Lionel Messi Profile Biography – One of the best players in football is someone who plays in FC Barcelona. He is known as “La Pulga” or the flea. He may be small in size, but he can do anything with the ball. He always gives his best to his team and his country. Here’s Lionel Messi biography. His full name is Luis Lionel Andres Messi. He was born on June 24, 1987, in Rosario, Argentina. He moved to Spain at the age of 13.
Young Messi suffered hormone-deficiency. His growth was not like other children. FC Barcelona saw great future of the left-footed, they decided to take care of the hormone deficiency treatment. Although Messi is not so tall, now he is 1.69 meters in height, FC Barcelona proofed that their decision about Messi was right.
Messi played for the FC Barcelona’s senior team at the age of 16. Messi put himself in the record books on May 1, 2005, as the youngest player to ever score a goal for the franchise. Also in 2005, he brought his country to the final under -20 world cup stage. They won the title. Lionel Messi drew the attention of the world when he scored the “hand of God” goal in 2006. That goal was identical with Diego Maradona’s goal back in the 80s. later, the name Lionel Messi became more and more famous.
Lionel Messi won a lot of awards and trophies in his career with FC Barcelona. Unfortunately, his country, Argentina, failed to win the FIFA World Cup. To be sure, Messi won Ballon d’or award, for four times. It is the annual award for the world’s best football player of the year.
Messi is also a record breaker. He set a lot of football records, such as most Ballon D’or award, most goals in one season, and still many more. A few days before this article written, Messi added one more listin the Lionel Messi biography; top scorer in La Liga with 243 goals.