Lionel

Messi

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Full Name Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi is a professional football player from Argentina who plays for French Ligue 1 side Paris Saint Germain. Regarded as one of the greatest players ever, Messi won the 2022 FIFA World Cup with Argentina. He was born on 24 June 1987, in Rosario, Santa Fe Province, Argentina, to Jorge Messi and Celia Cuccittini. He has two elder brothers and a younger sister. He rose to prominence at young Age at Newell’s Old Boys and was scouted by FC Barcelona in 2001.

When did Lionel Messi make his senior team debut?

Lionel Messi made his senior football debut on 16 November 2003 at the age of 16 Barcelona after progressing through the youth rank of the club. He made his Argentine senior team debut on 17 August 2005 against hungry at the age of 18 and was Red Carded just two minutes into the game. He spent 17 years with FC Barcelona before moving to PSG in 2021.

How many titles has Lionel Messi won?

Lionel Messi ranks second in the all-time list of the number of titles won, with 40. He won the 2021 Copa America, 2022 CONMEBOL–UEFA Cup of Champions, and the World Cup for Argentina. Messi has won 4 UCL, 10 La Liga, 3 Club World Cups, 4 UEFA Super Cups, 7 Copa del Rey, and 8 Supercopa with Barcelona.  He won one league title and one Trophée des Champions with PSG.