10 Important Facts about Lionel Messi

Post On: February 3, 2017
By: Agustina
In: Sports

Facts about Lionel Messi will talk about the famous footballer in the world. He was born on 24 June 1987. He is from Argentina. His current club is FC Barcelona of Spain where he plays as a forward.  He still serves in the national team of Argentina as a captain.  He earns the status as the best football player in the world due to his amazing records. He was the first player in the world to win three European golden shoes. Moreover, he earned five FIFA Ballons d’Or. Let us get other interesting facts about Messi below:

Facts about Lionel Messi 1: the title with Barcelona

As a player of Barcelona, Messi earned many titles. He was the recipient of four Copas del Rey, four UEFA Champions League titles and eight La Liga titles.

Lionel Messi and Team

Lionel Messi and Team

Facts about Lionel Messi 2: the birthplace

The birthplace of Messi was located in central Argentine. He also spent his childhood time here.

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Facts about Lionel Messi 3: diagnose

When he was a child, Messi was diagnosed with a growth hormone deficiency. The medical treatment of Messi was paid by Barcelona when he agreed to join the club by moving to Spain at the age of 13.

Facts about Lionel Messi 4: the debut

The competitive debut of Messi took place in October 2004 when he was 17 years old. He was excelled during his training at the youth academy of Barcelona.

Lionel Messi Facts

Lionel Messi Facts

Facts about Lionel Messi 5: the early career of Messi

During his early career, Messi was very prone to injury. However, he was capable of settling himself as a good player.

Facts about Lionel Messi 6: in 2007

In 2007, he was awarded with Player of the Year Award from FIFA and Ballon d’Or.

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi

Facts about Lionel Messi 7: the best period for Messi

Messi was in the air during the period of 2011/2012 season. He created the most goals during the season. In March 2012, he earned the title as the all-time top scorer of the club.

Facts about Lionel Messi 8: the rival

Cristiano Ronaldo became his rival since Ronaldo earned Ballon d’Or. Messi finished at the second place.

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Facts about Lionel Messi 9: the role in Argentina’s national team

Messi is considered as the all-time goalscorer in the national team of Argentina.

Facts about Lionel Messi

Facts about Lionel Messi

Facts about Lionel Messi 10: the parents of Messi

His mother is Celia Cuccittini, while his father is a steel factory manager named Jorge Messi. There four kids in the family. Messi is the third one.

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