Few Facts about Lionel Messi Which You Might Not Know PRACHI April 26, 2017 Home Lionel Messi, a famous Argentine professional footballer, does not need any introduction. He has many records under him and till date he is considered as the best soccer player in the world. Here in this Blog, we would guide you Few Facts about Lionel Messi Which You Might Not Know. Messi is the only player in History to won 5 FIFA BALLON D’OR awards. He is also the first one to win 3 European Golden Shoes . Messi is also the Top Goal Scorer in entire Spanish Football History. During his childhood, Messi was diagnosed with a “Growth Hormone Deficiency”. During being at age 6, he not only started playing Soccer but had joined the Rosario club. He holds two passports – Argentina’s and Spain’s. Messi earns about $128,000 per day. His first international debut lasted 47 seconds, because he received a red card after coming on as a substitute. Messi wears the No. 10 jersey because he is inspired from Ronaldinho. Messi is a record holder of six La Ligas, two Copas del Rey, five Supercopas de Espana, three UEFA Champions Leagues, two UEFA Super Cups and two Club World Cups. Lionel’s nickname is “The Flea” it’s due to his speed and agility. Messi owns Leo Messi Foundation, which helps giving children the best opportunities for education and health care. After Tax Fraud Case Leo Messi and his dad Jorge spent their most of the time at a Casino in the Bahamas. Messi is the Goodwill ambassador of UNICEF. He first ever appearance in an advertisement was for Japanese face wash Scalp. He has also dated a hometown girl Macarena Lemos and has also been linked to Luciana Salazar, a model in Argentina. He is an avid PlayStation player. Messi never watched his highlights on television. Born in 24th June 1987 Lionel Messi is the most respectful figure in Soccer history.