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Lionel Messi’s Journey With Barcelona

Lionel Messi's Journey With Barcelona

Legend was born in 1987. Messi started his career at the very young age of 13. He belongs to Argentina’s national football team who plays in a forward position for FC Barcelona Club. His skill is so loved and praised by the crowd but it was soon he realized being diagnosed with medical problems. FC Barcelona helped by paying all the debts for his treatment. From there on there was no looking back he moved on to Spain where he was recognized as the greatest player in history. He helped his club win a lot of league titles and tournaments which highlighted the name of FC Barcelona to a large extent. Messi is FC Barcelona’s pride and respect.

Lionel Messi's Journey With Barcelona

Messi’s legacy began in 2001 he started from the junior team but within a short time his demand grew and he was provided offers from many teams. He is the only player who played for 5 different teams and gave his best knock at every match. In the year 2004, he was offered to play from Spain under 20 teams but the player neglected it and continued to play for his country. he was the first youngest player to score the highest number of goals for his team in his first appearance in any league. In the year 2005, he played his first international match against Hungary and led Argentina to victory in the 2005 FIFA youth championship. He was the youngest player to play for Argentina.

In the year 2006, he made his first world cup debut with Argentina. He played his first match at the age of 19. he played well for his team but couldn’t provide victory. they lost from Germany by 4 – 2 in a plenty shoot-out in a semi-final match of the league.

In the year 2006 playing from Barcelona, he was capable of providing his team the first time to win the La Liga Spanish League and Champions League. He scored a major of 14 goals in 26 league matches.

In 2007 he played as a major striker for his team at the very young age of 20. He became an essential part of Barcelona. Till 2012, he set a new record by scoring 91 goals which are more than 75 goals of Pele and 85 goals of GERD Mullers.

Lionel Messi's Journey With Barcelona

In the year 2008, he won a gold medal for Argentina in Beijing Olympics.

In the year 2010, Messi was given the prestige to wear the number 10t-shirt. Argentina reached the quarter-finals of the 2010 world cup but soon bad luck began they lost to Germany by 4 – 0. Messi was trolled a lot after losing twice to Germany in World Cup matches Final. He was handed the Argentina team captainship in august 2011 at the very young age of 24. Under his captaincy, Argentina reached to finals with Germany in the 2014 world cup but couldn’t earn the victory for his team and lost by 1- 0 against Germany in Maracana stadium. After that Argentina rose to a high extent and the team progressed quickly in the year 2015 a total of 122 goals with Messi’s contribution of 58 goals. He was handed the golden boot for scoring the most number of goals.

Recently before his retirement In 2020, Argentina won Copa America against Brazil in the Final. In the match, Messi played a crucial role for his team. FC Barcelona surely is proud of bringing out such a legend for the world.

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