Team Messi: How well do you know your GOAT?

Messi, the 6-time Ballon d'Or winner, is arguably the finest player to have ever played the game of football. We know the GOAT debate will probably never end, but if you have decided in the heart-of-your-hearts that Messi is your own G.O.AT, take this test to know just how much the Flea you know.

What was Messi’s mother’s profession during his childhood?

1. Seamstress
2. Cleaner
3. Hotel manager
4. Chef

Celia María Cuccittini once worked as a part-time cleaner

What was Messi’s first football club?

Messi is known for his loyalty to Barcelona. What team did he first play for?

1. Rosario FC
2. FC Barcelona
3. Santa Fe
4. Newell’s Old Boys


Newell’s Old Boys is a Rosario-based top-division football club

Lionel Messi’s brother, Rodrigo, is how many years older than him?

1. 9 years
2. 6 years
3. 8 years
4. 5 years

He was born 10 February 1980.

What is the name of Messi’s pet dog?

1. Hawk
2. Harry
3. Hulk
4. Hugo


Antonela gave him the Bordeaux mastiff in 2016.

Name of his primary school?

1. Rosario escuela
2. Escuela Los Ceibos
3. Escola Joan Pelegri
4. Las Heras

He had his elementary schooling at Las Heras. didn’t further his education

Messi was signed by FC Barcelona's Infantil B in 2000. What month exactly?

1. September
2. March
3. July
4. November

What Year did Messi win the Golden ball at the World Cup?

1. 2014
2. 2010
3. 2018
4. 2006

He won it in 2014 World Cup hosted by  Brazil.

At what age did Messi make his first appearance for Barcelona?

1. 15
2. 16
3. 17
4. 18


Messi made his debut for Barcelona against RCD Espanyol at age 17

Who assisted Messi’s first senior goal?

1. Samuel Eto'o
2. Ronaldinho
3. Xavi
4. Puyol

After Messi's first training session, Ronaldinho recognized his greatness. Ronaldinho befriended Messi and called him his “little brother.”

When did Messi first wear the Argentine national team's captain armband?

1. 2010
2. 2011
3. 2012
4. 2013


Messi wore Argentina’s captain's arm-band for the first time against Greece in the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Which team did Messi score his fastest hat-trick against?

1. Real Sociedad
2. Osasuna
3. Valentia
4. Rayo Vallecano


Messi scored his fastest hat-trick in 11 minutes against Rayo Vallecano on March 8.

How many European Golden boots has Messi won?

1. 4
2. 5
3. 6
4. 8

Messi has won the most European Golden Boots.

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