Research Paper On Lionel Messi

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e famous town of Argentina, Rosario, lives a little boy with big dreams. In a town where some of the greatest soccer players source from, there has to be something that they have as an advantage. Whether it’s the extreme levels of dedication parents give their children with sports at an early age or the true passion of the game, there’s something that sets these kids apart. One player that some would argue has the most heart and most dedication now controls the modern soccer game, some would even say he is the best. His name is Lionel Messi, and he grew up here, playing soccer every day in these streets, unsatisfied until he was the best. His extreme heart, passion, and drive encourages him. Growing up being diagnosed with a disorder and being faced with the challenges of poverty, Messi soon discovered his life didn’t ride on luck. He would have to work with cards he was dealt and roll with the punches.
Lionel Messi grew up in a famous town called Rosario, in the middle of Argentina. Known for its reputation of great football, many professional soccer player were known to be born there. Lionel had 3 siblings; Rodrigo Messi, Matias Messi, and Maria Sol Messi. As the 3rd child, Messi always had his older brothers to take care of him or play soccer with him. At the age 11, Lionel Messi was diagnosed with a growth hormone deficiency which caused him to be much shorter than the average kid. One of the first reasons Lionel Messi truly stands out as an outlier is his growth
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