Lionel Messi is an Argentine soccer player known as one of the best in the world. He plays for FC Barcelona and the Argentina National Team. He has remained loyal to Barcelona by joining their youth academy at 13 years old and has played more than 600 games for the club including providing over 500 goals.

Messi has overcome hardships in his career such as being diagnosed with growth hormone disorder at age 10. The only team willing to pay for his medical treatment at this time was Barcelona, which was why he decided to play for them.

Below are 21 of Lionel Messi’s most motivating and inspiring life quotes:

1. “The best decisions aren’t made with your mind, but with your instinct.” – Lionel Messi

2. “You can overcome anything, if and only if you love something enough.”- Lionel Messi

3. “Money is not a motivating factor…My motivation comes from playing the game I love. If I wasn’t paid to be a professional footballer, I would willingly play for nothing.”- Lionel Messi

4. “Sometimes you have to accept you can’t win all the time.”- Lionel Messi

5. “When the year starts, the objective is to win with all the team, personal records are secondary.” – Lionel Messi

6. “Something deep in my character allows me to take the hits and get on with trying to win.” – Lionel Messi

7. “I start early and I stay late, day after day, year after year. It took me 17 years and 114 days to become an overnight success.”- Lionel Messi

8.My ambition is always to get better and better.”- Lionel Messi

9. “There are more important things in life than winning or losing a game.” – Lionel Messi

10. “The day you think there is no improvements to be made is a sad one for any player.”- Lionel Messi

11. “Something deep in my character allows me to take the hits and get on with trying to win.” – Lionel Messi

12.Goals are only important if they win games.”- Lionel Messi

13. “I made sacrifices by leaving Argentina, leaving my family to start a new life. I changed my friends, my people. Everything. But everything I did, I did for football, to achieve my dream.”

14. “I start early, and I stay late, day after day after day.” – Lionel Messi

15. “The best decisions aren’t made with your mind, but with your instinct.”- Lionel Messi

16. “I never think about the play or visualize anything. I do what comes to me at the moment. Instinct. It has always been that way.”- Lionel Messi

17. “I think my desire to always get better, to always want more, to always be my top critic, and accepting the good and the bad.” – Lionel Messi

18. “I do it because I love it and that’s all I care about.” – Lionel Messi

19. “You cannot allow your desire to be a winner to be diminished by achieving success before and I believe there is room for improvement in every sportsman.” Lionel Messi

20. “In football as in watchmaking, talent and elegance mean nothing without rigour and precision.” Lionel Messi

21. “I always thought I wanted to play professionally, and I always knew that to do that I’d have to make a lot of sacrifices. I made sacrifices by leaving Argentina, leaving my family to start a new life. I changed my friends, my people. Everything. But everything I did, I did for football, to achieve my dream.” Lionel Messi

Which Messi quote resonates with you the most and why?

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