Lionel Messi is considered by many to be the best football player ever or, at the very least, the best player in the world right now. He is the best player in the history of football. He has been described as the greatest footballer of all time.
He was born in Rosario, Argentina, on September 17, 1987. His father died when he was four years old. He had a difficult childhood, living with his grandmother, and was brought up by his mother. He was raised by his grandparents after his mother remarried. He grew up playing soccer with his brothers, but they were not interested in it. He did not have a great start in school. He had a poor academic record and dropped out at the age of 13. He moved to Barcelona, Spain, to play for FC Barcelona.
At the age of 16, he started playing for the youth team. The coach, Pep Guardiola, was impressed with him and promoted him to the first team. He played for the club for three seasons and won the Copa del Rey (Spanish Cup) twice. He also played in the Champions League. In 2008, he was called up to the Argentine national team.
In 2009, he became the youngest player to score 100 goals in the Spanish league. He was named the World Footballer of the Year for 2009. In 2010, he was named the FIFA World Player of the Year. In 2011, he was named the FIFA Ballon d’Or, which is considered the most prestigious award in world football. He was named the world’s best player for the second time in 2012. He was named the world player of the year for the third time in 2013.
Messi is known for his skill, speed, ball control, dribbling, passing, shooting, goal scoring, and goals per game. He has been compared to Pele and Diego Maradona because of his skills. He is the only player to have scored more than 100 goals in La Liga, Serie A, and the English Premier League. He is the first player to score 30 or more goals in five consecutive seasons.