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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–Barcelona280(245)

2004–2005Argentina U2018(14)
2007–2008Argentina U235(2)
2005–Argentina93(42)

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Lionel Messi : Barcelona News
“A couple have named their new-born son Messi after Argentina's soccer captain, having been granted permission to circumvent a 45-year-old law banning the use of last names as first names.”
 Times of Malta  Today
“Madrid’s second straight loss left them four points behind the defending champion, and six points adrift of Barcelona after the league leader beat Athletic Bilbao 2-0 thanks to Neymar’s brace from a pair of passes by Lionel Messi.”
 Courier Mail  Today
“Neymar has hailed Lionel Messi as the best in the world, following Barcelona's 2-0 win over Athletic Bilbao on Saturday afternoon.”
 Soccer Laduma  Today
“MADRID: Barcelona coach Luis Enrique hailed four-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi as capable of things impossible even on computer game PlayStation after he set up Neymar twice in his side's 2-0 win over Athletic Bilbao on Saturday.”
 Business Recorder  Today
“BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Neymar came on as a substitute to score twice from passes by Lionel Messi as Barcelona beat Athletic Bilbao 2-0 and maintained its lead of the Spanish league on Saturday.”
 YAHOOSports  Yesterday
“Lionel Messi would be the best defender in the world if he played at the back for Barcelona rather than leading the forward line, according to coach Luis Enrique.”
 YAHOOSports  Today
“Barcelona forwards Lionel Messi and Neymar are fit for Saturday's La Liga game at home to Athletic Bilbao, with manager Luis Enrique saying on Friday that he has an almost complete squad to choose from.”
 SuperSport  Yesterday
“BARCELONA, Spain - Neymar came on as a substitute to score twice from passes by Lionel Messi and give Barcelona a 2-0 win at home over Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish league on Saturday.”
 courierislander.com  Yesterday
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 Player of the Year: 2009, 2010, 2011
  • 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

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