12-Year Old Messi Was Better Than You

This is one of Messi’s earliest recorded goals during his time playing for Newell’s Old Boys. Below are some extended highlights during a Newell’s Old Boys vs. El Torito youth match back in October of 1999.

Knowing the star that he has become you can see the flashes of what Lionel Messi has become in these clips. He is so much better than you or I ever became (this statement is true unless Cristiano Ronaldo is reading this blog which I assume he is not) and he was just twelve when this footage was shot.


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