Sunday, June 17, 2018

Lionel Messi : One of the greatest player of modern generation

Lionel Messi is an Argentinian footballer widely considered as one of the greatest players of the modern generation. He has often been described as Diego Maradona’s successor.

Let's know more about Messi's Life -




PERSONAL INFORMATION :

Real Name - Lionel Andres Messi

Date of Birth - 24 June 1987

Place of Birth - Rosario, Argentina

Height -  1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)

Professional Debut - 4 August 2004 against Hungary

Jersy Number - 10

Position - Forward

Current Team - Barcelona

CAREER ACHIEVEMENTS :


  • Messi holds the Guinness World Record for most goals in a calendar year – 91 goals during 2012.
  • He is the only player to score in four consecutive Champions League campaigns.
  • Only player to have won FIFA Club World Cup Golden Ball more than one.
  • All-time top-goalscorer of Argentina.
  • In 2013, became the youngest player to score 200 goals in La Liga.
  • Youngest player to make 100 appearances in the UEFA Champions League: 28 years
  •  Most La Liga Best Player awards, six times (2009-2013, 2015).
  • In 2015-16, Forbes magazine listed him world’s second highest-paid athlete (after Cristiano Ronaldo).



These are some of the few records he got, the original list of records is very big.

According to Diego Maradona - “I have seen the player who will inherit my place in Argentine football and his name is Messi. Messi is a genius, and he can become an even better player.”
                        His potential is limitless, and I think he’s got everything it takes to become Argentina’s greatest player.”

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