Jugadas De Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi
Lionel Andres Messi, born on 24 June 1987 in Rosario, Argentina is a soccer player moving to the position of attacking the right to FC Barcelona and the Argentine national team. In 2007, he won the 3rd place in the gold ball and 2nd in FIFA player of the year. In 2008, he won the 2nd place in the gold ball and FIFA player of the year.

Born in Rosario, province of Santa Fe, June 24 1987, Lionel Messi started in young Newell's Old Boys. He has 6 years years when doctors detect it a problem of growth. Medical treatment is expensive for his family and Newells and becomes impossible to take charge after a few years when Argentina entered a severe economic crisis. In July 2000, Messi was just 13 years old when his father decides to take him to Spain, where Leo is invited to a trial at FC Barcelona. It was during this trial that is marked by Carles Rexach, head of training blaugrana: "He immediately caught the eye. Moreover, in a symbolic way, I did sign on the back of a napkin "the technician told Catalan.

At the time, Messi is the menu, it is nicknamed the Pulga (the chip), a nickname which he has. To fill this gap physics, the club made him medical treatment designed to stimulate its growth hormones. He made his Liga debut in late 2004. In 2005 he scored his first goal on May 1st face Albacete. He became the youngest scorer of the club, as he transferred in 2008 to his Spanish teammate Bojan Krkic on one of his passes.

He became a few months later soulier of gold (top scorer) and Golden Ball (best player) World Championship Juniors FIFA won in the Netherlands by young Albiceleste.

In August, he played his first game in national team during a friendly match against Hungary, as a substitute. In this game, 1 minute after its entry into the game, it is not following a nudge assene a Hungarian player who hangs his jersey. Leo Messi knows his first tenure on 9 October against Peru in Cup World Cup Germany. He scored his first goal with the selection on 1 March 2006 to face Croatia. In the quarter-finals, he will attend to the elimination of his team facing the Mannschaft.

His youth, his health problems, his arrival at Barca
Messi hails from Rosario, province of Santa Fe (North-eastern Argentina). At the age of 5 years, his grandmother took him to do some tests in the local club Grandola, where it surpasses the adversaries of 12 years. He finds himself in the future in the club Newell's Old Boys.

At 10, it measures only 1.11 meter: a doctor finds a hormonal disease. His career is in jeopardy. "Without growth hormone, Lionel would have reached, at best, 1.50 meter in adulthood," says his father, Jorge, in L'Equipe Magazine. At the time, no club wants Argentine undertake to pay his salary because of the economic crisis that began to plague the country. Family Messi could not offer the treatment of 750 euros monthly.

The family did not resign and submit it to the test in Barcelona in July 2000. Carles Rexach, the head of the training blaugrana, quick and, according to legend, signed Messi's father on a paper towel, a "symbolic" in exchange for free medical care.

After concluding this essay, La Masia, the training center of Barcelona, is in charge of medical care that the Argentine moved to Catalonia in 2000 with his family.

In his second game with the Infantil B (the team of young Barca), it breaks fibula and becomes unavailable for three months. In 2001, a dispute with his former club (Newell's Old Boys), which removes land from February to June. Messi then continued his training in the youth teams and starts very quickly with the first team.

FC Barcelona
Season 2004-2005
At 17, with a now acceptable, it is convened for the first time with the professional team FC Barcelona. On 16 October 2004, Messi made his first appearance and participates thereafter in a series of game pieces. Against the Albacete, Leo Messi returns in club history with his first goal with a bullet on a toe combination with Ronaldinho. At 17 years 10 months and 7 days, the small number 30 became the youngest goal scorer for Barça in a Liga match. That record fell on 20 October 2007 when the young Bojan Krkic, against Villarreal CF registered his first goal at the age of 17 years 1 month and 22 days on a pass from Messi decisive itself.

Messi is emerging as a serious competitor to Giuly then holder on the right side. At the end of 2005, the Barça renew his contract until 2014 with the same clause starting the ball to teammate Ronaldinho and gold (150 million).

Season 2005-2006
Franck Rijkaard Lionel Messi gives more playing time in the Liga and is in competition with Ludovic Giuly to post aillier law. It enchaine good benefits and even earn his first Classico. It is especially these high-flying performance in the Champions League comfirm that it is perhaps the greatest hope of world football.

At the eighth-finals of the Champions League against Chelsea in 2006, it is established by Rijkaard alongside Eto'o and Ronaldinho. Yet unknown to the general public, he made a great performance that shows in the world. Unfortunately, he suffered a big injury during the match against return to Camp Nou and it's missing the end of the season during which Barca won the Liga and the Champions League against Arsenal (2-1).

Season 2006-2007
In 2007, the year of confirmation that relegates Messi finally Giuly on the bench. The trio "REM" (Ronaldinho, Eto'o, Messi) is reconstituted and formed the most lethal attack in the world. But the magic trio is rarely aligned because of the long injury of striker Samuel Eto'o for 5 months which strongly penalizes the club and himself that Messi is injured several times this season.

On 10 March 2007 when the opponent Clasico Barcelona to Real Madrid, Messi saves Barca a rout by placing some of the cap which allows the FC Barcelona, 10 against 11 for the tie 3-3 face his rival.

On 18 April 2007, during the semi-final round of the Cup of Spain to face Getafe CF, but it is a simply outstanding. From his own camp, he successively eliminates all opposing defenders and the goalkeeper before the ball stay at the bottom of the nets. A legendary but identical to the quarter-finals of the World Cup in 1986 by Diego Maradona scored against England team. The comparison to the time between Leo Messi and the legendary Diego Maradona is in full swing. He repeated a gesture "Maradonesque but less glorious June 9 2007 at the Catalan derby at Espanyol face Barcelona (2-2), marking the hand during the penultimate day of the championship, forcing the comparison until the end.

Despite an excellent season Messi (although disturbed by repeated injury), Barca lost the title to the difference in goals in particular face Real Madrid, is eliminated by Getafe in the semi-finals of the Cup of the King and leave prematurely League Champions round by Liverpool. Barca then pay the recurring injuries of key players including Messi and Eto'o but the beginning of the unraveling of Ronaldinho. This is a 2006-2007 season without a title for FC Barcelona and Messi.

Season 2007-2008
At the off, Barça is strengthened with the arrival of Thierry Henry, Eric Abidal, Gabriel Milito and Toure Yaya. The team on paper seems able to win all the titles.

Since the beginning of the season, Messi performs dazzling performances and became the technical leader of the team in the absence of Eto'o, again injured an unrecognizable Ronaldinho and a Thierry Henry in difficulties adaptation and physically fragile. It is characterized by individual sublime often concluded by goals and assists. He quickly became one of the candidates for the Ballon d'Or, where it ranks 3rd, outpaced by Kaka and Cristiano Ronaldo. Messi gets injured again in mid-December 2007 and only returned to the land until the end of January 2008.

On 27 February 2008, in the semi final of the King's Cup against Valencia, he became the youngest player to reach the Blaugrana 100 official matches with FC Barcelona at 20 years 8 months and 3 days. One can not help noting that, without repeating his injuries, the record could have been achieved much earlier.

On 4 March 2008, at the eighth-final return of the Champions League at Camp Nou, facing Celtic, Messi stops running before falling by taking the head with both hands and wept. This is a new injury that will keep even the land for several weeks. The Argentinian came out in tears supported by his teammates who qualify anyway. Yet another injury which, as in 2006, deprives him of a series of important matches on the eve of the final sprint for the Liga, the Copa del Rey and especially the Champions League it was the top scorer with 6 outputs.

In his absence, Barca is on the verge of crisis. The level of disappointment Barcelona and a new white season is feared. On his return, Barca is only third in the Spanish Liga and was eliminated from the King's Cup by Valencia CF very low. In the semi final of Champions League against Manchester United, while returning from injury recently, Messi is established. The world sees this game for the duel instead of best player in the world between Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi. The duel turned to the advantage of Argentina issuing two beautiful benefits while returning from injury but the level of play is still insufficient blaugrana this season at this level of competition and Barca is eliminated from the Champions League.

Multiple injuries, meforme for most players, the decline of Ronaldinho and Deco have contributed to the mess of a season that seemed promising. For the second straight season, Messi and Barca do not win the title.

Season 2008-2009
A new era opens this season at Barca. The coach of Barca B Guardiola, the former centerpiece of the team during the dream team of Cruyff was promoted to head the first team. Ronaldinho, Deco and Zambrotta are the main hotel and Hleb, Seydou Keita and Daniel Alves are major recruits. Messi leaves his number 19 and receives the 10 left by Ronaldinho, the new symbol of the importance of Argentina in the era Guardiola.

The beginning of season and Blaugrana Messi is simply outstanding with a series of victories and scores of rivers on all tables. Messi shines a thousand lights in Barca with superb benefits with multiple goals. Thus he gets the second ball of gold in 2008. Considered the best player in the world, the very low palmares Barca last two years - which the jury made a decision - and the frequent injury prevents him from winning the prestigious trophy.

2008-2009 for the Barca and Messi Guardiola is all records. A mid-season, FC Barcelona has the record of 50 points in the championship on 57 possible 19 games (16 win, 2 draws, 1 defeat at the 1st match) and a goal difference of 46 amazing (an average of more than 3 goals per game with 59 goals scored and 13 against). Individual performance of Messi are always beautiful and the accompanying statistics in mid-season with 22 goals in 24 appearances.

On 1 February, Messi returned a little more in the history of FC Barcelona. Led 1 goal to 0 by Santander out, Messi comes into play in the 58th minute and doubled and recorded at the same time the 5000th goal in the history of FC Barcelona Liga which allows Barca won a new victory.(SONY)

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