Maxi and Emmanuel Biancucchi, Messi's soccer cousins
Everyone knows Leo Messi, However not everyone knows who they are Messi's soccer cousins. Especially when they also do not coincide in the first surname. Emmanuel and Maximiliano Biancucchi Cuccittini are brothers and also the first cousins of the Argentine star on the mother's side and with whom he shares the second surname. And both are or have also been professional footballers.
Maxi and Emmanuel Biancucchi, Messi's soccer cousins with long careers in South American soccer
Maxi Biancucchi (1984) He is the elder of Messi's two family footballers. Of small size with its 165 cm, more even than '10’ Argentinian, Maxi has played in a multitude of Paraguayan soccer teams, some like Olimpia and in Brazilian soccer in the ranks of Flamengo or Mexican soccer in Cruz Azul in a long career of 16 years.
Emmanuel Biancucchi (1988), has gone through teams like Munich 1860, Girona, Olympiad, Vasco de Gama, Melgar or Newell’s among many other teams. both brothers, originating from Rosario as leo, have had extensive experience with teams in Latin America.
Maxi stood out in Brazilian soccer
The oldest of Messi's soccer cousins went on to make a big name in Brazilian soccer. Despite San Benito being ‘the cousin of’, Maxi came to have a certain renown based on goals in 2013 where did he mark 11 goals with Sport Club Vitória. However, he did not make the leap to Europe that his brother did. Emmanuel that as we have said before, came to play in clubs like Munich 1860 or Girona.
Two footballers with respectable careers but overshadowed by their cousin's elongated shadow, considered by many as eThe best footballer in history.