Lionel Messi is a football player who is one of the greatest goal-scorers in the history of the sport.
Messi plays for Ligue 1 Paris Saint-German and captains the Argentina national team. He helped his club, Barcelona to win more than two dozen league titles and tournaments. Messi ended a 21-year association with the Blaugrana last summer after La Liga refused to accept his new contract.
Lionel Messi Debut
Lionel Messi made his Barcelona debut in a friendly vs. Porto on this day in 2003.
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Messi made his debut at the age of 17 in October 2004. He helped Barcelona achieve the first treble in Spanish football.
Messi made his international debut for Argentina on August 17, 2005. He is the country’s highest appearance maker and their all-time leading goal scorer.
Teams Lionel Messi played for
Lionel Messi has played for two clubs in his senior career. In his 17 years career, he spent most of his time at the Catalan club Barcelona. In 2021, Barcelona were facing heavy debt and financial issues, which ended up losing them the best player. As a result, Messi now plays for Paris Saint-German in Ligue-1.
Messi appears for Argentina during the international duties. He has won Copa America and an Olympic Gold medal for the South American team.
Lionel Messi Career Earnings
Messi has achieved almost everything he possibly could have & has broken records after records and has left the world starstruck as they watch him with the ball at his feet.
In November 2017, Lionel Messi became the best-paid player in La Liga by agreeing to a new Barcelona deal to extend his stay at Camp Nou until 2021.
According to Celebrity new Worth, Messi’s net worth is around $600 million through football contracts, endorsement deals, and investments. He also has a lifelong deal with Adidas.
In 2019, Messi launched his own clothing line and opened his first retail outlet, The Messi Store in Barcelona.
Lionel Messi Goals And Records
Messi holds the record of most goals in La Liga(474) also holds the record for most international goals. He has also scored over 750 career goals for club and country, and has the most goals by a player for a single club.
Since 2008, Messi has won seven Ballons d’Or, six FIFA World’s Best player awards, and also 6 European Golden Shoes awards.
- 7 times Ballon d’Or Winner
- FIFA World Player of the Year (2009)
- FIFA World Cup Golden Ball (2014)
- 6x European Golden Shoe
- The Best FIFA’s Men Player (2019)
- Copa America (2020)
- Laureus World Sportsman of the Year (2020)
- 6x La Liga Best Player
Lionel Messi Personal Life
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Messi married his long-time girlfriend Antonela Roccuzzo in 2017. Both are parents of three kids named Thiago (born 2012), Mateo (born 2015), and Ciro (born 2018).
Lionel Messi Jersey Numbers
Messi is one of the most famous players to wear the number 10, after Diego Maradona and Ronaldinho.
Messi made his debut for Barcelona wearing the number 30 jersey. Later on, he went onto succeed Ronaldinho’s number 10 role. Currently, he wears number 30 at PSG and number 10 for Argentina.
Lionel Messi Social Media
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