Lionel Messi is a legend—Barcelona’s star player and the world’s best soccer player. But when was young, he was so small that his friends would call him "Little Leo: and coaches worried he wasn’t big enough to play. Yet through bravery, talent and hard work, he proved them all wrong.
About the Author
Tom Oldfield is the author of Cristiano Ronaldo and Rafael Nadal: The Biography. Matt Oldfield is editor-in-chief of soccer review site Of Pitch and Page.