At that time as Lionel Messi debuted for FC Barcelona against Mourinho
When the slender guy has been replaced for a quarter of an hour before the end, the few sensed that they experience the beginning of one of the largest professional football career. The speech is from the six-time World Footballer Lionel Messi, who at the age of 16 on November 16, 2003, played his first game in the 1st team of FC Barcelona.
Barça was then coached from Oranjestad Frank Richard, who normally played the teenager, who normally played in the Catalans U17, in the test match against FC Porto. Messi, trained in the Barça squadschmiede La Asia, could not prevent the 0: 2 bankruptcy of the Catalans.
It was not much to do so whether the youngster could set accents in the course in the quarter-hour. But as secured, Lionel Messi remained with the back number 14. The once always wore Oranges and Barcelona s Football King Johan Cuff. Coach in Porto was in the rest of a certain José Mourinho.
Due to its petite body key, Messi receives the nickname La Pulley, which fled. But the little Argentine became the absolute world star in the dress of the Catalans, won with Barça four times the Champions League, ten times the Spanish championship and seven times the trophy.
However, the World Cup triumph with the Gauchos remains for him, in the final 2014 in the Maracanã Stadium of Rio de Janeiro lost the Argentinian 0: 1 after extension against Germany.
In the summer of 2021 Messi took leave after 21 years said farewell to Barça, howled ROTC and Water — his body and stomach club was simply no longer paying the superstar, although it had agreed with a 50% salary reduction. A short time later, Messi posted at the race ensemble of Paris St. German and should ensure that PSG may gain the royal class sometime.