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Lionel Messi Biography [Updated Sep 2020]

LIONEL MESSI is the most famous Argentina Soccer player with a lot of awards. In this article, this is a short summary about Lionel Messi Biography and his career.

In short summary, Messi has won six Ballon d’Or awards and six European Gold Shoes. He goes to Barcelona when he was 13 and spent almost his career with Barcelona. He has earned all awards in Barcelona and became the most successful Barca player in the history of the club. We cannot see the amazing skills of Lionel Messi in a short summary, but we view Lionel Messi biography in the below, it will give us the whole view of his career:

  1. Full Name: Lionel Andrés Messi
  2. Date of Birth: 24 June 1987
  3. Place of Birth: Rosario, Argentina
  4. Country: Argentina
  5. Height: 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
  6. Foot: Left
  7. Position: Forward / Striker
  8. Club Information:
    1. Current Team: Barcelona
    2. Number: 10
  9. Careers:
    • Clubs:
      1994-2000 Newell’s Old Boys
      2001-2003 Barcelona Young
      2003–2004 Barcelona C
      2004–2005 Barcelona B
      2004– Barcelona A
    • Nation Team:
      2003-2004 Argentina U20
      2008 Argentina Olympic
      2005 – Argentina
  10. Awards:
    1. Barcelona
      • La Liga: 2004–05, 2005–06, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2012–13, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2017–18, 2018–19
      • Copa del Rey: 2008–09, 2011–12, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18
      • Supercopa de España: 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2016, 2018
      • UEFA Champions League: 2005–06, 2008–09, 2010–11, 2014–15
      • UEFA Super Cup: 2009, 2011, 2015
      • FIFA Club World Cup: 2009, 2011, 2015
    2. Argentina U20
      • FIFA U-20 World Cup: 2005
    3. Argentina Olympic
      • Summer Olympics: 2008
    4. Individual
      • Ballon d’Or/FIFA Ballon d’Or: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2019
      • FIFA World Cup Golden Ball: 2014
      • FIFA World Player of the Year: 2009
      • The Best FIFA Men’s Player: 2019[266]
      • European Golden Shoe: 2009–10, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2018–19
      • Copa América Golden Ball: 2015
      • UEFA Men’s Player of the Year Award: 2011, 2015
      • UEFA Club Footballer of the Year: 2009
      • UEFA Club Forward of the Year: 2009, 2019
      • La Liga Best Player: 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2014–15
      • La Liga Best Forward: 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2014–15, 2015–16
      • Pichichi Trophy: 2009–10, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2018–19, 2019–20
      • FIFA Club World Cup Golden Ball: 2009, 2011
      • FIFA Club World Cup Silver Ball: 2015
      • FIFA Club World Cup Final Most Valuable Player: 2009, 2011
      • FIFA World Youth Championship Golden Ball: 2005
      • FIFA World Youth Championship Golden Shoe: 2005
      • IFFHS World’s Best Playmaker: 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019
      • Olimpia de Plata (Argentine Footballer of the Year): 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017
      • Copa América Best Young Player: 2007
      • FIFPro Young World Player of the Year: 2006, 2007, 2008
      • Golden Boy (Young European Footballer of the Year): 2005
      • FIFA FIFPro World11: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
      • UEFA Team of the Year: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
      • UEFA Ultimate Team of the Year
      • La Liga Team of the Season: 2014–15, 2015–16
      • FIFA World Cup Dream Team: 2014
      • Copa América Dream Team: 2007, 2011, 2015, 2016
      • Argentine Football Assn. Team of All Time (published 2015)
      • Laureus World Sportsman of the Year: 2020
      • L’Équipe Champion of Champions: 2011
      • World Soccer Greatest XI of All Time (published 2013)
  11. Family
    1. Spouse: Antonela Roccuzzo (married 2017)
    2. Children: Thiago (2012), Mateo (2015) and Ciro (2018)

In the Biography of Lionel Messi, we cannot ignore Cristiano Ronaldo because he’s one of the competitive of Messi during his career. In another article, we will provide a biography of Cristiano Ronaldo. So then, we can compare and understand more about two well-known football players.

In conclusion: With the above information on Lionel Messi Biography, we can understand that he’s one of the best football players in the world. In the history of football, we have a lot of football legends like Maradona, Pele, Zidane, Ronaldo (Brazil), Cristiano Ronaldo…. we can say that Messi is one of these lists legends.

 

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