Lionel Messi, in full Lionel Andrés Messi, also called Leo Messi, (born June 24, 1987, Rosario, Argentina), Argentine-born football (soccer) player who was named Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) world player of the year five times (2009–12 and 2015).
Is Messi Spanish or Italian?
On his father’s side, he is of Italian and Spanish descent, the great-grandson of immigrants from the northcentral Adriatic Marche region of Italy and Catalonia, and on his mother’s side, he has primarily Italian ancestry.
Is Messi Portuguese?
Lionel Andrés “Leo” Messi Cuccittini (Spanish pronunciation: [ljoˈnel anˈdɾes ˈmesi]) (born 24 June 1987) is an Argentine footballer. He plays for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the Argentina national team as a forward.
Who is better Messi or Ronaldo?
The individual battle between Ronaldo and Messi has been the defining feature of modern football for the past decade and more. Ronaldo does boast more of FIFA’s new ‘The Best’ awards and has been crowned UEFA Player of the Year on more occasions, but Messi has won more league Player of the Year accolades.
Can Messi speak English?
Lionel Messi can speak Spanish and Catalan fluently. He can understand only a few English phrases but that is it. As one of the world’s top soccer players who play in Spain, he doesn’t need to speak any other language. Spanish is the language in his home country of Argentina too.
Does Ronaldo Speak English?
Ronaldo does speak English. Having spent six years living in England while playing for Manchester United, Ronaldo learned to speak English fluently and has maintained this ability up until the present day. He could also comfortably hold a conversation in English.
Who is the god of football?
He was none other than Diego Maradona, one of the world’s greatest football players, also called ‘The God of Football’. He saw heaven and hell on Earth and died Wednesday at the age of 60. Maradona was a player who, apart from scoring goals, also made mistakes.
Which language do Ronaldo speak?
Well, when it comes to money it’s Ronaldo who has pipped Messi to the prize of the world’s richest footballer this time. According to financial business magazine, Forbes, Ronaldo is set to earn over $125 million (£91m) by the end of the 2021-2022 season. Don’t be too sad for Messi though.
Who is the king of football now?
Lionel Messi is called as the Football king in 2021.
Who is the best friend of Ronaldo?
Popularly known as CR7, he plays for Italian Club Juventus and represents the national side of Portugal. Every person needs a close friend and the same is with Ronaldo. Have you ever wondered Who is Cristiano Ronaldo’s best friend? Well the answer is Ricky Regufe.
Who is Messi wife?
Does Messi speak French? Lionel Messi speaks French well there are several scenes of the Argentinean where he does not even answer when asked in English and always does so in his native Spanish. Di Maria and Neymar have already spoken positively about Messi’s arrival at the Paris club.