Is Messi the best soccer player?
The reasons why Lionel Messi can be considered the greatest footballer of all-time 1. He is an amazing goal and assists machine 2. He has a catalogue of trophies for both club and country 3. He is an undisputed dribbling genius 4. He is decorated with individual laurels 5. He has excellent team coordination skills 6.
Did Messi ever scored an own goal?
No. Leo Messi has never scored an own goal. What he has done was miss a penalty in the second leg of the Champions League semi-final in 2012 against Chelsea, which cost us dearly as Fernando Torres went on to score the game winner. A heart-breaking moment for the Blaugrana.
How did Messi become interested in soccer?
Messi’s phenomenal skills garnered the attention of prestigious clubs on both sides of the Atlantic. At age 13 Messi and his family relocated to Barcelona, and he began playing for FC Barcelona’s under-14 team. He scored 21 goals in 14 games for the junior team, and he quickly graduated through the higher-level teams until at age 16 he was given his informal debut with FC Barcelona in a friendly match.
How many goals has Messi scored in all?
Messi has scored 448 goals, including 278 domestic league goals, 42 domestic cup goals, 81 international cup goals and 47 goals for the national team. So, Ronaldo is currently leading Messi by 12 goals. How many Champions League trophies has Messi won? Messi has won a total of 30 trophies, till date.