Lionel Messi

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Lionel Messi

Argentine professional footballer Lionel Messi’s full name is Luis Lionel Andres Messi. Image source: www.sporteology.com

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Lionel Messi

At the age of 17, Messi became the third youngest person ever to play for Barcelona. Image source: www.images.express.co.uk

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Lionel Messi

Messi’s first contract with Barcelona was made on a paper napkin! Carles Rexach, sporting director of FC Barcelona, was highly impressed with Messi's skills and wanted to make a contract immediately. He used a paper napkin because there was no paper at hand. Image source: www.telegraph.co.uk

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Lionel Messi

Messi was a top-scorer in four consecutive Champions League seasons. Image source: www.dailymail.co.uk

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Lionel Messi

He was the first Argentinian to be named FIFA World Player of the Year. Image source: www.mirror.co.uk

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Lionel Messi

He is a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF. Image source: www.dailymail.co.uk

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Lionel Messi

He is a great foodie. His favourite dish is Escalope Milanese. Image source: www.bleacherreport.net

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Lionel Messi

He has a tattoo on his body as a tribute to his mother and son. Image source: www.stern.de

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