My Role Model: Lionel Andres Messi

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Lionel Andrés Messi is a leader and a role model because he always helped his teammates during practice. Messi is a great mentor. He gives players tips and tricks, passes the ball to them in games so they can get better.

He’s affecting the choices I make in soccer for me to become better at the sport and be a professional soccer player one day.

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Lionel Andrés Messi , born on 24 June 1987, is an Argentine footballer who currently plays for Barcelona and the Argentine national team. He is one of the best football players of his generation and is frequently considered as the world’s best contemporary player. Lionel Messi, who’s playing style and ability have drawn comparisons to Diego Maradona.He received Ballon d’Or and FIFA World Player of the Year nominations by the age of 21 and won both by the age of 22. At the age of 11, he was diagnosed with a growth hormone deficiency, which is a medical condition in which the body does not produce enough growth hormone and whose treatment necessitates a lot of money. He left Rosario-based Newell’s Old Boys’s youth team in 2000 and moved with his family to Europe. As Barcelona offered treatment for his growth hormone deficiency. Making his debut in the 2004–05 season.He broke the La Liga record for the youngest footballer to play a league game, and also the youngest to score a league goal. Major honours soon followed as Barcelona won La Liga in Messi’s debut season, and won a double of the league and Champions League in 2006.