Some Facts You Didn’t Know About Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi is one of the most paid sportsmen in the world, who plays as a forward for Spanish club FC Barcelona and is the captain for the Argentina national team. And we offer to your attention Some Facts You Didn’t Know About Lionel Messi.


Parents of Lionel Messi are Jorge Horacio Messi, a factory steel worker, and Celia Maria Cuccittini, a part-time cleaner.  His paternal family originates from the Italian city of Ancona, from where they emigrated to Argentina in 1883. Messi started playing football for a local club Grandoli, аt the age of five. At the age of 11, Messi was diagnosed with a Growth Hormone Deficiency. The treatment cost $900 a month. Barcelona who intervened, and knowing Messi’s potential, then offered to pay Messi’s medical bills on the condition that he moved to Spain.

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