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Happy B'day, Messi: Eight facts about the Argentina star

'La Pulga' moved from Barcelona FC to Paris Saint-Germain in August 2021



Messi moved to Paris Saint-Germain from Barcelona FC on August 11. And by August 13, PSG's Instagram followers went from 38.8 to 46 million.
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Messi moved to Paris Saint-Germain from Barcelona FC on August 11. And by August 13, PSG's Instagram followers went from 38.8 to 46 million.
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Messi signed his first contract as a senior player on his 18th birthday, with a buy-out clause of €150 million.
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Messi signed his first contract as a senior player on his 18th birthday, with a buy-out clause of €150 million.
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The Barcelona great shares his birthplace (Rosario) with the Argentinian revolutionary Ernesto 'Che' Guevera
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The Barcelona great shares his birthplace (Rosario) with the Argentinian revolutionary Ernesto 'Che' Guevera
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The Leo Messi Foundation helps children get better education and healthcare facilities.
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The Leo Messi Foundation helps children get better education and healthcare facilities.
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La Pulga wore Argentina’s skipper arm-band for the first time versus Greece during the 2010 World Cup.
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La Pulga wore Argentina’s skipper arm-band for the first time versus Greece during the 2010 World Cup.
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Lionel Messi married his long-term girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo in 2017. He has known her right from the age of five.
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Lionel Messi married his long-term girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo in 2017. He has known her right from the age of five.
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Antonella and Messi are blessed with three sons - Thiago Messi, Ciro Messi and Mateo Messi.
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Antonella and Messi are blessed with three sons - Thiago Messi, Ciro Messi and Mateo Messi.
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The Argentine great's 2005 international debut lasted 47 seconds as he received a red card after coming on as a substitute
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The Argentine great's 2005 international debut lasted 47 seconds as he received a red card after coming on as a substitute
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