1.Who is the player? The Player I choose for my Project is Lionel Andrés Messi.
2.What club, team or country does he/she play for? Messi CountryTeam is Argentina;He also plays in FCBarcelona
3.What is the player’s background, how long have they been playing, what positions does he/she play? Messi started to play football when he was the age of five and he played in a team coached by his father Grandoli. His father, Jorge, was a manager at a metals company. His mother, Celia, brought in extra money as a cleaner. Lionel was the third of the couple’s three boys—his older brothers are named Matias and Rodrigo. Lionel also has a sister, Maria Sol. In 1995 when Messi was 8, he switched to another team called Newell's Old Boys. At the age of 11 diagnosed with a growth hormone deficiency. Messi could not afford the money 500 pounds every month. Carles Reach, the sporting director of FC Barcelona had been told about Messi’s talent, after Barcelona had watched him play; they offered to pay his Medical Bills for him if he would move to Spain. When Messi and his family he started to play in the club youth teams. In the present he plays Right- winger or second sticker in the field. He has been playing football for 23 years.
4. What does this player do on the field that makes them so good? (Use Football terminology if possible) e.g. : Can strike with both feet, puts other players into space etc. Messi strikes with both feet and sometimes curves the ball when he gives a long pass to another team player.
I normally don’t watch football because it not my interest but if I do I enjoy mainly enjoy watching him because of his goals and his tricks he does. 5.Why do you enjoy watching this particular player more than others? Give specific examples of great passages of play they have been involved in. (you can use photos or video to help your explanation)
6. What are 3 questions you would ask the player if you had a chance to interview them for TV and why? 1.Did your dad play in a team before he started coaching a football club? Because I would like to know what team or club his father played in. 2.Do your siblings enjoy football as much as you do? 3.How do you feel being a famous football player when you were just a normal kid?
Bibliography http://www.oleole.com/lionel-messi/biography/phikjl.html All images from www.google.com/images