After his double against Nigeria, Lionel Messi is at the top of the 2014 World Cup scoreboard. The 27 year old Ballon d'Or winner has taken 13 shots and put 4 of them into the back of the net.
ABOUT LIONEL MESSI
BioLionel Andrés Messi is an Argentine footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team. He serves as the captain of his country's national football team. Top AwardsBallon d'Or, FIFA World Player of the Year
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Lionel Messi is a dad! The football star welcomed a son, Thiago, with girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo on Friday.The Barcelona star was given permission to leave training Friday morning to go with his gal to USP Dexeus, a hospital in the city, after she went into labor. The baby was reportedly born about 5pm local time, reports Fox Sports. Messi's parents and some friends and family members were there and everyone is said to be happy and healthy. He wrote on his Facebook page about being a dad...Read Full Story
Arguably the greatest soccer (football) playing the game today, if not one the best to ever hit the pitch, FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi comes in at the No. 10 spot on AskMen's Top 49 Most Influential Men of 2011 list. At just 24-years-old, Messi and his surprisingly tiny frame have evolved into a scoring machine. Last season, he scored 53 goal in 55 games, and helped his team defeat Manchester United for the Champions League Title -- the most important achievement in the sport. Now, if he...Read Full Story
Can Lionel Messi succeed when he doesn't have Barcelona teammates Xavi and Iniesta supporting his attack? Judging from his performance with his Argentinian national team against Columbia in the Copa America, the answer is no. With mounds of pressure piled on him and his team -- whom many have picked as favorites to win the tournament -- Messi came up short against a defensive-minded Columbian squad. But the highlight of the night came when he kicked what could arguably be described as the...Read Full Story
Lionel Messi (born June 24, 1987) is an Argentine football player on FC Barcelona in the Primera División. He also plays for Argentina's national team. Find more pictures, news, and information about Lionel Messi here.