Messi is both football s most decorated celebrated player and also its most under appreciated. 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.
The 33 year old holds a plethora of records to his name and he set yet another one last night after appearing for barcelona.
Lionel messi football history. Luis lionel andres leo messi is an argentinian soccer player who plays forward for the fc barcelona club and the argentina national team. Messi lined up on the right of centre of the attacking three with pedri assuming position on the left side while martin braithwaite led the line. Lionel andrés messi spanish pronunciation.
Lionel messi broke pele s one club scoring record as he netted his 644th goal for barcelona in tuesday s impressive 3 0 win over real valladolid. At the age of 13 messi moved from argentina to spain. Barcelona superstar lionel messi breaks records for fun it would seem.
Messi is only one goal away from tying pele s long standing record for the most goals with a single club and his barcelona journey officially began 20 years ago on dec. Clement lenglet and martin braithwaite were also. Lionel messi has finally done it he has broken pele s record for most goals with a single club as he hit his 644th goal for barcelona against real valladolid.
Even when compared against football s previous best players in the world the likes of zinedine. What were lionel messi s achievements. 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 official recorded assists in football history 302.
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. Ljoˈnel anˈdɾes ˈmesi. Messi s phenomenal skills garnered the attention of prestigious clubs on both sides of the atlantic.