Learn about Lionel Messi's age and early life in his biography.

Luis Lionel Andres "Leo" Messi was born in Rosario, Argentina. 

Messi was not intimidated by the older boys

his two elder brothers when he was younger.

He was enlisted at the age of eight to join the Newell's Old Boys

a club located in Rosario

youth system.Messi was an immediate sensation

showcasing his extraordinary talent at a very young age.

 when he was 13 years old