With the help of his tiny stature the argentine onward has perfectly mastered the art of penetrating with defenders while dribbling and squeezing himself in between players without any anxiety or doubt. Lionel messi is an argentine professional footballer who is often regarded as one of the greatest players of all time and has won a record six ballon d or awards and a record six european golden shoes.
What s more without the treatment messi was expected to reach a height of about 150 cm.
Lionel messi height reddit. Messi max 169cm can t see him being more than an 1 2 inch taller than xavi also looks around 2cm shorter than iniesta so 168 5cm is fine. Nik ashton said on 8 sep 20. Lionel messi marked his return from suspension with a goal in the copa del rey on wednesday as barcelona survived a scare against rayo vallecano to reach the quarter finals.
Messi s height is officially provided as 5 feet 7 inches although the wall street journal recommends the footballer doesn t come up to that. The subreddit for news videos pictures on barcelona and argentina international lionel messi. Lionel messi messi with argentina at the 2018 fifa world cup personal information full name lionel andrés messi date of birth 1987 06 24 24 june 1987 age 33 place of birth rosario argentina height 1 70 m 5 ft 7 in position s forward club information current team barcelona number 10 youth career 1994 2000 newell s old boys 2001 2003 barcelona senior career years team apps gls.
Lionel messi in an event organized by the leo messi foundation on 26 june 2016 when messi missed a penalty in the final shootout in the copa america final and argentina lost to chile he announced his retirement from international football. Br said on 11 nov 20 johnny if lionel is 5 4 then ferdinand is 6 0. And that means messi only needs to walk around the midfield to get the ball and then when he does with his laser accurate passing he can make a 40 yard pass to the left wing who is usually jordi alba and by the time the ball reaches alba and he makes a move down the left side messi sprints down the middle to get the ball back and score.
Currently he is 170 cm tall but is still one of the shortest players in the sport. Lionel messi is an argentinian footballer who plays for fc barcelona. A barcelona legend he has scored more than 700 senior career goals for club and country as well as has held the records for most goals in la liga 445 a la liga and european league season.
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