Lionel Messi Autographs | Authentic signed Barcelona Memorabilia
Genuine Lionel Messi Autographs. Authentic signed Barcelona Memorabilia from football shirts to autographed boots autografo.
Lionel Messi was born, 24 June 1987, in Rosario, Argentina to a working-class family. His father was a factory steel worker, and his mother a cleaner.
He began playing from an early age, and his talent was soon apparent. However, at the age of 11, Messi diagnosed with growth hormone deficiency (GHD). This was a condition that stunted growth and required expensive medical treatment, including the use of the drug Human growth hormone.
His local club, River Plate were interested in signing Messi but didn’t want to pay for his medical treatment. However, Messi, given a trial with Barcelona, and coach Carles Rexach was impressed; offering Messi a contract (written on a paper napkin!) which included paying for Messi’s treatment in Spain. Messi moved to Barcelona with his father and became part of the prestigious FC Barcelona youth academy.
Messi progressed through the ranks and given his first appearance in the 2004/05 season becoming the youngest player to score a league goal. In 2006, Messi autografo part of the double winning team which won both La Liga (Spanish League) and Champions League. By next season, (2006-07) aged just 20, Messi was the first choice striker and an essential part of the Barcelona team – scoring 14 goals in 26 league games.
In the 2009-10 season, Messi scored 47 goals in all competitions, equalling Ronaldo’s record total for Barcelona memorabilia. Additionally, as the seasons have progressed, Messi autographs kept improving and breaking his own records. In the calendar year of 2012, he broke the all-time world record for most goals scored in a calendar year. His final total of goals in 2012 was 91 – beating the previous record of 85 by German Gerd Muller, and Pele’s milestone of 75 in 1958.
At the start of 2013, in club football, Lionel Messi Autographs has scored 292 goals from a total of 359 appearances; and in international football, 31 goals from 76 appearances.
Furthermore, at the end of 2012, Messi turned down a very lucrative offer to play for an unnamed Russian side. It would have given Messi autografo a salary of €20 million a year and made Messi the most expensive player in the world (Barcelona would have got €250 million). He turned down the offer because he was unsure if he would be playing in major European championships and the difficulties in moving to Russia. Instead, he signed a contract with Barcelona autographs until the end of 2018. When asked about moving to the English Premier League, Lionel Messi autographs revealed his sense of commitment to Barcelona.
Autographs from 2019 signing session:
April 2020 Signing