Messi in the June 24, 1987 south of the city of Rosario in the province of Santa Fe, Argentina, to parents Jorge Horacio Messi (born 1958), working in a factory, Celia Maria Kuccitina cleaning lady, the daughter's family and the father of Italian origin, where his grandfather, Angelo Messi, who emigrated to Argentina in 1883. Has a greater than two brothers Rodrigo and Matias, as well as the sister of Maria Sol. At the age of five, Messi started playing football for local club coached by his father, Jorge called Grandolee. In 1995, Messi moved to Newell's Old Boys, who was based in the city of Rosario, his hometown. At the age of 11, he discovered that he suffers from a lack of growth hormones. Showed the club River Plate are interested in signing Messi, but did not have the club enough money to pay for the treatment of his condition, which cost $ 900 a month. Carles Rexach, the sporting director of FC Barcelona, who heard his talent through the contact relatives of Messi in Lleida, Catalonia, Messi's family and got a chance to present it to the FC Barcelona, Messi and traveled with his father. FC Barcelona and saw him play and struck his talent and introduced the family to move to Spain Messi ensure treatment are compared. His family moved to Europe and began in the youth teams at the club
2008, 2009, 2010 The best player served to under-21: 1
2007 The best player in the Spanish league: 3
2009, 2010.2011 Spanish league's top scorer: 1
2010 Top scorer in Copa del Rey: 1
2011 The best foreign player in La Liga: 3
2007, 2009, 2010 The best player in the Latin league: 4
2007, 2009, 2010.2011 European Golden Boot: 1
2010 Champions League top scorer: 3
2009, 2010.2011 The best player in the Champions League: 1
2009 The best striker in the Champions League: 1
2009 Man final of the UEFA Champions League: 1
2011 Fans' man of match Champions League final: 2
2009.2011 Year Group: 3
2008, 2009, 2010 The best Argentine player: 5
2005.2007, 2008, 2009.2010 best player in the world: 2
2009.2010 Best young player of the year: 3
2006, 2007, 2008 Best young player of the year special: 2
2007.2008 The perfect combination: 4
2007, 2008, 2009.2010 World Cup U-20 Player of the Year: 1
2005 World Cup top scorer for young people under 20 years: 1
2005 Copa America Best Young Player of the tournament: 1
2007 The best player of the year: 1
2009 The best player bullish year: 3
2006, 2007, 2008 Club World Cup Golden Ball: 1
2009 Year Group: 4
2005-06 0.2007-08 0.2008-09 0.2009-10 The role of the Owens Award: 1
2009 Bravo Award: 1
2007 Legend Marca: 1
2009 Tuttosport Golden Boy: 1
2005 UEFA best goal of the year: 1
Barcelona : Messi in his first match official with the first team in a friendly match against Jose Mourinho when he was coaching Porto in the November 16, 2003 (aged 16 years and 145 days). in less than a year after that , summoned by coach Frank Rijkaard to play for the first time in the league against Espanyol in the October 16, 2004 (aged 17 years and 114 days), becoming the third youngest player to play with the first team and the youngest player to play for Barcelona in La Liga (a record became crowded mate Bojan Krkic in the September 2007). Likely many, the beginning of a Lionel Messi true when he scored his first goal against Albacete, and after a pass by the player Ronaldinho of paid Messi's lob over the goalkeeper, and this objective becomes the youngest player in the history of Barcelona, scoring in the league, at the age of 17 years and 10 months and 7 days until 2007 when it broke Bojan Krkic this record, scored the goal industry Messi. Messi said the former coach Rijkaard: "I will never forget the fact that behind began my career, and he put his faith in me when I was in seventh or sixth just ten.
2005-06 season compared to Pele and Maradona will end.
Diego Maradona, in his answer if he wins Messi World Cup 2010 on 16 September, for the second time in three months, Barcelona announced an update to Messi; this time it was for the better to pay him as a key player in the first team and an extension until June 2014. Messi obtained Spanish citizenship on September 26, 2005 to be able to finally play for the first time in his first season in the Spanish league. In the first outing for Messi on the floor of the Camp Nou in the Champions League came on September 27 against Udinese. fans present at the Nou Camp, Camp Nou, they applauded Messi a standing ovation the moment of his replacement, the Mokdmh in the game and bring it in line with Ronaldinho has made gains Barcelona .
Messi scored six goals in 17 league appearances, scoring one goal in the Champions League in six. Ended his season early in March 7, 2006, however, when he had a torn muscle in his right thigh during the second leg of the second round of the Champions League against Chelsea. finished the Barcelona Rijkaard this season as a hero of Spain and Europe.
2006-07 season Messi in the match against Rangers in 2007. In the 2006-07 season, Messi to impose itself as a key player for the first team, scoring 14 times in 26 games. on November 12 in the match against Real Zaragoza, Messi suffered a broken metatarsal, kept him for two three months. Messi has recovered from his injury in Argentina, and came back to play against Racing Santander on February 11, where he entered as a substitute in the second half. March 11, saw the Clasico Messi in top form, scoring hat-trick and leads 10 - players Barcelona a 3-3 draw, a tie three times, with a draw last came in stoppage time. and thus became the first player since Iván Zamorano (for Real Madrid season in 1994-95) to score a hat-trick in El Clásico. Messi is also the youngest player ever to score in this match. And near the end of the season began finding the net often; 11 of 14 league goal of the season came from the last 13 games .
Messi shortly before recording his goal in the famous goal Getafe. Messi also proved that "the new Maradona", by repeating the goals of Maradona, the most famous in the world in one season. in the April 18, 2007, scored two goals in the Cup of Spain in semi-final against Getafe, and one of them was similar to a large extent in order to Maradona's famous against England in the 1986 World Cup in Mexico, and known to the century. and the World Press Sports comparing Maradona, and described the Spanish press Messi as "Misadona." almost ran the same distance, 62 meters (203 feet), to overcome the same number of players (six, including the goalkeeper), scored from a similar situation too, and ran towards the corner flag as he did Maradona in Mexico 21 years ago. in a press conference after the match, said team-mate Deco, Messi: "It was the best goal I've seen in my life." against Espanyol, Messi scored the goal also was similar to Maradona's goal against England in the quarter-finals of the World Cup. Messi was the same on the ball touched his hand to head the ball past goalkeeper Carlos Kameni. Despite protests from the players, Espanyol and repeats it to confirm a clear handball, awarded the goal. 
2007-08 season Messi leads Barcelona to 2-0 to Sevilla at Camp Nou Stadium in September 22, 2007 in the 2007-08 season, Messi scored five goals in a week to lead Barcelona to the top four in the league. On September 19, record the time when Barcelona beat Lyon 3-0 at home in the Champions League match. scored two goals against Sevilla on September 22 Then on September 26, Messi scored two more goals in the match to win 4-1 Real Zaragoza. The next target in the second leg 4-1 win against Levante on September 29, 2007. His second goal in the Champions League this season came against Stuttgart. February 27, Messi played a match official shirt of the 100 Barcelona against Valencia.
Nominated Messi Award ATP squad year in the category of the attack. The opinion poll was conducted as a copy the Internet to Spanish newspaper Marca had a vote as the best player in the world with 77 percent of the vote. The editors of the newspapers of the Barcelona dailies El Mundo Deportivo and Sbort stated that he must be given the Golden Ball for Messi, a view supported by Franz Beckenbauer. figures football such as Francesco Totti has said he believes that Messi a better football players present in the world. and missed Messi for six weeks after injury March 4, when he had a torn muscle in his left thigh during the Champions League match against Celtic. This is the fourth time in three seasons, Messi to suffer this type of injury. After his return from injury Messi scored the last goal of the 2007-08 season against Valencia on May 4, 2008 winning 6-0. At the end of the season Messi managed to score 16 goals and making 13 goals in all competitions.
2008-09 season Messi in the match against Deportivo La Akoronaaand departure of Ronaldinho for the club, inherited Messi shirt number 10. in the October 1, 2008, during the Champions League match against Shakhtar Donetsk, Messi scored two goals in seven minutes last, after coming on a substitute for Thierry Henry, to turn the deficit 1-0 to 2-1 win for Barcelona. was a league game coming against Atletico Madrid, the match was described as a battle of a friendly between Messi and his close friend Sergio Aguero. Messi scored a goal from a free kick, and made another as Barca win the match 6-1. Messi has two more spreading impressive against Sevilla Ptsgelet shot from 23 meters (25 yards) and then rolling the ball around the goalkeeper and scoring from a tight angle to the other party. in the December 13, 2008, in the first El Clasico for this season, Messi scored the second goal in the game which Barcelona won 2-0 at Real Madrid. obtained a second place award for best player in the world 2008 by 678 points .
Messi scored the first hat-trick for the year 2009 in the Spanish King's Cup match against Atletico Madrid, Barcelona won 3-1. Messi scored two more goals in the important February 1, 2009, Bnzulh second-half substitute to help Barcelona beat Racing Santander 1-2 after that was 1-0 to the bottom. Second strikes the target 5000 Barcelona in the league. in round 28 of La Liga, Messi scored his goal of 30 this season in all competitions, to help his side win 6-0 Malaga in the process. in the April 8, 2009, Register Mratn against Bayern Munich in the Champions League, to a record in person with eight goals in the tournament. on April 18, achieved Messi goal 20 league this season by beating Getafe 1-0, to allow Barcelona to maintain a difference six points in the the top of the league table for Real Madrid.
Towards the end of the season Barcelona, Messi scored two goals (his 35 and 36 goals in all competitions) for the crown by winning 6-2 on Real Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu which was the heaviest defeat for Real Madrid since 1930. After the registration of each goal, ran towards the crowd and cameras lifted his shirt and display the T-shirt Books by Síndrome X Fràgil (syndrome X-fragile), to show support for children who suffer from this disease. Messi in the industry goal of Andres Iniesta in stoppage time against Chelsea in the Champions League semi-final to send directly to Barcelona to face Manchester United in the final. Won the first King's Cup on May 13, scored a goal and making two others, in a 4-1 win over Athletic Bilbao. and helped his team to get through bilateral win the league. On May 27 helped Barcelona win the Champions League by scoring the second goal in the 70th minute give Barcelona a difference two goals; also became the top scorer in the Champions League, the youngest in the history of the tournament, with nine goals. and also won Messi won the best striker: The best Player of the numbers in an amazing in Europe. This victory means that Barcelona has won the Cup, the King of Spain, La Liga and the Champions League in one season, This was the first time to win the Spanish club treble.
2009-10 season, "Once it starts its inception, can not stop Messi. It is the only player who can change the direction it runs the same speed." "It's the best player in the world behind well. It is (like) PlayStation. Can take advantage of every mistake we make."
Arsene Wenger after Barcelona won 4-1 at Arsenal. Messi lead the attack in a match in the Cup Joan Gamper between Barcelona and Manchester City at the Camp Nou. After winning the European Super Cup 2009, the Barcelona coach Josep Guardiola that Messi the best player he saw in his life. on September 18, signed Messi contract new Barcelona, Gary until 2016 with a clause provided a penalty of 250 million euros, to be Messi, as well as Zlatan Ibrahimovic, top players paid in the league, litigation 9.5 million euros per year. Four days later, in September 22, Messi scored two goals and another in Barcelona win 4-1 at Racing Santander in La Liga. scored his first European of the season on September 29, winning 2-0 at Dynamo Kiev, and raise the tally to six goals goals in seven games in the Spanish league strike during the 6-1 direction from Real Zaragoza to the Nou Camp stadium.
Crowned Messi Ballon d'Or 2009, December 1, 2009, to crush the next opponent, runner-up Cristiano Ronaldo is by far not happened in the history of this award with 473 votes against 233 votes. Then, quoted by France Football magazine says Messi: "I dedicate this award to my family, and that was always there when you need them and sometimes they feel more emotion from me."
Messi in the Club World Cup 2009. On December 19, Messi scored the winning goal in the final of the FIFA Club World Cup 2009 against Estudiantes in Abu Dhabi, to give the club to title VI of this year. Two days later, he received the prize for the best football player in the the world, beating both Cristiano Ronaldo and Kaka, Xavi and Andres Iniesta for the award. This was the first time won by Messi, and became Messi is the first Argentine to receive this honor since the beginning of the award. at January 10, 2010, Messi scored the first hat-trick to him in 2010 and the first hat-trick of the season against Tenerife win 0-5 , and on January 17, scored 100 with the club in the match 4-0 win over Sevilla.
Messi then began in the path of great scoring 11 goals in five games. First recorded in the 84th minute before beating Malaga 2-1, and then scored two goals in a match against Almeria a 2-2 draw. continued his brilliance week later is impressive, scoring eight goals; began scoring the hat-trick against Valencia win 3-0 Go , then scored two goals against Stuttgart, won the 4-0 win that guaranteed to Barcelona to qualify for the quarter-finals of the Champions League, and finally scored hat-trick last against Zaragoza in the 4-2 win forth, to become the first player to Barcelona score hat-trick in succession in the league. played his 200th official with Barcelona against Osasuna on March 24, 2010.
In the April 6, 2010, Messi scored four goals in one game for the first time in his career, in a match win on the ground 4-1 at Arsenal in the Champions League quarter final second leg. This has also crossed to Rivaldo to become the top scorer of the historic Barcelona in the Champions League. on April 10, Messi scored his goal 40 of this season when he scored the first goal in a 2-0 win out of the ground against rivals Real Madrid in El Clásico. on May 1, Messi 50 match this season and scored two goals in a 4-1 win against Villarreal out of the ground. only three days later, on May 4, Messi scored two goals in the 4-1 win last on the ground in front of Tenerife. Messi scored his goal of 32 for this season in the league on May 8, in a match away win against Sevilla, In the final match against Valladolid, scoring two goals in the second half to equal the number Ronaldo Previous 34 goals achieved in the 1996-97 season shirt Barcelona, and ends with a difference of four goals behind the record Telmo Zarra 38. On June 3, 2010, he received the best player in the league for the second year in a row.
2010-11 season on August 21, 2010, Messi scored the first hat-trick in his debut this season in the 4-0 win over Sevilla in the Spanish Super Cup, Barcelona, to help in securing the first titles this season after losing the first leg 1-3. also started his season in the league in order, scored after just three minutes against Racing Santander on August 29, 2010. He then continued his brilliance in the group stage match in the Champions League against Panathinaikos, scoring two goals, and making two others and also hit the goal frame on two occasions singles.
On September 19, 2010, Messi suffered an ankle injury due to a deliberate intervention of defender Tomasz Oevalloshi Atletico Madrid in the 92nd minute of the game round 3 on the Vicente Calderon Stadium. At first glance, it was feared that Messi suffered a broken ankle that could have been about the player a star out of action for a period of not less than six months, but the implementation of an MRI the next day in Barcelona showed suffering a sprained ligaments internal and external to his right ankle. The teammate David Villa "intervene on Messi was brutal," after watching the shot and also added that he believed the Atletico defender "did not intervene to hurt." The accident caused interest to the media on a large scale and put the discussion of equal protection for all players in the game.
When he returned Messi scored a 1-1 draw against Mallorca. He then scored two more goals in the Champions League against Copenhagen and helped the team win 2-0 at home. He recorded goals impressive polychlorinated against Zaragoza and Sevilla. After October fruitful, he began struck first in November in the match a 1-1 draw out of the ground in front of Copenhagen and a match win against Getafe out of the ground where he made the team-mates David Villa and Pedro Rodriguez. in the next game against Villarreal, scored a brilliant collection between him and Pedro , gave Barcelona a 2-1 lead. Scored another goal and Barcelona won 3-1. This was a game 7, respectively, which record the Messi, breaking his own previous record of 6. It also achieved a complete scoring 50 goals in a calendar year of 2010 with the first goal, while with the second goal, achieved the same feat again, this time in view of the goals he scored wearing a Barcelona shirt in 2010. Against Almeria scored his second hat-trick of the season with 8-0 win exciting out of the ground, the goal was the second goal of the 100 has in the league. and scored in the ninth game in a row (including the tenth match the friendly against Brazil) in an away win 3-0 Panathinaikos.
Messi plays against Real Madrid in the match Champions Aorobatoagaf scoring Messi continued on November 29 in the Clasico, but Barcelona managed to 5-0 win industry Messi twice for Villa. on the next game, scored two goals and one against Osasuna. He Butnaúatin in against Real Sociedad. in Derby Barcelona, Barcelona won the match 1-5, and the making of his colleagues Pedro and Villa goal each. The first goal in 2011 against Deportivo La Coruna from a free kick in a 4-0 win out of the ground, where he made again to Pedro and Villa. Won Messi Ballon d'Or 2010, ahead of his colleagues in Barcelona Xavi and Iniesta. has been nominated Messi for the prize for the fourth year in a row. Only two days after receiving the award scored his first hat-trick in the year and third this season against Real Betis. and began the second round of the league in order, scoring the penalty, his second against Racing Santander. after he scored the penalty, it was revealed Messi letter written by the undershirt that says, "Holiday Happy Birthday, Mami." He continued his form scoring two goals against Almeria in the Cup semi-final King of Spain, and followed with two goals two other in less than a week later against Hercules. on February 5, broke the Barcelona record for consecutive victories in the league with 16 victory after beating Atletico Madrid 3-0 Camp Nou. Lionel Messi hat-trick to secure victory for his team after the game said, "It is an honor to be able to overcome the record registered in the name great, such as Di Stefano," and "if the figure has lasted for a long time because it is too complex and difficult to overcome I have come to the winning team in a very difficult going through a bad status, making it more difficult.
After two scoreless scored the winning goal against Athletic Bilbao and Barcelona won 2-1. the following week scored his first goal for his head this season against Real Mallorca 3-0 to win out of the ground. and this victory was equal to the index registered on behalf of the club Basque Primera Liga Real Sociedad in the 1979-80 season, not loss out of the ground 19 games. The record after three days when Messi scored the only goal of the game away to Valencia. on March 8, Messi scored two goals against Arsenal in the Champions League match at Camp Nou, and to help Barcelona win 3-1 to qualify for the quarter The final of the tournament. After failing to score for a month scored two goals against Almeria; The second objective was 47 to him for this season, equaling his record from the previous season. exceeded his record in the April 12, 2011, scoring the winning goal against Shakhtar Donetsk in the UEFA Champions League match, who put him in the record book for more than a recording of the objectives of the players in the history of Barcelona one season. scored his eighth goal in the Clasico match in a 1-1 draw at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu. On April 23, Messi scored his goal of 50 for the season by winning 2-0 at Osasuna where he entered the host as a substitute in the 60th minute.
In the first leg of the semi-final of the Champions League gave an unforgettable performance, scoring two goals against Real Madrid in the match to win 2-0, the second goal has been applauded as one of the best goals in this stage of the tournament. in the Champions League final Europe on the Wembley Stadium, Messi scored the decisive goal in the match to give Barcelona a third title in six years, and the fourth ADAMS.]