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Player Profile: Lionel Messi

Posted: June 24, 2013 at 9:40 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

Lionel Messi
Born: 24th June 1987
Hometown: Rosario, Santa Fe Province
National Team: Argentina
Club Team: FC Barcelona
Position: Forward
Start: Signed to FC Barcelona Youth Academy Team at 11 yrs. old
Official Professional Debut: 16 yrs. old
Forbes #10 highest paid athlete in the world at $41.3 million
Buy-out Clause: €250 million
On the Pitch: Best known for quickness, low center of gravity, which allows for quick bursts of speed and remarkable ball handling, prolific goal scorer
Off the Pitch: Became a father for  first time 0n 2 November 2012 following birth of his son Thiago
Social Media Game: Launched Facebook page in April 2011 and within a few hours had attracted more than 6 million followers. Now has over 43 million followers

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