Messi s phenomenal skills garnered the attention of prestigious clubs on both sides of the atlantic. Argentinian footballer lionel messi regarded by many as one of the greatest players of all time has received six ballon d or awards the most for any football player as well as the 2009 fifa world player of the year and 2019 the best fifa men s player messi holds the record for most goals in la liga 455 the supercopa de españa 14 the uefa super cup 3 and is the player with the most.
October 2004 la liga debut.
Lionel messi started his career. Ljoˈnel anˈdɾes ˈmesi. At just 17 years three months and 22 days old lionel messi makes his official league debut for barcelona coming on as a substitute late in the game. Messi started playing football as a boy and in 1995 joined the youth team of newell s old boys a rosario based top division football club.
Lionel andrés messi spanish pronunciation. Born 24 june 1987 is an argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward and captains both the spanish club barcelona and the argentina national team often considered as the best player in the world and widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time messi has won a record six ballon d or awards.