26 Things You Didn't Know About Lionel Messi

His 2005 international debut lasted 47 seconds when he received a red card after coming on as a substitute.

Messi did not get off to a great start with Argentina, collecting his red card 44 seconds into his senior national team debut on a call that was dubious at best. He obviously learned his lesson, though; he has yet to receive another red card since.

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