Most Interesting Facts About Lionel Messi's Personal Life

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1Messi supports a number of charities through his Leo Messi Foundation

He is also a a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF - MatrixGuy

He is the best footballer ever

Great Football player on and off the field

He is really a wise man! THE BEST PLAYER OF THE UNIVERSE! HE likes to do good to people!

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2He was offered a place in the national team by Spain which he did not accept

He wanted to wear blue-and-white Argentinian jersey, a chance he first got in 2004 - MatrixGuy

If he would he would have definitely been considered the greatest of all time by now

Definitely showed his country well this year!

3Lionel rakes in more than $35 million a year in salary

He is annually among the world's Top 10 earning athletes - MatrixGuy

Lionel Messi is so pro!

4Barcelona officials were quick to spot his footballing skills

They offered to pay for Messi's medical bills and the family shifted to Spain - MatrixGuy

Their quick ness has paid them...

5He was detected with a growth hormone deficiency at the age of 11

Never new this thanks this is probably why he is only 169 cm tall haha

6Lionel’s nickname is "The Flea"

Very cool with a capital c

7His family is of middle-class Italian origin

His father Jorge was a factory worker, his mother Celia was a part-time cleaner - MatrixGuy

He is very down to earth guy

He is a living legend

Messi 'Ronaldo and ibrahimovic including aguero lewandowski and neymar they are the best players in the world

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8Lionel’s favorite music styles are Samba and Cumbi
9Lionel is sponsored by Adidas and appears in their television commercials around the globe
10Messi shares his birthplace with the Argentinian revolutionary Che Guevera

Both were born in Rosario, Argentina - MatrixGuy

Wow che Guevara, so cool
Its ironic both are legends born in the same place MESSI AND GUEVARA RULES!

We all no that

Legends never die. Comrade che

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11Messi's first contract with Barcelona was written in a napkin
12He is the third youngest he has 2 brothers and a sister.
13He was born in Argentina
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1. Messi supports a number of charities through his Leo Messi Foundation
2. He was offered a place in the national team by Spain which he did not accept
3. Barcelona officials were quick to spot his footballing skills
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1. He was offered a place in the national team by Spain which he did not accept
2. Messi supports a number of charities through his Leo Messi Foundation
3. He was detected with a growth hormone deficiency at the age of 11
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