Lionel Messi: Why does he wear the number 10?

He has become a LEGEND with this number on his back! Lionel Messi and the number 10 are inseparable, and it is almost impossible to imagine the Argentinian prodigy wearing any other number. Yet, without a certain legend, Lionel Messi might have had a totally different number on his jersey...

So, why did Lionel Messi choose to wear the number 10 for FC Barcelona AND Argentina?

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