Lionel Messi, full name Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccitini, nicknamed Leo Messi, was born on June 24, 1987 in Rosario, Santa Fe Province, Argentina. He is an Argentine professional football player who serves as a striker and currently plays for the French Football League. Paris Saint-Germain Football Club.
In terms of clubs, Messi entered the La Masia youth training camp in 2000. In 2004, Messi signed a professional contract with FC Barcelona.
In 2009, Messi helped Barcelona to win the six crowns and won the Golden Globe for the first time.
In 2011, Messi helped Barcelona crown five crowns.
In 2012, Messi scored 91 official goals in a single natural year to break the football scoring record and won the Ballon d’Or for the fourth consecutive year.
In 2015, Messi once again helped Barcelona to be crowned the five-time champion, and won the Golden Globe Award for the fifth time personally.
In 2019, Messi won the Ballon d’Or for the sixth time. In 2021, Messi freely joined the Paris Saint-Germain Football Club and won the Golden Globe Award for the seventh time in the same year.
In terms of the national team, Messi helped the Argentine U20 youth team win the World Youth Championship in 2005. In 2008, Messi won the men’s football gold medal in the Beijing Olympic Games with the Argentine Olympic team. In 2014, Messi helped the Argentine national team win the World Cup runner-up, and personally won the World Cup Golden Globe. In 2021, Messi helped the Argentine national team win the Copa America.
In 2022, Messi helped the Argentine national team win the World Cup and European and American Cups, and once again won the World Cup Golden Globe