Lionel Andrés « Leo » Messi was born on 24 June 1987 in Rosario, Argentina. He is a Spanish professional football player and the captain of Argentina’s international team as well as Barcelona’s club teams. With Barcelona, he has won 25 titles, including ten La Liga titles, four UEFA Champions League titles, two Spanish Cups and three European Super Cups.
Messi vs Diego
In football at club level and for the Argentine national team, Messi has been compared to Diego Maradona for his playing style and impact in the game: juggling which he learned from Maradona is something he does all the time to go past defenders (much like Maradona did), shielding ball from defence with torso, evading tackles from opponents (with little bumps or tough-looking body play reminiscent of Diego
Lionel Messi is the greatest footballer?
Lionel Messi is the greatest footballer of the last decade and this article is about Messi’s extraordinary career. The article also describes some memories he shares with mates about his family, shoots some hoops, and drives his new Ferrari.
Lionel Messi La Liga
In addition to football, Lionel Messi has won six La Liga titles and four Champions Leagues among other honours in tournament play. In 1992, he joined Barcelona as a youth player where during late 1995 until March 2004 Messi was part of the clubs junior team.
Lionel Messi Barça
He said « I think Barça provided me with an opportunity if I needed one. »
Apart from all the trophies that he won in football at club level Messi has also won five Copa América titles, three Olympic games gold medals (2004 Athens Olympics; 2008 Beijing Olympics; 2012 London Olympics), one
Lionel Messi is one of the greatest football player even by the age of 19 he debuted on a professional club, Barcelona. The player became famous at an unusual rate, so it was a shock when he was suddenly taken hostage and beaten very badly in Buenos Aires in the year 2000.
Messi USA Charity Game
At 17 years old, Messi translated himself an entire game for the USA Charity Game show which had Argentina and Barcelona players appearing. He then went to play for Qatar for 6 months but he wasn’t granted citizenship nor work permit so other than playing games, this time was unfair to him.
Since Messi broke Beckham’s record as Adidas world best selling sponsor’s soccer brand ambassador, we can say that Lionel is one of the most powerful soccer stars on Earth!