Lionel Andrés Messi Lionel messi is a professional soccer player that plays for as FORWARD for spanish club fc barcelona and is CAPTAIN for the team. By:Jahir Antonio Morales-Monzon

Lionel Messi was born in Rosario, Argentina on June 24, 1987 (age 29). He is the captain for his national team Argentina.

Lionel Messi is dating Antonella Roccuzzo and has two kids with her. The oldest kid his name is Thiago Messi he is 4 years old he was born in Barcelona, Spain on November 2, 2012 (age 4 years). The youngest kid his name is Mateo Messi and was born in Barcelona, Spain on September 11, 2015 (age 1 year)

soccer player Lionel Messi moved to Spain at the age of 13, after the FC Barcelona club agreed to pay for hormone-deficiency treatments. Messi became a star in his new country, leading his club to championships.

Lionel Messi was rejected to play for a team in Argentina because he had a growth hormone deficiency. At age 13, he relocated to Spain to join Barcelona, who agreed to pay for his medical treatment.

Lionel Messi has won 5 ballon d'ors (player of the year) he won them in the years 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

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