Lionel Messi of Barcelona celebrates after he scored Barcelona's fourth goal during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Real Valladolid at Camp Nou stadium on May 16, 2010 in Barcelona, Spain. (Getty Images)more pics »Lionel Messi of Argentina (Getty Images)Lionel Messi is a pro footballer who competes for Argentina in World Cup soccer, and also plays for Barcelona. Lionel Andres Messi is a forward and is 5'7" and weighs 148 pounds. We'll be keeping an eye out for Messi in World Cup 2010.
Argentina is one of the most successful national football teams in the world. It is ranked seventh in the FIFA world rankings. Head coach Diego Maradona is hoping for big wins at this year's World Cup.
2010 World Cup Schedule: Printable
2010 World Cup Bracket: Printable
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