5 Things You Never Knew About Lionel Messi

Gold feet, napkins and huge Japanese robots. What a guy!

He had a cast of his foot made out of solid gold

...and it's worth 5 million dollars!

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Messi's first contract was written on a napkin

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He's a really nice guy

When he saw a picture of a young boy in Afghanistan who made a Messi shirt out of a plastic bag, he sent him two signed jerseys and a football!

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He can speak Japanese

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In fact...he's even scored against a giant inflatable robot on a Japanese game show. Not many footballers can say that!

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He's played football against sharks

...Ok, this one probably isn't real. But I'm sure he could if he wanted to. 

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Anyway, that's enough Messi facts for today.

Laters, Lionel!

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