Lionel Messi was born on June 24th, 1987 in Argentina. Lionel started playing fotball at the age of five. He was diagnosed with a growth hormone deficiency at the age of 11. Messi was soon after enrolled in Barcelona's youth club. He is now FC Barcelona's forward and lead striker. Messi is said to be one of the greatest to ever play the game. At age 25, Lionel Messi sits on top of the fotball world.

His first contract from Barcelona was written on a napkin Youngest player to score 200 goals in La Liga (25) Barcelona's all-time scorer at age 24 Olympic Gold Medalist Multiple time FIFA Ballon d'Or winner (Most all-time) FIFA World Player of the Year in 2009 Most goals in a year with 91 goals Most goals scored in FIFA Club World Cup (4)


Ronaldinho passing the tourch
To a young messi
About to become the greatest of all time


Became the best player of all time
Broke all records that were there to be broken