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Interesting fact about Messi that you don't know about

Messi has been known for long as a spectacular player good in everything he does, making record and breaking record for himself and his team but there are some few fascinating fact about him you don't know

1. He age difference with Ronaldo

Messi and Ronaldo are both arch rival in football with 467 days difference and also their child has the same difference in the number of days

2.He was asked to play for Spain national team

The Argentine has been asked to play for the Spanish team on many occasions due to his eligibility, but he has always played for the Argentine team also with a full sense of humor

3. Growth hormone deficiency

At age 11 Messi had a growth hormone which affect his growth . This under secretion wanted to affect his football dreams because the cost of medical treatment was $900 per month which his parents couldn't afford lucky Barcelona paid for his treatment after discovering his talent

4. He signed his first contract on a napkin

After Messi showed a superb performance during his trial the Barcelona sporting director carles rexach wanted to issue an immediate contract to Messi , there was no paper what was found was a piece of napkin which was use to create a document


5. The highest goal scored in a year by a single player

This was achieved 2012 When Messi scored 91 goals in a year beating gerd Muller record which was made around 1958

6. Receiving a red card on your debut

In the year 2005 Messi made his debut for Argentine and also received a red card 48 second after been substituted in which cost his team

7. He has never for once won international trophies

This is a remorseful part of his Career being the Barcelona highest goal scorer , highest assist maker, highest ballon d'or awarde .He couldn't if win at least a trophies for his team and most of the time end up being the runner up

8. Been names after a celebrity

Everybody knows that he is short , his the highest goal scorer, he plays for Barcelona , he wears the number 10 but know of you why he was named Lionel Messi . Actually Messi I his surname and Lionel is his name ,he what named after a celebrity called Lionel riche His full name is Luis Lionel Messi Andres and his also the unicef ambassador

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