The Legend . . . Lionel MessiAl Fahad Sami6B
1 Lionel MessiLionel Andres Messi was born in Rosario, Argentina on 24 June 1987.
He started playing when he was five years old for a local footballclub coached by his father. At the age of 11, he started playing for Newells youth team.
He joined FC Barcelona team when he was 13 years old. He was luckythat Barcelona offered him a treatment for his growth hormonedeficiency. Hes been playing for Barcelona for eleven years.
He is the best player in the world. Lionel Messi became the teensuperstar of Argentina in his first game with the national team ofArgentina.How did Lionel Messi become a soccer player?When Lionel Messi was young he used toplay soccer all the time. He used to play withhis neighbors and his friends in the streets.There wasnt a lot of places to play in.
His role model was Maradona, who taughthim how to play football.Where does Lionel Messi play?Messi is the captain for the Argentina team and he plays for FC Barcelona. His positions are middle fielder , forward, but he is mainly a striker.
Messis HonoursGolden Ball for best player in 2005Top scorer with six goals - 2005 World scorer of the year in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009FIFA world player 2009 , 2010
Top scorer 2010Golden Boot 2010Europe Player of the year 2011
Messi is the first player to win the champions League top scorer title for three consecutive years.
Champion League Winner 2011What does Messi do on the field that makes him good ?Super Creative , Speedy , Skillful , Versatile and has perfecttechniques, that what makes him the best player alive.
Messi is always in the right place at the right time. He is alwaysfinding a good spots that helps him start building up for a greatscore.
He is specialized in dead ball situations, corners, penalties and freekicks. Here is a video of a great free kick by the great Messi.
What does Messi do on the field that makes him good ?He can play in the middle, as a center forward and on either wing.
He is left-footed but he is unique because he is able to use both feet. Watch his amazing technique in the following video :http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tx7Al9vUwfo&feature=related
Very fast in running, defenders find it difficult to take ball from him.Here is a good example on how three defenders couldnt stop Messifrom scoring.
I enjoy watching Messi because he is very talented in soccer, andas fast as a rocket. I also like that he is notselfish in scoring goals. His main interest isfor his team to win. He scores goals andcreate goals for his friends.Here is a video of Messis top ten goals :http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxfLwmZx4QI
Barcelona vs. Manchester United - Champion League Questions I would like to ask MessiIf you were not a football player, what would you like to be ?
Which was your best goal, why ?
What dont you like about football ?
What is your main goal in your job, how can you achieve it ?
What was your best moment in your career ?
What is your favourite team and player ?Bibliographyen.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lionel Messi
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