Maggie Gray welcomes Sports Illustrated senior writer Grant Wahl to the Gray Area Podcast to discuss the Lionel Messi first-person essay that he helped put together.
In this episode, Wahl takes you behind the curtain to give you more insight into the five-time Ballon d’Or winner. They talk about Messi's upbringing, getting HGH injections as a teenager, his rise to become the greatest soccer player in the world, a World Cup win missing from his resume, his rivalry with Cristiano Ronaldo, why he wants to meet Stephen Curry and much more.
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