Lionel Messi has made some legendary records in the history of football, and I believe in the next hundred years this footballer will still be remembered as a legendary footballer.
Lionel Messi's official name is Lionel Andre Messi Cuccitini. This fantastic footballer was born in June 24th, 1987, in Argentina. This man is more times than ever considered the best player in the world. This god of football has won 16 ballon d'or awards and 6 European golden shoes. He has spent almost all his career lifetime in his current club Barcelona, where he has won 34 trophies for the club.
One thing very commendable about Messi is that he is a prolific goalscorer, who adds creativity to his craft of football.
He has scored about 700 goals for both his country and club. Lionel Messi joined Barcelona at the age of 13 in Spain. He made his debut for the club at age 17, in the year 2004. At youth level, Lionel Messi won the 2005 FIFA world youth championship, where he also won for himself but the Golden shoe and golden Ball.
He also won the Olympic gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics, where he displayed his genuineness in football for the world to see. He Is regarded as the successor of Diego Maradona, a past Argentine creative footballer with whom Messi share some soccer qualities, such as his left-footed dribbling skill.
In 2005, Messi became the youngest Argentine player to play and score a fantastic goal in a FIFA World cup competition. However, this marvelous footballer is the third child of four children of his family. His father Jorge Messi, was a steel factory manager, and his mother, Celia Cuccitini was a worker in a magnet manufacturing workshop.
Messi is in a relationship with his childhood friend Antonella Roccuzo, who happened to be the cousin to his best friend. They had known each other since Messi was 5 years old. They have three sons Thiago, Mateo and Ciro, they were born in 2012, 2015 and 2018 respectively.
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