Kids' Facts about Lionel Messi

Born on June 24, 1987, Lionel Andrés Messi

better known by his nickname Leo Messi

the Argentina national team and Major League Soccer club Inter Miami.

Messi, who is recognized as one of the all-time greats

 a record seven Ballon d'Or honors.

 In terms of international goals

he also has the most of any male South American (106).

 Prolific goal scorer and artistic creator