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Interesting questions & answers on Lionel Messi

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Commonly known as the “Little Wizard”, the greatest contemporary football player, Lionel Messi is himself is a curiosity for his fans worldwide. He is very much popular in his home country Argentina as well as beloved by the fans of Barcelona FC in Spain.

Messi has often been described as Diego Maradona’s successor because of his prolific goal scoring record and ability to dribble past opponents. The highest paid football player has won FIFA ballon d’Or five times (a record already). As the world sports media spotlight is on him, football enthusiasts are actually curious about almost everything related to him.

Here we find some of the most interesting questions and answers on Lionel Messi.

Questions & Answers on Lionel Messi:

# what’s Lionel Messi’s full name?

Lionel Andrés Messi

# where does Lionel Messi live?

Messi family had relatives in Catalonia. When the first team director of Barcelona, Charly Rexach, wanted to sign him immediately, an ultimatum was issued for Barcelona to prove their commitment and the family relocated to Barcelona in 2001. They moved into an apartment near the club’s stadium, Camp Nou.

# When will Messi leave Barcelona?

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Lionel Messi Barcelona | image credit – Wikimedia/Lluís

After a period of uncertainty, Barcelona have confirmed that Lionel Messi is going nowhere until 2021. As his current deal was due to expire next summer, media had already speculated his probable leave from Barcelona and now we can be assured of his presence here in the Catalan giant club.

# where was Lionel Messi born?

Lionel Messi was born, 24 June 1987, in Rosario, Argentina to a working-class family. His father was a factory steel worker, and his mother a cleaner.

# what’s his current salary?

40 million EUR

# who is Lionel Messi’s family?

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Messi | image credit – Flickr/Global Panorama

Spouse: Antonella Roccuzzo

Children: Thiago Messi, Mateo Messi (expecting third very soon)

# what is Lionel Messi’s buyout clause?

700 million euro ($834 million)

#Who was his Childhood idol?

Pablo Aimar

#Has any competitive desire to play in England (Premier League)?

Many people wonder if Messi’s greatness would be any different if he played in greatest club football competition English Premier League. I think he’s obviously going to answer yes. In fact there had been a rumor for some months that Lionel Messi is surely going to join the Manchester City side next season.

#Which Single Aspect in Career, Lionel Messi is really proud of?

It’s really hard to digest all the glittering highlights of Messi’s career so far and obviously this can actually be a far more difficult question to answer. The player himself has often said that he does not care for individual awards.

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Four ballon d’Ors consecutive | image credit – Flickr/Administración Nacional de la Seguridad Social

But four consecutive ballon D’Or’s (total five) cannot simply be ignored. An unbelievable return of 91 goals in a calendar year is also likely to stand the test of time. Becoming Barcelona’s all-time record scorer, and about to become leading El Clasico scorer, leading Champions League scorer and all-time highest scorer in La Liga.

#Who Has Been his biggest Influence Either Personally or Professionally?
Lionel Messi declared many of the names those have influenced him throughout his life. His father Jorge has been a constant guide, his obvious closeness to his mum was revealed when he showed off a tattoo of her.

And well know he is much more fascinated by two great footballers named Ronaldinho (his former teammate) and Diego Maradona (the Argentine greatest football legend).

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