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Lionel Messi

Born: June 24, 1987 (age 33)

Height: 5' 6.5" (170cm)
Weight: 11st 5lb (72kg)

Hometown: Rosario, Argentina
Nationality: Argentina Argentine

Position: Forward
Team: Barcelona (no. 10)
Lionel Messi
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Career History
Youth2000-2003Barcelona
Senior2004-Barcelona
International2005-Argentina
Sports Mole has 5,859 articles about Lionel Messi. Articles 1 to 40:
Lionel Messi is sent off for Barcelona against Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish Super Cup on January 17, 2021
Barcelona to appeal against Lionel Messi's two-match suspension
The 33-year-old was sent off for the first time in his Barca career on Sunday.
19:02
Athletic Bilbao celebrate beating Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup final on January 17, 2021
Preview: UD Ibiza vs. Athletic Bilbao - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Thursday's Copa del Rey clash between UD Ibiza and Athletic Bilbao, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
15:04
Barcelona's Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring their second goal with teammates pictured on January 17, 2021
How Barcelona could line up against Cornella
Sports Mole looks at how Barcelona could line up for their Copa del Rey showdown with Cornella on Thursday evening.
11:44
Barcelona's Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring their second goal with teammates pictured on January 17, 2021
Preview: Cornella vs. Barcelona - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Thursday's Copa del Rey clash between Cornella and Barcelona, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
11:01
Villarreal manager Unai Emery pictured in December 2020
Preview: Villarreal vs. Granada - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's La Liga clash between Villarreal and Granada, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Jan 18, 22:42
Lionel Messi is sent off for Barcelona against Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish Super Cup on January 17, 2021
Lionel Messi facing 12-match ban for striking opponent?
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi could miss 12 games if his red card offence against Athletic Bilbao is deemed to have been "aggressive".
Jan 18, 18:31
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on December 19, 2020
Leonardo: 'Paris Saint-Germain have a place reserved for Lionel Messi'
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi "will always be on Paris Saint-Germain's list" of targets, the French side's sporting director Leonardo admits.
Jan 18, 18:20
Gerard Pique in action for Barcelona on October 28, 2020
Barcelona team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Cornella
Sports Mole rounds up all of Barcelona's latest injury and suspension news ahead of their Copa del Rey showdown with Cornella on Thursday evening.
Jan 18, 10:43
Athletic Bilbao celebrate beating Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup final on January 17, 2021
European roundup: Messi sent off as Athletic beat Barca in Super Cup
Messi had never previously seen red in a Barca shirt.
Jan 18, 08:55
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on January 3, 2021
Joan Laporta: 'Lionel Messi wants to stay at Barcelona'
Lionel Messi wants to sign a new contract with Barcelona, according to the Catalan club's presidential candidate Joan Laporta.
Jan 16, 23:58
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on December 19, 2020
How Barcelona could line up against Athletic Bilbao
Sports Mole looks at how Barcelona could line up in Sunday's Spanish Super Cup final with Athletic Bilbao.
Jan 15, 18:07
Barcelona's Frenkie de Jong celebrates scoring against Real Sociedad in the Spanish Super Cup on January 13, 2021
Preview: Barcelona vs. Athletic Bilbao - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Supercopa de Espana clash between Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Jan 15, 17:50
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on December 19, 2020
Barcelona team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Athletic Bilbao
Sports Mole rounds up Barcelona's latest injury and suspension news ahead of Sunday's Spanish Super Cup final.
Jan 14, 09:10
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on January 3, 2021
Barcelona 'must still pay Lionel Messi bonuses for years if he leaves'
Barcelona must fork out a total of €39m (£34.8m) to Lionel Messi over the next four years due to bonuses included in his contract, according to a report.
Jan 12, 17:49
Barcelona's Frenkie de Jong celebrates scoring against Huesca in La Liga on January 3, 2021
How Barcelona could line up against Real Sociedad
Sports Mole looks at how Barcelona could line up for their Supercopa de Espana clash semi-final with Real Sociedad on Wednesday evening.
Jan 11, 15:46
Lionel Messi celebrates scoring for Barcelona against Granada in La Liga on January 9, 2021
Preview: Real Sociedad vs. Barcelona - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's Supercopa de Espana clash between Real Sociedad and Barcelona, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Jan 11, 15:12
Lionel Messi celebrates scoring for Barcelona against Granada in La Liga on January 9, 2021
Barcelona's Lionel Messi sets new La Liga scoring record
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi becomes the first player in La Liga history to hit double figures in 15 consecutive seasons with his brace in Saturday's win over Granada.
Jan 10, 18:41
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on January 3, 2021
Paris Saint-Germain 'may not be able to afford Lionel Messi'
Paris Saint-Germain would struggle to afford a deal for Lionel Messi due to the attacker's mammoth wage demands, according to journalist Julien Laurens.
Jan 10, 18:27
Barcelona midfielder Riqui Puig pictured in action in August 2019
Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman denies Riqui Puig rift
Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman insists that he has no issues with out-of-favour midfielder Riqui Puig amid reports of a dressing-room bust-up.
Jan 10, 12:35
Osasuna goalkeeper Sergio Herrera in action against Real Madrid on January 9, 2021
Preview: Granada vs. Osasuna - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's La Liga clash between Granada and Osasuna, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Jan 10, 11:28
Lionel Messi celebrates scoring for Barcelona against Granada in La Liga on January 9, 2021
Result: Messi, Griezmann score twice as Barcelona thrash 10-man Granada
The 4-0 success took Barca third in LaLiga as Lionel Messi moved to the top of the season's scoring charts.
Jan 9, 20:06
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on December 19, 2020
Transfer latest: Lionel Messi 'tells Neymar he is joining PSG'
Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.
Jan 9, 06:57
Sergio Aguero in action for Manchester City on December 15, 2020
Paris Saint-Germain to snap up Sergio Aguero from Manchester City?
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero is wanted on a free transfer by Paris Saint-Germain, according to a report.
Jan 8, 12:09
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on January 3, 2021
Lionel Messi 'tells Neymar he is joining Paris Saint-Germain'
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi allegedly tells Neymar that he intends to join Paris Saint-Germain in the summer.
Jan 8, 09:12
Barcelona captain Lionel Messi pictured on November 7, 2020
Manchester City 'believe they are winning Lionel Messi race'
Manchester City reportedly remain confident that they are well placed to sign Barcelona forward Lionel Messi during the summer.
Jan 7, 17:46
Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring against Osasuna in La Liga on November 29, 2020
Barcelona 'considering buying MLS side to keep Lionel Messi'
Barcelona presidential candidate Xavi Vilajoana wants the club to acquire a franchise in the MLS in a bid to keep Lionel Messi on the books, according to a report.
Jan 7, 12:42
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on December 19, 2020
Barcelona presidential candidate expects Lionel Messi exit this summer
Barcelona presidential candidate Agusti Benedito admits that he is pessimistic about the club's chances of tying Lionel Messi down to a new contract.
Jan 7, 12:30
Barcelona's Frenkie de Jong celebrates scoring against Huesca in La Liga on January 3, 2021
How Barcelona could line up against Granada
Sports Mole looks at how Barcelona could line up in Saturday's La Liga clash with Granada.
Jan 7, 12:13
Barcelona's Pedri celebrates scoring against Athletic Bilbao in La Liga on January 6, 2021
Preview: Granada vs. Barcelona - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Saturday's La Liga clash between Granada and Barcelona, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Jan 7, 11:57
Paris Saint-Germain manager Mauricio Pochettino pictured on January 6, 2021
European roundup: Mauricio Pochettino's Paris Saint-Germain held while Juventus beat AC Milan
Moise Kean levelled for PSG after the Parisians had suffered an early setback.
Jan 6, 23:00
Barcelona's Pedri celebrates scoring against Athletic Bilbao in La Liga on January 6, 2021
Result: Lionel Messi nets brace as Barcelona beat Athletic Bilbao
Barcelona are now seven games unbeaten, their best run of the season.
Jan 6, 22:56
Pele pictured in April 2019
Pele denies changing Instagram profile to overshadow Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi
The former Brazil and Santos striker officially registered 757 career goals.
Jan 6, 21:28
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on December 19, 2020
Who could Mauricio Pochettino bring to Paris Saint-Germain?
The Argentinian was appointed by the French capital club on Saturday on a contract running until June 2022.
Jan 6, 16:53
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino reacts on November 9, 2019
PSG boss Mauricio Pochettino: 'Tottenham is still in my heart'
The 48-year-old left Spurs in November 2019, just over five months after guiding them to the Champions League final.
Jan 5, 16:53
Sergio Ramos in action for Real Madrid on December 12, 2020
Sergio Ramos 'informs Real Madrid of Paris Saint-Germain interest'
Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos reportedly tells president Florentino Perez that PSG are waiting to sign him as talks over a new contract continue.
Jan 5, 12:45
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on December 19, 2020
How Barcelona could line up against Athletic Bilbao
Sports Mole looks at how Barcelona could line up for Wednesday's La Liga fixture against Athletic Bilbao.
Jan 4, 13:00
Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman pictured in October 2020
Preview: Athletic Bilbao vs. Barcelona - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's La Liga clash between Athletic Bilbao and Barcelona, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Jan 4, 12:30
Barcelona's Frenkie de Jong celebrates scoring against Huesca in La Liga on January 3, 2021
Ronald Koeman: 'Barcelona are still in La Liga title race'
Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman insists that his team are still capable of winning La Liga this season.
Jan 3, 23:48
Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman pictured in October 2020
Ronald Koeman pleased with Martin Braithwaite, Ousmane Dembele
Ronald Koeman's men are now fifth in the table.
Jan 3, 23:47
Barcelona's Frenkie de Jong celebrates scoring against Huesca in La Liga on January 3, 2021
Result: Lionel Messi returns to help Barcelona overcome Huesca
The Argentina superstar, making his 750th appearance for the club, set up Frenkie De Frenkie de Jong for the only goal of the game midway through the first half.
Jan 3, 22:50

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