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Profile of the Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi, who currently plays as a midfielder at Barcelona. The 29-year old player Messi joined Barcelona from 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–Barcelona315(286)

2004–2005Argentina U2018(14)
2007–2008Argentina U235(2)
2005–Argentina103(46)

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Lionel Messi : Barcelona News
“The Barcelona No.”
 espnfc.com Yesterday
“New Delhi: Argentine superstar Lionel Messi, who has announced his retirement from As many as 49.7 per cent of the respondents gave their vote to Barcelona icon Messi when asked about the Most Desirable Footballer.”
 ABP NEWS Yesterday
“Lionel Messi says he has retired from worldwide football after doing "I imagine it was a very hard blow", Barcelona teammate Gerard Pique said. "Let some new players come, ones that have a bit more will".”
 SB News Online Yesterday
“Lionel Messi sensationally announced his retirement from worldwide football on Sunday after Argentina crashed to a shock defeat by Chile in the Copa America final. "I've done all I can".”
 Learning and Finance Yesterday
“This young boy has begged Barcelona star Lionel Messi to reverse his decision to retire from international football.”
 Mirror 2 days ago
“The 29-year-old, five-time Ballon d'Or winner made the shock announcement after missing a penalty in the shoot-out of his country’s defeat by Chile in the Copa America final Luis Suarez believes Barcelona team-mate and Argentina forward Lionel Messi will”
 The Independent 2 days ago
“Luis Suarez is confident his Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi will reconsider his early retirement from Argentina duty.”
 ESPN 2 days ago
“Argentina's former US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro has pleaded with compatriot Lionel Messi he hopes the superstar Barcelona forward will have a change of heart in time for the 2018 World Cup.”
 Yahoo7 Sport 2 days ago
“"Lionel Messi is the greatest thing we have in Argentina and we must to after Argentina's defeat to Chile in the Copa America Centenario final on Sunday.”
 7 News Yahoo 2 days ago
“World Cup winner Diego Maradona has called on compatriot Lionel Messi not to abandon international The 29-year-old Messi, a multiple trophy winner with Barcelona, has now been part of four final defeats with the national”
 SBS 3 days ago
Lionel Messi Career Honours
  • Barcelona: La Liga: 2004–05, 2005–06, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2012–13, 2014–15
  • Barcelona: Copa del Rey: 2008–09, 2011–12, 2014–15
  • Barcelona: Supercopa de Espana: 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013
  • Barcelona: UEFA Champions League: 2005–06, 2008–09, 2010–11, 2014–15
  • Barcelona: UEFA Super Cup: 2009, 2011
  • Barcelona: FIFA Club World Cup: 2009, 2011
  • Argentina: FIFA World Youth Championship: 2005
  • Argentina: Olympic Gold Medal: 2008
  • Personal: FIFA Ballon d'Or: 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Personal: Ballon d'Or: 2009
  • Personal: FIFA World Player of the Year: 2009
  • Personal: World Soccer Player of the Year: 2009, 2011, 2012
  • Personal: World Soccer Greatest XI of All Time: 2013
  • Personal: Onze d'Or: 2009, 2011, 2012
  • Personal: European Golden Shoe: 2010, 2012, 2013
  • Personal: UEFA Best Player in Europe Award: 2011
  • Personal: UEFA Club Footballer of the Year: 2009
  • Personal: UEFA Champions League Forward of the Year: 2009
  • Personal: UEFA Champions League Top Goalscorer: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015
  • Personal: UEFA Champions League Top Assist Provider: 2011–12, 2014–15
  • Personal: UEFA Champions League Team of the Season: 2014–15
  • Personal: UEFA Team of the Year: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014
  • Personal: 2011 UEFA Champions League Final: Man of the Match
  • Personal: FIFA Club World Cup Golden Ball: 2009, 2011
  • Personal: L'Equipe Champion of Champions: 2011
  • Personal: La Gazzetta dello Sport Sportsman of the Year: 2011
  • Personal: FIFA World Youth Championship Golden Ball: 2005
  • Personal: FIFA World Youth Championship Golden Shoe: 2005
  • Personal: LFP Best Player: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Personal: La Liga Foreign Player of the Year: 2007, 2009, 2010
  • Personal: Pichichi Trophy: 2010, 2012, 2013
  • Personal: La Liga Top Assist Provider: 2010–11, 2012–13, 2014–15
  • Personal: LFP Best Forward: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Personal: Trofeo EFE Player of the Year: 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Personal: FIFPro World Young Player of the Year: 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Personal: World Soccer Young Player of the Year: 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Personal: Bravo Award: 2007
  • Personal: Golden Boy: 2005
  • Personal: Marca Legend Award: 2009
  • Personal: Trofeo Alfredo Di Stefano: 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11
  • Personal: ESPY Awards Best International Athlete: 2012, 2015
  • Personal: El Pais King of European Soccer: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Personal: IFFHS World's Top Goal Scorer: 2011, 2012
  • Personal: IFFHS World's best Top Division Goal Scorer: 2012
  • Personal: FIFA/FIFPro World XI: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Personal: ESM Team of the Year: 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015
  • Personal: Copa America Young Player of the Tournament: 2007
  • Personal: Copa America Top Assist Provider: 2011, 2015
  • Personal: Copa del Rey Top Goalscorer: 2010–11, 2013–14
  • Personal: Argentine Sportsperson of the Year Award: 2011
  • Personal: Olimpia de Plata: 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Personal: FIFA World Cup Golden Ball: 2014
  • Personal: FIFA World Cup Dream Team: 2014
  • Personal: La Liga Team of the Season: 2014–15
  • Personal: Copa America Team of the Tournament: 2015
  • Personal: L'Equipe's top 50 South-American footballers in history: #3
  • Personal: Most FIFA Ballon d'Or awards: 4
  • Personal: Guinness World Records title for the most goals in a year (2012): 91 goals (96 goals including club friendlies)
  • Personal: Most international goals in a calendar year (2012): 25 (shared with Vivian Woodward and Cristiano Ronaldo)
  • Personal: Youngest two-time/three-time/four-time Ballon d'Or winner: 23/24/25 years
  • Personal: Most FIFA Club World Cup Golden Balls: 2 (2009, 2011)
  • Personal: Most appearances in the top 3 candidates for the Ballon d'Or: 8 times (2007-2014)
  • Personal: Most appearances in the FIFPro World XI: 8 times (2007-2014) (shared with Cristiano Ronaldo)
  • Personal: Most goals scored in a season (club): 73 goals
  • Personal: Most goals scored in a year (club): 79 goals
  • Personal: Most UEFA Champions League top scorer awards: 5
  • Personal: Most consecutive Champions League top scorer awards: 4
  • Personal: Most hat-tricks in UEFA Champions League: 5
  • Personal: Highest scorer in a UEFA Champions League game - shared with Luiz Adriano: 5 goals
  • Personal: Most goals scored in the UEFA Champions League: 77 goals (shared with Cristiano Ronaldo)
  • Personal: Most goals scored in a year (national team): 12 goals (shared with Gabriel Batistuta)
  • Personal: Youngest player that have scored a goal at the FIFA World Cup: 18 years and 357 days old (2006 vs Serbia & Montenegro)
  • Personal: Most goals scored in International friendlies: 24
  • Personal: Most goals scored, alongside Javier Saviola, in all U-20 International competitions (2004-2005): 11 goals (14 goals including friendlies)
  • Personal: Most goals scored in one FIFA World Cup qualification (2014): 10
  • Personal: Most goals scored in La Liga history: 286 goals
  • Personal: Most assists made in La Liga history
  • Personal: Most goals scored in La Liga in a season: 50 goals
  • Personal: Most consecutive La Liga matches scored in: 21 matches (33 goals)
  • Personal: Most La Liga hat-tricks in a season (co-record): 8 hat-tricks (shared with Cristiano Ronaldo)
  • Personal: Youngest player to score 200 La Liga goals: 25 years
  • Personal: Most goals scored in El Clasico: 21
  • Personal: Most goals scored in Derbi barceloni matches: 12 goals
  • Personal: Most braces in La Liga history: 80
  • Personal: Most goals scored in the Supercopa de Espana: 10 goals
  • Personal: Only top goalscorer and top assists supplier in the same league season: 2011/12 (50 goals and 15 assists)
  • Personal: First player to score in every game for half of La Liga season (2012/13): 30 goals (in 19 consecutive Matches)
  • Personal: Highest goalscoring average in a La Liga Season (2012/2013): 1,44 goals/game (46 goals in 32 matches)
  • Personal: Most Home goals in a league season (2011/12): 35 goals (in 19 Home matches)
  • Personal: Most Away goals in a league season (2012/13): 24 goals (in 19 Away matches)
  • Personal: Most Away matches scored in, in a league season (2012/13): 15 games
  • Personal: Teams scored against in a season (2012/13): 19 (shared with Ronaldo and Cristiano Ronaldo)
  • Personal: Top goalscorer in Barcelona history: 425
  • Personal: Top goalscorer in official competitions: 397
  • Personal: Top goalscorer in La Liga: 275
  • Personal: Top scorer in international competitions: 80
  • Personal: Most hat-tricks in Barcelona history: 32
  • Personal: Most La Liga hat-tricks overall: 24
  • Personal: Most away goals scored in Barcelona history in La Liga: 120 goals
  • Personal: List of one-club men

    Source: wikipedia.org

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    Goalkeepers
    Jordi Masip Claudio Bravo
    Marc-Andre ter Stegen
    Defenders
    Douglas Martin Montoya
    Aleix Vidal Adriano
    Jordi Alba Thomas Vermaelen
    Jeremy Mathieu Javier Mascherano
    Samuel Umtiti Gerard Pique
    Midfielders
    Neymar Denis Suarez
    Alen Halilovic Arda Turan
    Rafinha Sergi Roberto
    Andres Iniesta Ivan Rakitic
    Sergi Samper Alex Song
    Sergio Busquets Lionel Messi
    Munir El Haddadi Cristian Tello
    Forwards
    Luis Suarez