the friendly against FC Barcelona with FC Porto in the opening match of Estadio do Dragáo (November 16, 2003), his official debut in the first division with the Azulgrana shirt occurred on October 16, 2004, in Montjuic, in the classic derby with the Spanish of Barcelona.

Celia Cuccittini Height and Weight

Celia was at a height of 5’5 and had a weight of 68kg. 

Celia Cuccittini net worth 

Her net worth wasn’t known but she was rich in all aspects. She showered her family and friends with love. She was also loving to her neighbors.


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