Lionel Messi, on June 24, 1987 Risario Italian origin, the fourth child of a family, was born in Argentina. His father Jorge Messi, a factory worker, was also doing coaching at a local football club named Grandoli. His mother was a part-time janitor Celia Maria Cuccitt. His father’s ancestors were mostly from Ancona in Italy and Angelo Messi from ancestors that had emigrated to Argentina in 1883. On the other hand, Lionel Messi, two older brothers named Rodrigo and Matias; also has a sister named Maria Sol. Messi starting on the football team to wear uniform from the age of five his father’s coaching Grandoli was taken to the football life.
In 1995, Messi’s transfer to the club from Newell’s Old Boys, where playing River received an offer from the Argentine first division team from Plata, but at the time, growth hormone deficiency appeared to need hospital treatment with the diagnosis. River Plate, it was not in the position to pay $ 900 a week keeping treatment costs; Messi’s sporting life was in danger.
At that time, Argentina also young talents investigating FC Barcelona Club nude sporting director Carles Rexach, have noticed the extraordinary football talent n Messi and Spain to meet Messi had treatment costs had offered to play in the infrastructure of the FC Barcelona team.
Barcelona when the match wore shirts with the first located in Porto-Barcelona match, Messi was only 16 years old. October 16, 2004 at the age of 17 shirt worn by Espanyol – Barcelona match, Spain First Division (La Liga) ‘s midfielder won the title of best young players; On this title on 1 May 2005 Albacete goals by throwing the young age of goals in La Liga assign added the football title.
2005-2006 season at Barcelona, Messi’s contract changed; new contract for the chance to play at this club until 2014 and it was getting better as a gain. On September 26, 2005, Messi was admitted to the Spanish citizenship. Seventeen league matches in the green fields that meet the young footballers completed by throwing six goals in total in this game, the season, saying goodbye to the court on March 7 due to muscle tears that occur in the right nationality was forced to close the half.
2006-2007 season at the beginning of his first 11 firm a place for Messi, played in 26 games despite his young age, he secured his place in the team by throwing a total of 14 goals. But misfortune did not let go of the young players, was forced to stay away from the area for three months until the breaking of the metatarsal bones in this season. After the end of the disability field to return to the game in the first match with Barcelona-Real Madrid he made history by taking all three goals as the hat-trick in the youngest age players in the Spanish League. successful performance in this season, by the authorities and supporters of the “new Maradona” was referred to as the cause.
2007-2008 season in a week has scored a hard-to-reach score by throwing five touchdown. In the same season, the best striker in the world that owns the FIFPro Best Eleven awards Messi, says the survey conducted by the Spanish newspaper Marca, has been selected as winning the votes of 77 percent of the population. Unfortunately injuries did not let go of the young players again, as a result of the end of the season the right muscle tear with six weeks remaining to stay away from the green fields Messi; the fourth time in three years due upset enthusiasts.
Beginning with the 2008-2009 season, leaving the team without Ronaldinho, Messi became the owner of the number 10 jersey. This season, young players who perform the highest score of his career so far, played in 23 goals in 31 games and has managed to become one of the league’s top scorer names by playing with 11 assists. Barcelona won the 2009 European Champions League Cup, the football player was top scorer of the tournament with 9 goals that Messi horse and also won the UEFA Player of the Year award in 2009.
Argentina at the 2008 Summer Olympics won the gold medal Olympic Tak?m?’yla. 2010 FIFA World Cup in Argentina was eliminated in the quarter finals of the tournament Messi finished 3 assists. The country that hosted the 2011 Copa América de Argentina in the fight though, bid farewell to the quarter-finals of the tournament. On 09 December 2012, Gerd Müller has taken in a calendar year, a record equaled 84 Gollum.
Messi is wearing the uniform of the Argentine national team in the international arena. without ever goal in the World Cup players, 59 leagues, 11 cups, 18, he has recorded a total of 88 goals, including the Avrulp Championship. During his career 115 league and 19 cup and 38 in the European Championships he played in 172 matches and has signed 42 assists.
Messi Barcelona are still wore the uniform in 2010 and plans to marry the Argentinean Antonella has a girlfriend there in Roccuzzo. Messi and Rocuzzo also has a child named Thiago.
professional striker sponsored by Adidas, Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 and is also taking part in the video game of the same opening of the 2010 version continues to assess the fame.
Lionel Messi, also Adidas, Gillette, Samsung, Gatorade and many other well-known brand in the ad deal has already been done.
2013 -2014 season at the end of a contract with Barcelona over Lionel Messi, 16 May 2014 signed a new contract with the Catalan club. Barcelona, Messi has set the transfer fee for those who wish to transfer as 340 million dollars.
1995-2000 – Newell’s Old Boys
2000-2004 – Barcelona
Professional football career:
2003-2004 – Barcelona C
2004-2005 – Barcelona B
—– 2004 – Barcelona
2004-2005 – Argentina U-20
2007-2008 – Argentina U-23
2005 – —– – Argentina