Star soccer forward who gained world fame while playing with FC Barcelona and as captain of the Argentina national team.
Due to a growth hormone deficiency which his local club could not pay to treat, he moved to Spain to play for FC Barcelona.
He scored thirty-eight goals during the 2008-2009 season, and won three straight La Liga titles from 2009 to 2011.
He grew up in Argentina with his parents Jorge and Celia, and his siblings: Maria, Matias, and Rodrigo.
Many pundits began calling him the next Pele after he won the 2009 UEFA Super Cup.
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