Concern in Argentina’s ranks with the state of Lionel Messi’s health has the Argentine press worried.
Is the rhythm of the matches right for the health of the players? After the injury and departure of Karim Benzema, Ballon d’Or 2022, Sadio Mané, 2nd in the Ballon d’Or, will the Flea miss the World Cup? If he has been in good shape since the beginning of the season with his club PSG, Lionel Messi’s state of health has been worrying for a few days. After the day of Friday, in which “Pulga” was saved to stay in an indoor session, the PSG player trained again apart from the Albiceleste group this Saturday.
According to ESPN, the Argentine is suffering from muscle overload. To avoid a more serious injury, the selection medical staff decided to save its sessions, but the presence of the Argentinian against Saudi Arabia, next Tuesday (11:00 am), is not in question . As a reminder, Argentina, which is one of the main favorites of the World Cup, will play in group C with Saudi Arabia, Poland and Mexico.
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Short biography of Lionel Messi – Lionel Messi is an Argentinian international footballer who plays for his training club, FC Barcelona. Talented, the Catalan club striker has an extraordinary record of being crowned with the Ballon d’Or won four times. It was in the team of the Argentinian club Newell’s Old Boys that Lionel Messi discovered football. While he is only 12 years old, the boy shows an abnormally small size as he measures only 1.11 m. The medical profession sees a disease of hormonal origin that will require the administration of growth hormones. The career of this promising player depends on the success of the treatment. Unfortunately, therapy is expensive and Lionel Messi’s parents cannot afford it. In 2000, the Messi family decided to flee to an Argentina in complete economic bankruptcy and exiled to Barcelona in Spain.
Lionel Messi is 13 years old and he is invited by FC Barcelona to try out. Very quickly Carles Rexach, former footballer of the club, saw the young striker join the blaugrana training center. Nicknamed ‘Pulga’ (the chip) because of his petite constitution, Lionel Messi is undergoing medical treatment to strengthen himself. In 2004, the player took his first steps in La Liga and wasted no time in revealing his talent to fans and the general public. Little by little, Lionel Messi established himself as one of the greatest football players of his generation. His rise has been meteoric and not without any challenges. The footballer’s record is impressive: 4 Champions League, 7 Spanish championships, 3 Spanish cups… and above all 6 Ballons d’Or.
Lionel Messi’s wife
Lionel Messi married Antonella Roccuzo in the summer of 2017. The couple met when they were 8 and 9 years old, in the neighborhood of Rosario, Argentina. While the player joined Spain and Barcelona, the girl was studying dietetics at the University of Rosario. Antonella Roccuzo will wait until 2010 to be with her boyfriend and formalize their relationship. The couple has 3 children, Thiago, Mateo and Ciro.
Lionel Messi’s record
The playmaker has won everything with his Barcelona club: 10 Spanish league titles, 4 Champions Leagues, 6 Spanish Cups or 3 Club World Cups. The big downside of his career is a clean slate of any trophies in his Argentinian selection before his triumph at the Copa America in 2021. On an individual level, Lionel Messi has won six Ballon d’Ors, the last in 2019.
Lionel Messi’s salary
Argentinian star Lionel Messi receives €30 million net per season, including one million in cryptocurrency. If he honors his PSG contract until 2024, he will pocket at least €110 million thanks to a loyalty bonus. If he plays well over three seasons in the capital, he will therefore earn €30m in 2021-2022, then €40m in the next two for a total of €110m over three years. These emoluments do not take into account collective bonuses for goals and results in particular.