All you know about him is Lionel Andres Messi the best player in the world and regarded by many as the greatest of all time knows his full name and that is Lionel Andrés “Leo” Messi Cuccittini.
Lionel Messi was born on 24 June 1987 and Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Barcelona and the Argentina national team.
He has won 29 trophies with Barcelona, including eight La Liga titles, four UEFA Champions League titles, and five Copas del Rey. He plays soccer is now one of the best soccer players in the world.
The love of playing soccer at that young age is the only reason you are watching him on the top position of the soccer players worldwide. At age 13, he relocated to Spain to join Barcelona.
Messi began his senior club career with Sporting CP, before joining Manchester United at debut aged 17 in October 2004.
Messi winning three consecutive FIFA Ballon d’Ors with the best campaign statistically year 2011–12 season, including an unprecedented fourth.
A prolific goalscorer, Messi holds the records for most goals scored in La Liga, a La Liga season (50), a calendar year (91), a single season (73), a Champions League match (5), and most Champions League seasons (5).
At youth level, Messi won the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship, finishing the tournament as its best player and top scorer, and an Olympic gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
Lionel Andres Messi, some highlights about career
|FIFA Ballon D’Or||2009(Barcelona), 2010(Barcelona), 2011(Barcelona), 2012(Barcelona), 2015(Barcelona)|
|UEFA Best Player in Europe||2010-11(Barcelona), 2014-15(Barcelona)|
|Champions League Winner||2005–06(Barcelona), 2008–09(Barcelona), 2010–11(Barcelona), 2014–15(Barcelona)|
|La Liga Winner||2004–05(Barcelona), 2005–06(Barcelona), 2008–09(Barcelona), 2009–10(Barcelona), 2010–11(Barcelona), 2012–13(Barcelona), 2014–15(Barcelona), 2015–16(Barcelona)|
|FIFA Club World Cup Winner||2009(Barcelona), 2011(Barcelona), 2015(Barcelona)|
|Footballer Of The Year||2009(Argentina)|
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