10 amazing facts about Lionel Messi that you never heard

10.Lionel's nickname is "The Flea",due to his speed and agility.



9.When Messi was only 13 years old he impressed so much Barcelona FC that they offered to pay his medical bills and move his family to Spain.

8.That explain the reason they hurry up to sign his first contract on a napkin...

7.Messi became a Spanish citizen in September 2005.

6.Lionel Messi made an ad for a Japanese face wash product

5.Messi celebrate after scoring a goal is dedicated to his beloved grandmother."I am doing this because I dedicate my goals to my grandmother. She took to me to football but now she can't see how far I have come. Nevertheless, she continues to help me and my family," Messi explained.

4. in March 2013,Japanese jeweller Ginza Takana create a a solid gold statue of Messi's left foot weighing 25 kilograms to raise funds for victims of the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami. It was valued at $5.25 million...

3.Messi holds the Guinness World Record title for scoring the most goals in a single calendar year

2.messi had growth hormone deficiency.Messi said: “When I was 11 years old they discovered that I had a growth hormone deficiency and I had to start a treatment to help me to grow. Every night I had to stick a needle into my legs, night after night after night, every day of the week, and this over a period of three years.”
Exclusive: Lionel Messi's improbable progression from struggling youngster to world super star

1.Messi has been dating his chilhood love,Antonella Roccuzzo.They first met when they were five years old.On 2 November 2012, Messi and Antonella became parents for the first time following the birth of their son Thiago.

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