Video of Messi dominating as a very young boy
[VIDEO PICK: La Pulga] Today we're sharing some footage of Lionel Messi that came to light this spring, these extended highlights will have you
recognizing the young genius just by observing his trademark body language, and domination.
Lionel Messi was born in Rosario, Argentina on June 24, 1987. The dates on these highlights
vary, but it appears young Leo is between 5 and 7 years old. The date of May 29, 1993 is clearly visible on one of the clips, which would make Messi not quite 6 years old at that point.
Messi’s moves were clearly emerging already, devastating dribbling with a ball that looks half his size, and those celebrations eerily reminescent of the grown man now at Barcelona. This clip is
nearly six minutes long, but don’t miss the last 30 seconds showing some of his incredible juggling. Here he is -- Messi the boy king ...
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