Lionel Messi

Who is Lionel Messi?

Lionel Andrés "Leo" Messi [born 24 June 1987] is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team. Often considered the best player in the world and rated by many in the sport as the greatest of all time, Messi is the only football player in history to win five FIFA Ballons d'Or, four of which he won consecutively, and the first player to win three European Golden Shoes. With Barcelona he has won eight La Liga titles and four UEFA Champions League titles, as well as four Copas del Rey. Both a prolific goalscorer and a creative playmaker, Messi holds the records for most goals scored in La Liga, a La Liga season (50), a football season (82), and a calendar year (91), as well as those for most assists made in La Liga and the Copa América.

What is Camp Nou?

Camp Nou (Catalan pronunciation: [kamˈnɔw], "new field", often referred to as the "Nou Camp" in English)[2][3] is a football stadium in Barcelona, Catalonia. It has been the home of FC Barcelona since its completion in 1957. With a seating capacity of 99,354,[4] it is the largest stadium in Spain by capacity. It is also the largest stadium in Europe and the second largest association football stadium in the world in terms of capacity. It has hosted numerous international matches at a senior level, including a 1982 FIFA World Cup semi-final match, two UEFA Champions League finals and the football competition at the 1992 Summer Olympics.

Where is Camp Nou?

Camp Nou is located in the east of Barcelona, at about 5 kilometres from Barcelona’s historic city centre. The stadium is part of a sports complex that also includes Barcelona’s Mini Estadi. The stadium is easy to reach by metro. Various stations lie close to the stadium and from all of them it takes an approximate 10-minute walk to reach the stadium. From Barcelona’s city centre one can take metro line 3. Take the metro in the direction of Zona Universitària and get off at station Les Corts. The next two stations, Maria Cristina and Palau Reial, are equal alternatives. The journey from the centre takes about 25 minutes.If coming from the area around the Sagrada Familia, one can take metro line 5. Take the metro in the direction of Cornellà Centre and get off at station Badal or Collblanc.

How many trophies has Messi won?

Lionel Messi is having a succsessful season picking up 405 Goals, 21 Trophies, 4 Ballon d'Ors.These Awards include 3X UEFA BEST PLAYER IN EUROPE,4X CHAMPIONS LEAGUE WINNER,5X FIFA BALLON D'OR,8X SPANISH CHAMPION,4X SPANISH CUP WINNER,7X SPANISH SUPER CUP WINNER,3X FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP WINNER,1X OLYMPIC MEDALIST,15X TOP SCORE and 3X PLAYER OF THE YEAR award in his career so far in his career.