Lionel Messi has not only mesmerized the world with his skills with the football, but has also earned a reputation for being a family man. He lives by his own example and lets his life experiences guide him. While growing up in a tight-knit family has helped him appreciate the value of family and friends, the medical difficulties that he had faced as a child has made him contribute to charitable initiatives that aim at relieving sufferings of vulnerable children. Here we look at some of the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador's most memorable quotes. He often talks about sports, team, winning, ambition, and "more important things in life", such as family, friends and children.