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Profile of the Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi, who currently plays as a forward at Barcelona. The 27-year old player Messi joined Barcelona from Barcelona and wears the number 10 shirt.

Lionel Messi
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        (Squad number 10)

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Lionel Messi Career
2003–2004Barcelona C10(5)
2004–2005Barcelona B22(6)
2004–Barcelona286(250)

2004–2005Argentina U2018(14)
2007–2008Argentina U235(2)
2005–Argentina95(44)

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Lionel Messi : Barcelona News
“The LFP Awards was established in 2008-2009 when Messi, considered by many as the best player in the world in this generation, started his domination owing to his impressive play at Barcelona.”
 International Business Times  Today
“Russia manager Fabio Capello has claimed that Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo "does not possess the pure technical skill" of Barcelona's Lionel Messi.”
 Sports Mole  Yesterday
“Former Juventus manager Fabio Capello has claimed that he tried to bring Barcelona star Lionel Messi to Turin when the current Russia boss was at the helm of the Serie A giants.”
 Sports Mole  Yesterday
“Russia boss Fabio Capello says Cristiano Ronaldo "does not possess the pure technical skill" of Lionel Messi that the 29-year-old is as skilful as the Barcelona No.10.”
 Goal  Today
“Former Argentina boss Alejandro Sabella has leapt to the defence of Lionel Messi, arguing that the Barcelona ace sacrificed himself for the benefit of the team at this summer's World Cup.”
 YAHOOSports  2 days ago
“Former Real Madrid manager Jorge Valdano believes his compatriot Lionel Messi looks tired and is no longer capable of causing havoc among opposition defences.”
 Daily Mail  2 days ago
“Barcelona starlet Munir El-Haddadi says that "everything becomes easier" when playing alongside Lionel Messi. The Argentine has come in for some criticism following his somewhat tame display in the Blaugrana's 3-1 Clasico defeat to Real Madrid.”
 YAHOOSports  Yesterday
“FIFA President Sepp Blatter has claimed that Lionel Messi did not deserve the World Cup Golden Ball award he received earlier this year, given to him for being the best player at the tournament. Reports on Goal.”
 Caught Offside  3 days ago
Lionel Messi Career Honours
  • La Liga: 2004–05, 2005–06, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2012–13
  • Copa del Rey: 2008–09, 2011–12; Runner-up 2010–11, 2013–14
  • Supercopa de Espana: 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013; Runner-up 2012
  • UEFA Champions League: 2005–06, 2008–09, 2010–11
  • UEFA Super Cup: 2009, 2011; Runner-up 2006
  • FIFA Club World Cup: 2009, 2011
  • Olympic Gold Medal: 2008
  • FIFA U-20 World Cup: 2005
  • FIFA World Cup: 2014
  • Copa America: 2007
  • FIFA Ballon d'Or: 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Ballon d'Or: 2009
  • FIFA World Player of the Year: 2009
  • World Soccer Player of the Year: 2009, 2011, 2012
  • World Soccer Greatest XI of All Time: 2013
  • Onze d'Or: 2009, 2011, 2012
  • European Golden Shoe: 2010, 2012, 2013
  • UEFA Best Player in Europe Award: 2011
  • UEFA Club Footballer of the Year: 2009
  • FIFA Club World Cup Golden Ball: 2009, 2011
  • UEFA Champions League Top Goalscorer: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • L'Equipe Champion of Champions: 2011
  • FIFA U-20 World Cup Player of the Tournament: 2005
  • FIFA U-20 World Cup Top Goalscorer: 2005
  • LFP Best Player: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • La Liga Foreign Player of the Year: 2007, 2009, 2010
  • Pichichi Trophy: 2010, 2012, 2013
  • LFP Best Forward: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • UEFA Champions League Forward of the Year: 2009
  • La Liga Ibero-American Player of the Year: 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • FIFPro World Young Player of the Year: 2006, 2007, 2008
  • World Soccer Young Player of the Year: 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Bravo Award: 2007
  • Golden Boy: 2005
  • Marca Legend Award: 2009
  • Trofeo Alfredo Di Stefano: 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11
  • ESPY Awards Best International Athlete: 2012
  • El Pais King of European Soccer: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • IFFHS World's Top Goal Scorer: 2011, 2012
  • IFFHS World's best Top Division Goal Scorer: 2012
  • FIFA/FIFPro World XI: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • UEFA Team of the Year: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • ESM Team of the Year: 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Copa America Young Player of the Tournament: 2007
  • Copa America Top Assist Provider: 2011
  • Copa del Rey Top Goalscorer: 2

    Source: wikipedia.org

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    Goalkeepers
    Jordi Masip Marc-Andre ter Stegen
    Claudio Bravo
    Defenders
    Dani Alves Douglas
    Adriano Martin Montoya
    Marc Bartra Jordi Alba
    Thomas Vermaelen Jeremy Mathieu
    Javier Mascherano Gerard Pique
    Midfielders
    Pedro Neymar
    Xavi Rafinha
    Ivan Rakitic Sergi Roberto
    Andres Iniesta Sergio Busquets
    Sergi Samper
    Forwards
    Munir El Haddadi Sandro Ramirez
    Luis Suarez Lionel Messi
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