June 24, 1987) is an Argentinian soccer player who plays forward for the FC Barcelona club and the Argentine national team. At the age of 13, Messi moved from Argentina to Spain after FC Barcelona agreed to pay for his medical treatments. There he became a star and led his club to championships.Aug 28, 2017
From the Bleacher Report: "If Lionel Messi wants to grow his marketing opportunities, he needs to learn, at minimum, conversational English. There is a vast market that Leo is not tapping into by not speaking English. Yes, he's done interviews to English-speaking media outlets via a translator, but it's not the same.
Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini (Spanish pronunciation: [ljoˈnel anˈdɾez ˈmesi] ( listen); born 24 June 1987) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team.
10 Messi. Leo Messi's footballing career started in 1995 at Newell's Old Boys, where he played until the year 2000. At the age of 13, Lionel Messi crossed the Atlantic to try his luck in Barcelona, and joined the Under 14s.