Name: Lionel Messi
Date of birth: 24/06/1987
Place of birth: Argentina
Position: Attacking Midfielder
|Copa del Rey||Barcelona||4 (1)||5||1||0|
|Champions League||Barcelona||7 (0)||8||0||0|
|International Match||Argentina||1 (0)||0||0||0|
|Spanish Primera BBVA||Barcelona||24 (2)||25||1||0|
|World Cup South America||Argentina||1 (0)||2||0||0|
|Holding on to the ball||Very Strong||Aerial Duels||Weak|
|Long shots||Very Strong|
|Direct free kicks||Very Strong|
|Counter attack threat||Often|
|Likes to do layoffs||Often|
|Likes to dribble||Often|
|Likes to shoot from distance||Often|
|Gets fouled often||Often|
|Likes to play long balls||Often|
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