Lionel Messi: King Of Soccer

Jose Solis Alvarez
Professor Katz
October 28, 2016

King Of Soccer

Is there anyone who does not know Lionel Messi, He is a world known phenomenon soccer star that plays for Fc Barcelona in Europe. His unique way of playing soccer leaves many players trying to stop him embarrassed. Although, Messi is quite small in stature it does not stop him from taking on any defender. Moreover, Leo’s Size allows him to change pace very quickly, very agile player. Fans all over the world love him as he is very humble, even though he has broken many records he still remains with his feet on the ground. In addition, with Fc Barcelona he has won every championship there is out there, as ...

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personal life. In “Don’t! The secret of self- control” by Jonah Lehrer discusses the results of high delayers and low delayers in their pathway to success. Daniel's pink book “Drive” and “ The Significance of Grit” by Deborah Perkins-Gough play an essential role in Leo’s success by exerting grit and mastery. Jonah explains how he found a correlation in future success with the kids who participated in the marshmallow experiment, either being a high or low delayer. Mastery is the desire to get better at something that matters.(Pink 109). Leo Messi grew up being a high delayer as his ability with the soccer ball helped him succeed. Leo had difficult struggles and crucial decisions he had to make but he did through self control, exerting Grit and mastery.
In the article “Don’t” Jonah Lehers article explains a marshmallow experiment they performed on many children. The scientist in charged invited children into a room a bit larger than a closet with a desk and ...

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career. Moreover, not all players are able to resist the hot stimulus when being provoked like Messi. Messi strategically allocates his attention on the ball and winning the game rather than on defender that kicked him. For example, Zinedine Zidane a French soccer star that head butted Marco Materazzi an Italian player during an international match. During the match Materazzi had been provoking Zidane by insulting his sister and saying stupid things. Zidane just snapped and retaliated by head butting Marco Materazzi which caused him to get sent off the match with a red card. Messi surely uses metacognition to get himself out of a red card situation by analyzing the moment as its ...

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