Lionel Andrés "Leo" Messi is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward in the Argentina national team and in the Spanish club Fc Barcelona. Leo is considered the best player in the football history, rated by many great of the football world. Messi is the only player in the football history who won FIFA Ballon d’Or five times in which four was consecutively. Though, he had won nothing special for his national team but with Brarca he has won seven league titles and four Champions League titles. Winning three copa del Rey titles, Messi is the player who holds many records with Barca.
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In central Argentina, Messi was born and was diagnosed with growth hormone deficiency as a child which eradicates the growth of him at an early age. But it was his maternal grandmother, Celia, who helped to swim a long way to be a professional footballer and now she is gone upstairs, shortly before his eleventh birthday.
Since then, as a devout Catholic, Messi has celebrated his each and every goals by looking up and pointing to the sky in the tribute of his grandmother, said by Messi himself.
Why celebrating goal like this???
He was in the rudder of his local club but it hasn’t the ability of continuing the expense of Messi’s problem though they wanted him passionately. But then he had to move in Spain and now established himself as Barcelona’s all-time top scorer in official competitions in March 2012.
As an Argentine international footballer, he has represented his country in six major tournaments. He won the 2005 FIFA World youth Championship, finishing the tournament as its best player and top scorer. By named as the captain of the national squad’s captain since Aug 2011, Messi led Argentina to the finals 2014 World Cup and the 2015 Copa America where in both they had been defeated by the opposition. But in both he had been selected as player of the tournament.
"When you saw him you would think: this kid can't play ball. He's a dwarf, he's too fragile, too small. But immediately you'd realize that he was born different, that he was a phenomenon and that he was going to be something impressive."—Newell's Old Boys youth coach Adrián Coria shares his first impression of the 12-year-old Messi.
In popular culture:
France Football says that Messi was the highest paid footballer in the world for five out of six between 10-14. And be noted that Messi was the highest paid footballer in Barcelona since 2008. And currently now he is being paid €20 million net (€36 million before taxes). Besides, Messi is linked with many advertisements which is another source of his income.
But we must admit that he was and is a humble and helpful person to the poor people. Every year before the season starts, many of the organizations held some charity matches and it is Messi who is played to that matches to make money and all of those money is donated to the suffered people. Besides, Messi has made many charity funds and also donated hundreds of thousands pounds to UNICEF Argentina. Besides he is related to many raising awareness of many reputed organizations.
Messi had been is a relationship with Antonella Roccuzzo since 2008 and now they have two sons named Thiago (born on 2012) and Mateo (born on 2015). Mesi's father is the agent of his son Messi and had done many jobs including the tax problems of Messi from which he has recently been passed off.
Style of play:
We know that Messi has a height problem but it gives him an extra benefit to dribble t with ball more quickly than the others, evading opposition attacks and allowing him to change direction as he wanted at any time. Despite being physically unimposing, Messi has a great combination of his balancing and low gravity. And he has consequently been noted for his lack of diving in the field.
Known as a prolific goal scorer Messi can skid through the defense lines with great speed and scores some wonderful goals using his left foot. His vision ability helps him to assist more goals than the other in the field. In counterattacks, he usually starts from the left side of the midfield and start a great run, falling back all the defenders and uses him inner part of the foot to lend the ball to another player to score some truly wonmderful goals.
Against Cristiano Ronaldo:
Messi and Ronaldo. The football fans are engaging themselves in arguing that who is the best payer of the history.But often, Messi is told to be a "unique player, out of the world" by many football genius specially his former coach "Pep guardiola". Besids, Figo, Brazilian Ronaldo, his club and internation mates also praised him when they had the chance to do.It is to be mnoted that, Messi had won the Ballon d'Or five times when his opponent Ronalod won that 3 times. No need to say tat, as they played in the same league Messi faces Ronaldo at least two times in a season which is regarded the most viewed match is the history of football record. Off the pitch, Messi competes Roanldo in social fans, sponsorships and salary.
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