26 Things You Didn't Know About Lionel Messi

River Plate could have signed him as a youth, but refused to pay his $900 per month medical bills.

Somehow, we think they regret this decision. They probably could have sold $900 a month worth of Messi merchandise to cover the cost, or maybe paid one of their other players $900 less. Really, there's a lot of ways for a big club to handle it. Whoops.

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