Under the captaincy of Lionel Messi, the Argentine team is currently showing its strength in the FIFA World Cup.

Messi won 32 trophies till now.

Messi won 32 trophies till now.

When Messi was 11 years old, he was suffering from a disease. The name of the disease was Growth Hormone Deficiency.

Messi sign his 1st contract on the tissue paper.

Messi made his debut in the year 2005. But he could not stay in the field for long in his first match as the referee showed him the red card in 47 seconds.

Messi holds passports from two countries. Messi holds the passports of Spain and Argentina.

Messi holds the record for most hat-tricks, most away goals while playing for Barcelona.

Messi got an offer to play for Spain. But Messi rejected the offer and decided to play for his country Argentina.

Messi is the youngest player to play and score a goal for Argentina in the FIFA World Cup. Apart from this, he is also the first Argentine player to win the title of FIFA World Player of the Year.

Messi's amazing performance and his popularity, United Nations made him Goodwill Ambassador in the year 2010.