- Author: Matt & Tom Oldfield
- ISBN: 9781786064035
- Laburnum Code: 15441
- Book Type: Paperback
- Number of Pages: 176
- Accelerated Reader Level: 5.2
- Points Value: 4.0
The Barcelona fans were already standing they had seen the things that Lionel could do with the ball at his feet.'
Lionel Messi is a legend Barcelona's star player and the world's best footballer. But when was young, he was so small that his friends called him Little Leo and coaches worried he wasn't big enough. Yet through bravery, talent and hard work, he proved them wrong. Messi tells the magical story of how the tiniest boy in South America grew up to become the greatest player on earth.
Ultimate Football Heroes is a series of biographies telling the life-stories of the biggest and best footballers in the world and their incredible journeys from childhood fan to super-star professional player. Written in fast-paced, action-packed style these books are perfect for all the family to collect and share.