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Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi Player of the Year 2011.jpg
Messi playin for Barcelona at the 2011 FIFA Club Warld Cup
Personal information
Full name Lionel Andrés Messi[1]
Date o birth 24 Juin 1987 (1987-06-24) (age 27)[1]
Place o birth Rosario, Argentinae[1]
Hicht 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)[1]
Playin position Forward
Club information
Current club Barcelona
Number 10
Youth career
1995–2000 Newell's Old Boys
2000–2003 Barcelona
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2004 Barcelona C 10 (5)
2004–2005 Barcelona B 22 (6)
2004– Barcelona 272 (240)
Naitional team
2004–2005 Argentinae U20 18 (14)
2007–2008 Argentinae U23 5 (2)
2005– Argentinae 83 (37)
* Senior club appearances an goals coontit for the domestic league anerlie an correct as o 01:38, 13 April 2014 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ Naitional team caps ad goals correct as o 11 September 2013

Lionel Andrés Messi (Spainyie pronunciation: [ljoˈnel anˈdɾes ˈmesi] ( listen); born 24 Juin 1987) is an Argentine fitbawer who plays as a forward for Spainyie club FC Barcelona an the Argentinae naitional team. He serves as the caiptain o his kintra's naitional fitbaa team.

He haes Spainyie ceetizenship an aw. So he can play as a EU player. He is ane o the best fitbaa players o his generation. Mony fowk say that he is the warld's best player. Messi receivit several Ballon d'Or an FIFA Warld Player o the Year bi the age of 22. His playin style an ability are similar tae Diego Maradona.

Career statistics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Club[eedit | eedit soorce]

As o match played 17 May 2014.
Club statistics
Club Saison League Copa del Rey Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Barcelona C 2003–04[2] Tercera División 10 5 10 5
Barcelona B 2003–04[3] Segunda División B 5 0 5 0
2004–05[4] 17 6 17 6
Total 22 6 22 6
Barcelona 2004–05[4] La Liga 7 1 1 0 1[lower-alpha 1] 0 9 1
2005–06[5] 17 6 2 1 6[lower-alpha 1] 1 0 0 25 8
2006–07[6] 26 14 2 2 6[lower-alpha 2] 1 2[lower-alpha 3] 0 36 17
2007–08[7] 28 10 3 0 9[lower-alpha 1] 6 40 16
2008–09[8] 31 23 8 6 12[lower-alpha 1] 9 51 38
2009–10[9] 35 34 3 1 12[lower-alpha 4] 8 3[lower-alpha 5] 4 53 47
2010–11[10] 33 31 7 7 13[lower-alpha 1] 12 2[lower-alpha 3] 3 55 53
2011–12[11] 37 50 7 3 12[lower-alpha 6] 15 4[lower-alpha 7] 5 60 73
2012–13[12] 32 46 5 4 11[lower-alpha 1] 8 2[lower-alpha 3] 2 50 60
2013–14[13] 31 28 6 5 7[lower-alpha 1] 8 2[lower-alpha 3] 0 46 41
Total 277 243 44 29 89 68 15 14 425 354
Career total 309 254 44 29 89 68 15 14 457 365
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Appearance(s) in UEFA Champions League
  2. Ane appearance in UEFA Super Cup, five appearances an ane goal in UEFA Champions League
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Appearances in Supercopa de España
  4. Ane appearance in UEFA Super Cup, 11 appearances an aicht goals in UEFA Champions League
  5. Ane appearance an twa goals in Supercopa de España, twa appearances an twa goals in FIFA Club Warld Cup
  6. Ane appearance an ane goal in UEFA Super Cup, 11 appearances an 14 goals in UEFA Champions League
  7. Twa appearances an three goals in Supercopa de España, twa appearances an twa goals in FIFA Club Warld Cup

International[eedit | eedit soorce]

Messi playin against Portugal in Geneva, Swisserland, on 9 February 2011.
As o match played 1 Julie 2014.[14][15][16][17][18]

Internaitional appearances[eedit | eedit soorce]

International statistics
Team Year Apps Goals
Argentinae 2005 5 0
2006 7 2
2007 14 6
2008 8 2
2009 10 3
2010 10 2
2011 13 4
2012 9 12
2013 7 6
2014 8 5
Total 91 42

Internaitional goals[eedit | eedit soorce]

Scores an results leet Argentinae's goal tally first.

Ootside fitbaa[eedit | eedit soorce]

Messi haes ane bairn. His son, Thiago, wis born 2 November 2012.

No anerly playin on the field, Messi fynds time tae dae charity wirk. He stairtit the Leo Messi Foundation which that helps childer in at-risk situation. Messi opened a kids pairk for childer livin in the hospital at the Varsity hospital Vall d’hebron in Barcelona an aw.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "10 Messi". fcbarcelona.com. FC Barcelona. Retrieved 6 January 2012. 
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  3. "Messi: Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini: 2003–04". BDFutbol. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Messi: Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini: 2004–05". BDFutbol. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  5. "Messi: Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini: 2005–06". BDFutbol. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  6. "Messi: Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini: 2006–07". BDFutbol. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  7. "Messi: Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini: 2007–08". BDFutbol. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  8. "Messi: Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini: 2008–09". BDFutbol. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  9. "Messi: Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini: 2009–10". BDFutbol. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  10. "Messi: Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini: 2010–11". BDFutbol. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  11. "Messi: Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini: 2011–12". BDFutbol. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  12. "Messi: Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini: 2012–13". BDFutbol. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  13. "L. Messi". Soccerway. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
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  16. "Lionel Andrés Messi – Goals in International Matches". RSSSF. Retrieved 2 February 2011. 
  17. "Lionel Messi: A Career in Numbers". Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  18. "Lionel Messi: Career Statistics". Retrieved 24 May 2012. 

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