Month: May 2020

Lionel Messi Biography (1987–)

Lionel Messi is a soccer player with FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team . He has established records for goals scored and won individual awards.

Who Is Lionel Messi?

Luis Lionel Andres (“Leo”) Messi is an Argentinian soccer player who plays forward for the FC Barcelona club and the Argentina national team.

Early Life

Messi was born on June 24, 1987, in Rosario, Argentina . At the age of 8, he was recruited to join the youth system of Newell’s Old Boys, a Rosario-based club . Messi was eventually diagnosed by doctors as suffering from a hormone deficiency .  That restricted his growth .  At the age of 13, when Messi was offered the chance to train at soccer powerhouse FC Barcelona’s youth academy.Messi’s family picked up and moved across the Atlantic to make a new home in Spain.

Ultimately, Messi’s short stature (5 feet, 7 inches), combined with his speed and relentless attacking style, has drawn comparisons to another famous Argentinian footballer, Diego Maradona.

Lionel Messi’s Soccer Career and Teams

Messi has only played for FC Barcelona where he first signed at age 13 . He also plays for the Argentina national team . By the age of 16, Messi made his first appearance for the FC Barcelona . He put himself in the record books on May 1, 2005, as the youngest player to ever score a goal for the franchise . putting himself in the record books on May 1, 2005, as the youngest player to ever score a goal for the franchise  .That same year ,he led Argentina to the title in the under-20 world cup.

 


By the end of 2012,] had accumulated an astounding 91 goals in club and international play, eclipsing the 85 netted in a single calendar year by Gerd Muller in 1972 . He broke another record when he was named the FIFA Ballon d’Or winner for the fourth time in January 2013.

. He was honored with his fifth FIFA Ballon d’Or trophy . Four years later, following another La Liga title, Messi again established a new standard for excellence by claiming his sixth Ballon d’Or.

 

Lionel Messi’s Stats 

As of August 2019, Messi’s all-time highlights for FC Barcelona:

Appearances: 687
Goals: 603
Assists: 251
Shot accuracy: 48 percent
Chances created: 348

Lionel Messi’s Contract and Salary

In 2017, Messi signed a new contract with FC Barcelona through the 2020-21 season and he received a $59.6 million signing bonus  according to Forbes . He earns $667,000 per week, for over $80 million annually . Messi’s buyout clause set at $835 million (€700 million).

Wife and Sons

On June 30, 2017, Messi married Antonella Roccuzzo who ids his longtime girlfriend and the cousin of his best friend and fellow soccer player Lucas Scaglia and Thiago, born in November 2012 and Mateo, born in September 2015 and Ciro, born in March 2018.

Why Ambati Rayudu announces retirement from all forms of cricket?

Know the real truth why Rayudu announces retirement from cricket .

Middle order batsman Ambati Rayudu was not included in 15 members squad for ongoing world cup 2019.He was not selected in squad after Sikhar Dhawan and Vijay Shankar injuries, instead of him Rishav Pant and Mayank Agrawal was selected as their replacement.After this Rayudu tweet to BCCI which make bad impression. Rayudu tweet to BCCI. Rayudu tweet to BCCI that JUST ORDERED  NEW SET OF 3D GLASS TO WATCH THE WORLD CUP.

 


Career batting statistics
Right handed batsman
Format
M
Inn
NO
Runs
HS
Avg
SR
100s
50s
one day match
2013–19
55
50
14
1694
124 *
47.0
79.0
3
10
T20 International
2014–16
6
5
1
42
20
10.5
84.0
0
0
IPL
2010–19
147
140
25
3300
100 *
28.7
126.0
1
18
First class
2002–17
97
156
21
6151
210
45.6
16
34
List a
2002–
167
157
26
5333
124 *
40.7
79.6
5
39
T20
2007–
223
212
30
4758
100 *
26.1
122.6
1
25

Ambati Rayudu will be remembered in the cricket world . A player rich in versatility who lost on the field of politics, not sports. Rayudu did not blame to anyone  for his retirement in the mail to BCCI . Ambati Rayudu , who is known as his tempramental personality said goodbye to cricket world. He was selected in 2015 worldcup squad , but he did not get the chance to play even in a match.Finally when the dam patience broke, he announced his retirement on 3 july 2019 .  Although he will continue IPL.

Virat Kohli wrote on twitter wishing Rayudu

‘Good luck ahead. You are a top level player.

According to BCCI statement, Raydu  wrote in a  letter to the board

“I have decided to retire from all forms of cricket.”

” It has been a great time  for me. And i have learned a lot from the ups and downs in my career in the last 25 years.

He thanked to BCCI and all state association to that gave him opportunity to play.He included names of Hyderabad, Baroda, Andhra Pradesh and Vidarbha.

BCCI has also congratulated Rayudu for the future.