- DATE OF BIRTH
- June 24, 1987
- ZODIAC SIGN
- PLACE OF BIRTH
- Argentina, Rosario
- FULL NAME (ENG)
- Lionel andres messi cucittini
Lionel Messi (1987) – football player, born June 24 in the city of Rosario, Argentina. Best known as the Barcelona striker
In 2005, Messi became the star of Argentine football. This year in the biography of Lionel Messi brought many victories. Thanks to the victory at the World Youth Championships, the athlete was named the best player in the competition. For the first time Messi played in the national team on August 17 in a match against Hungary. In official matches, Lionel scored his first goal on May 1 for the Barcelona team. As part of the opponents was another world famous footballer – Ronaldinho. Then Messi turned only 18.
Soon Messi began to be compared with the Argentine football hero Diego Maradona. Like Maradona, Lionel was a striker, bringing the team points. The official website of Barcelona calls Messi “highly talented.” In 2006, the athlete was part of the Argentine team at the World Championships.
Additional data: The city of Rosario is also the birthplace of Che Guevara. On April 18, 2007, Messi scored an illustrious goal against Getafe. He kept the ball in the middle of the field, and then made a dash, beating five defenders and a goalkeeper. This famous in the biography of Lionel Messi goal is compared with the “goal of the century” Diego Maradona in a match against England at the 1986 World Championships. Another teenager who became the football sensation of the time of Messi is Wayne Rooney