Most Interesting Facts About Lionel Messi's Personal Life


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Messi supports a number of charities through his Leo Messi Foundation
He is also a a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF


He is the best footballer ever
Great Football player on and off the field
Best player ever Best helper ever as well. #respect

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


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


Lionel Messi is so pro!

4He 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

5Barcelona officials were quick to spot his footballing skills
They offered to pay for Messi's medical bills and the family shifted to Spain


Their quick ness has paid them...

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


He is very down to earth guy
He is a living legend
I love Messi and he is the next mardona for sure also have you seen his son thiago he is faster than messi

8Lionel is sponsored by Adidas and appears in their television commercials around the globe

9Lionel’s favorite music styles are Samba and Cumbi

10Messi shares his birthplace with the Argentinian revolutionary Che Guevera
Both were born in Rosario, Argentina


Wow che Guevara, so cool
Its ironic both are legends born in the same place MESSI AND GUEVARA RULES!
We all no that
[Newest]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.

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