Howdy friends, As every football fan know the one of greatest football player of all Messi but only few know about his success story. So today i’m going to share Success Story of Lionel Messi with you.
Success Story of Lionel Messi
Messi was born in the year 1987, jun 24 at Rosario, central Argentina. He was from a poor family. Messi’s father was a factory steel worker and his mother worked as a part time cleaner. Growing up in a football loving family. He developed passion for football at early age.
At 5, he showed great skills at a local club coached by his father but it was strange to see that he was way to shorter than the boys of his age. In 1995, Messi switched to Newell’s old boys where he became part of a local youth powerhouse.
At 11, he was diagnosed with growth hormone deficiency & had to seek medical assistance ” Every night i had to stick a needle into my legs, over a period of 3 years “
Unfortunately, his family couldn’t afford the treatment for long and even though he was a great asset for his soccer club, but still they refused to pay his bills
But then his life took an amazing turn
At 13, FC Barcelona offered Messi a contract written on a napkin paper and also, offered to sponsor Messi’s medical bills with the condition that Messi relocates to spain. So his family moved to Spain with no money or job all in the hope that his treatment will make him big enough to play soccer.
At 17, in 2005 he became the youngest player in FC Barcelona history to score a goal and soon he, became a star performer for every team that he ever played with. Despite being injury-prone during his early career, he established himself as an integral player for the club.
At 22 years old, Messi won the Ballon d’Or and FIFA World Player of the Year award by record voting margins. His personal best campaign to date was the 2011–12 season, in which he set the La Liga and European records for most goals scored in a single season. He’s currently the second best goalscorer in the history of the European Cup/Champions League.
He led Argentina to three consecutive finals of the 2014 World Cup, for which he won the Golden Ball, and the 2015 and 2016 Copas América.With Barcelona he has won eight La Liga titles and four UEFA Champions League titles
He has won 5 Ballon d’or and 4 Golden shoe award.
Lionel Messi is known as one of greatest footballers of all time.
Today Messi has an estimated net worth of $280 million
Lionel Messi Top 10 Rule for Success :
1. Do it because you love it
2. Always aim for more
3. Ignore the little man
4. Be your own top critic
5. Stay focused
6. Do your own thing
7. Be a team player
8. Seize every opportunity
9. Dream big
10. Be Grateful
Just remember “Never lose hope you never know what tomorrow might bring”
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A lion doesn’t concern himself with the opinions of the sheep – Lionel Messi