15 Cool and Interesting Fun Facts about Lionel Messi’s Life

In this article, we will be discussing some fun, cool and interesting football facts about Lionel Messi. Lionel Andrés “Leo” Messi, considered to be the best player in the world, was born on 24th June 1987. He is commonly known as “Leo”. He is a professional footballer who plays as an attacking forward. On the club level, he plays for renowned Spanish football club Barcelona. Messi is the only player in the history of the game to grab five FIFA Ballons d’Or. Out of these five, he won four of these in consecutive years. Similarly, he is also the only player in the world to win three European Golden Shoes. On the international arena, he represents Argentina national team as a Captain. For his country, he is the all-time leading goal scorer.

cool and interesting facts about Lionel Messi's life

LIONEL MESSI INTERESTING FACTS

 

  1. 8 times Winner of La Liga Title

An interesting fact about Lionel Messi is that, he is the winner of La Liga Title. This title is considered to be one of the most prestigious titles in the game of football. Even interesting fact is that he has won this award not once, not twice but eight times in his career. For the years he grabbed the award include 2004–05, 2005–06, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2012–13, 2014–15 and 2015–16.

 

  1. 4 times Winner of Copa del Rey Title

Another cool fact about messi is that, he is the winner of Copa del Rey Title. This title is considered to be one of the most prestigious titles in the game of football. Even interesting fact is that he has won this award not once, not twice but four times in his career. For the years he grabbed the award include 2008–09, 2011–12, 2014–15 and 2015–16.

 

  1. 7 times Winner of Supercopa de España Title

Interesting fact about Lionel Messi is that, he is the winner of Supercopa de España Title. This title is considered to be one of the most prestigious titles in the game of football. Even interesting fact is that he has won this award not once, not twice but seven times in his career. For the years he grabbed the award include 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2016.

interesting facts about Lionel Messi's life

  1. 4 times winner of UEFA Champions League

Another fun fact about Messi is that, he is the winner of UEFA Champions League Title. This title is considered to be one of the most prestigious titles in the game of football. Even interesting fact is that he has won this award not once, not twice but four times in his career. For the years he grabbed the award include 2005–06, 2008–09, 2010–11 and 2014–15.

 

  1. 3 times winner of UEFA Super Cup

Another impressive fact about him is that, he is the winner of UEFA Super Cup Title. This title is considered to be one of the most prestigious titles in the game of football. Even interesting fact is that he has won this award not once, not twice but thrice in his career. For the years he grabbed the award include 2009, 2011 and 2015.

 

  1. 3 times winner of FIFA World Cup

Another cool fact about Lionel Messi is that, he is the winner of FIFA World Cup Title. This title is considered to be one of the highly regarded titles in the game of Club level football. Even interesting fact is that he has won this award not once, not twice but thrice in his career. For the years he grabbed the award include 2009, 2011 and 2015.

 

  1. 3 times winner of European Golden Shoe

A amazing fact about Lionel Messi is that, he is the winner of European Golden Shoe Award. This award is considered to be one of the highly regarded awards in the game of Club level football. Even interesting fact is that he has won this award not once, not twice but three times in his career. For the years he grabbed the award include 2010, 2012 and 2013.

Lionel Messi's life cool facts

  1. 6 times winner of Best Player in La Liga Award

Another cool and impressive fact about him is that, he is the winner of La Liga Best Player Award. This award is considered to be one of the most prestigious titles in the game of football. Even interesting fact is that he has won this award not once, not twice but six times in his career. For the years he grabbed the award include 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2015.

  1. 7 times winner of Best Forward in La Liga

An interesting fact about Messi is that, he is the winner of Best Forward in La Liga Title. This title is considered to be one of the most prestigious titles in the game of football. Even interesting fact is that he has won this award not once, not twice but seven times in his career. For the years he grabbed the award include 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016.

 

  1. 10 times winner of Olimpia de Plata (Argentine Footballer of the Year Award)

An cool fact about him is that, he is the winner of Olimpia de Plata. An English translation of this title is Argentine Footaller of the Year Award. This title is considered to be one of the most prestigious titles in the game of football in Argentina. Even interesting fact is that he has won this award not once, not twice but ten times in his career. For the years he grabbed the award include 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016.

 

  1. 2 times winner of FIFA Club World Cup Golden Ball Award

An impressive fact about him is that, he is the winner FIFA Club World Cup Golden Ball Award. This title is considered to be one of the most prestigious titles in the game of football. Even interesting fact is that he has won this award not once, but twice in his career. For the years he grabbed the award include 2009 and 2011.

Lionel Messi's life interesting facts

  1. 10 times winner of FIFA FIFPro World XI Award

An impressive fact about him is that, he is the winner of FIFA FIFPro World XI Award. This title is considered to be one of the most prestigious titles in the game of football. Even interesting fact is that he has won this award not once, not twice but ten times in his career. For the years he grabbed the award include 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.

 

  1. 8 times winner of UEFA Tea of the Year Award

An impressive fact about him is that, he is the winner of UEFA Tea of the Year Award. This title is considered to be one of the most prestigious titles in the game of football. Even interesting fact is that he has won this award not once, not twice but eight times in his career. For the years he grabbed the award include 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016.

 

  1. 22 times winner of Best Performance Awards in different tournaments

Another inspiring fact about him is that, he has been the winner of more than twenty two times of Best Performance Awards in different tournaments. He was declared three times winner of La Liga top goal  scorer award for the years 2009–10, 2011–12 and 2012–13, three times La Liga top assist provider award for the years 2010–11, 2014–15 and 2015–16, four times Copa del Rey top goal scorer award for the years 2008–09, 2010–11, 2013–14 and 2015–16, five times UEFA Champions League top goal scorer award for the years 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12 and 2014–15, twice UEFA Champions League top assist provider award for the years 2011–12 and 2014–15, one FIFA Club World Cup top goal scorer award for the year 2011, one FIFA World Youth Championship top goal scorer award for the year 2005, thrice Copa América top assist provider award for the years 2011, 2015 and 2016.

 

  1. Honours and Titles at Individual level

Another amazing fact about him is that, he has been outstanding at individual level, while playing football he won 1 FIFA World Player of the Year Award for the year 2009, 2 IFFHS World’s Best Top Goal scorer for the years 2011 and 2012, 2 IFFHS World’s Best Top Division Goal scorer for the year 2012 and 2013, 1 IFFHS World’s Best Playmaker for the year 2015 and 2016, 1 UEFA Club Footballer of the Year 2009, 1 UEFA Club Forward of the Year 2009, 2 UEFA Best Player in Europe for the Year 2011 and 2015, La Liga Player of the Month Award for the month of January 2016, 1 Olimpia de Oro (Argentine Sportsperson of the Year) for the Year 2011, 1 Copa América Most Valuable Player for the Year 2015, 1 La Liga Team of the Year 2015, 1 AFA Team of All Time for the year 2015, 1 FIFA World Cup Dream Team for the year 2014, 4 Copa América Dream Team for years 2007, 2011, 2015 and 2016, 3 UEFA Goal of the Season for years 2006–07, 2014–15 and 2015–16, 1 Copa América Best Goal for the year 2007, 3 FIFPro Young World Player of the Year Award for the yeasr 2006, 2007 and 2008, 1 Young European Footballer of the Year also known as Golden Boy for the year 2005, 1 FIFA World Youth Championship Golden Ball for the year 2005, 1 FIFA World Youth Championship Golden Shoe Award for the Year 2005, 1 Copa América Best Young Player Award for the Year 2007.

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