Most Interesting Facts About Lionel Messi's Personal Life

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

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!

Best player in the world. GO Barcelona!

He's the best player in the universe sorry pele=).

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2 He 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!

And them why when plays with Argentina he plays with no passion? - Juniorxtrm

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

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

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4 Barcelona officials were quick to spot his footballing skills

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

I adore I am doing a project on you!

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5 Lionel’s nickname is "The Flea" V 5 Comments
6 He 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

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7 His family is of middle-class Italian origin

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

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

Messi is complete by remembering a ledgend from the past maradona what a pro Messi is class footballer. Can't forget aguero

He is a living legend

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8 Lionel’s favorite music styles are Samba and Cumbi V 2 Comments
9 Lionel is sponsored by Adidas and appears in their television commercials around the globe V 3 Comments
10 Messi shares his birthplace with the Argentinian revolutionary Che Guevera

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

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11 Messi's first contract with Barcelona was written in a napkin

Cool. Even though I'm not into sports I think this is cool. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

My birth certificate is on a bog roll too

The best legend player

Messi did

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12 He is the third youngest he has 2 brothers and a sister.
13 His favourite colour is blue

My favourite colour is blue as well

My favorite color is blue as well!

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14 Was the first player to win three European Golden Shoe awards V 1 Comment
15 First to get 4 Ballon d'Or V 4 Comments
16 He bounced a ball 201 times without letting it touch ground V 3 Comments
17 He was born in Argentina

He was born in Argentina but plays for Spain

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18 His wife is Antonella Roccuzzo V 2 Comments
19 Messi scored the most goals in a calendar year (86 in 2012)
20 He is FC Barcelona's leading top scorer

He is assisting machine and scoring monster

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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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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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