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Happy Birthday Messi: Lionel Messi finally 'smiled' on his birthday after facing debacle in FIFA World Cup; here's why

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 24 June 2018, 18:17 IST
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Argentina star footballer Lionel Messi's  31st birthday is celebrating across the globe in a unique way. Lionel Messi might be Spain's superstar and one of the finest and stunning football legend to have graced the sport, but Lionel Messi never forgets his roots, which are from Argentina. He has great football techniques, passion for the game, dribbling style and skills. 

His ability to scrip new chapters every time he steps foot on the field.

A tea seller in Kolkata who is a die-hard fan of Argentina captain Messi painted his house in white and blue. He is not willing to compromise one bit on Lionel Messi's birthday celebrations every year.

Lionel Messi's team might be waiting for their first thriller win and his skipper's first goal in FIFA World Cup 2018, but that hasn’t affected the enthusiasm of fans across the globe even before the quadrennial event kicked off in Russia.

They have lost the most important match against Croatia, Croatia beat Argentina.

Here's quick look on the Messi's record in his illustrious career

Lionel Messi has most no of hat-tricks (7) in Champions League that is shared with Ronaldo.

Messi is only a player in La Liga history to score 10+ goals in 12 consecutive seasons.

Argentina star has most no of goals(27) in El Classico history.

He is the highest goal scorer in La Liga with 383 goals.

Messi has most FIFA Ballon d'Or Awards(5) to his name which is shared with Ronaldo.

He had made the most no of Appearances(11)  in the FIFPro World XI.

Lionel Messi holds the Guinness World Record title for most official goals(91) in a calendar year.

Also Read: FIFA World Cup 2018: Body of Messi fan who went missing after leaving suicide note, found dead in Kerala river 

First published: 24 June 2018, 18:16 IST
 
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