Lionel Messi Adidas F50If you had to name the greatest thing about Argentina, what would it be?' 

You’ve certainly got a lot of choice. The Andes mountains, Ladislao Biro – inventor of the ball point pen, gauchos, writer Jorge Luis Borges, the tango, Eva Peron, rugby player Hugo Porta and Maradona to name but a few.

However, in current football terms, if you were asked the same question, chances are many of you would plump for Lionel Messi.

We would too, which is handy seeing as we are giving you a chance to win a pair of signed Lionel Messi football boots.


We’ve got a pair of the Argentine international’s Adidas F50’s, signed by the young superstar and ready to go to a new home.

To enter this great competition all you have to do is purchase any item from the Footy Boots Shop and your name will automatically go in the hat.

There’s no minimum price rule, and the competition is open up until 10th December 2008.

And, if you feel the need to go back and make further purchases, your name will be entered in to the competition as many times as you flash the cash.

Good luck.

Lionel Messi Fact File

Lionel Messi Adidas F50

Born: 24th June 1987

First club: Grandoli – coached by his father

Health: At 11 was diagnosed with a growth hormone deficiency

Spain: Left Argentina for a new life in Barcelona after the club guaranteed to pay his medical bills

Debut: 16th October 2004 v Espanyol

Number 10: Inherited Ronaldinho’s number 10 jersey after the Brazilian left for AC Milan

International debut: Sent off after just 40 seconds after coming on as a second half sub versus Hungary on 17th August 2005

Olympics: Was a gold medal winner in Beijing after Argentina beat Nigeria in the final 1 – 0. In front of a 90,000 crowd at the Birds Nest stadium, Messi set up the winner for Angel Di Maria


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  • you are the best player in the world, and are mch better than chritiano ranado is. the only reason why people like him is because he is fast and can take good freekicks, but i khow you can do that better than he can.

  • hello my name is timothy , I live in Germany , you are my favourite star…..
    I am 13-years old and I hope I get the shues because I play football , too–my team is spvgg unterhaching(3.Bundesliga)
    nice regards

  • Hi my name is Nova and I really play like Lionel Messi and Messi is my all time hero ever. from South Africa in Eastern Cape(Stutterheim). I wish I could meet you and hold your hand so that I could gain your quality of football megic!!

  • Messi is a football god and i really love to play like him.I really love football and i play the game very well but i do not have boots so i really hope to win this boots.BRAVO Messi you are the man with golden feet.

  • leo messi.the best among the rest,may you will reign forever in th e football world
    you have no competitor
    you are the best
    got your skills and i will need your personally signed boot

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