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Lionel Messi Facts

 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT MESSI


Lionel messi is in the news because of his retirement from international football.The 5 times ballon dor winner decided to end his international career after the loss against chile in the copa america centenraio 2016. Taking a break from the gloom of his retirement here are some interesting facts about lionel messi.!!!!!


FULL NAME

HIS FULL NAME WAS LUIS LIONEL ANDRES MESSI.


MESSI'S FIRST CONTRACT WAS ON A PAPER NAPKIN.


Messsi's first contract was with the barcleona was detailed out on a paper napkin!!!! FC barcelona sporting director carles rexach was so impressed with messi's skills that he wanted to make a contract immediately and there was no paper available at that time.


CHE GUEVERA CONNECTION



Messi was born on jun 24,1987 in rosario argentina messi shares his birthplace and his birth month with the agentinian revolutionary che guevera.


GROWTH HORMONE DEFICIENCY

Messi was not very healthy and nutritious in his childhood days like the other boys around.He was diagonised with a growth hormone deficiency which was stopping his normal gowth rate at tender age of 11. His parents could not afford his treatment which was 900$ a month which barcleona paid after signing him.



ITALIAN ROOTS!!!!


Lionel messi comes middle class italian origin his father jorge was a steelworker and he also coached the local youth football team.


OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST!!



He won olympic gold medal along with the argentitian football team.atvthe 2008 olympic games in beijing.


Messi holds passports for both spain and his native argentinian and turned down an opportunity to play with the spanish team because he seems himselg as argentinian  despite spending many of his favourite years in spain.

HE WAS ALWAYS TOP SCORER  FOR BARCLEONA IN ALL CLUB COMPETITIONS AT THE AGE OF 24.



IN 2012 he broke the record of the most number of goals scored in a calender year which was previously held by gerd muller with 85 in 1972.

His first 2005 international debut lasted  47 seconds when he recievd a red card after coming on as a substitue against hungart!!!


MESSI WAS ALL TIME TOP SCORER FOR ARGENTINA WHEN HE SCORED IN THE COPA AMERICA 2016 SEMI FINAL AGAINST THE UNITED STATES TO TAKE HIS INTERNAIONAL TALLY TO 55 GOALS.



MESSI IS ALSO THE GOODWILL AMABSSADOR FOR UNICEF.

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