Messi's career in numbers
Messi's career in numbers, up to his 30th birthday.
Lionel Messi is 29-year-old Argentine soccer player. He is forward for Spanish club FC Barcelona, and is captain and top scorer for Argentina National Soccer Team!
He has become one of the most paid and best athletes in the world with his style and finesse in the game.
Messi is also very kind and humble, as he represents Leo Messi Foundation for helping children in need.
Lionel Messi is often compared with his childhood idol Diego Maradonna, and his style of play is compared to Maradonna's.
He was one of the kids in Barcelona's Youth Academy. He made his debut in 2004, and by 2007 he was named FIFA World Player of the Year.
Messi always played for FC Barcelona and says that he would not change his favorite team.
Find out some of his statistics in this video!