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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
“NEYMAR is now the best player in the world, according to five-time Champions League winner Alessandro Costacurta. The AC Milan and Italy legend claims the Brazilian has now reached a different level to both Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.”
 The Sun Yesterday
“Yet, they fell on their face thanks to a 2-1 loss to Deportivo de La Coruna. The lead lasted just six minutes before a Neymar's throw-in caught Valencia's defence napping and Luis Suarez raced through to equalise.”
 Football Hebdo Yesterday
“Gerard Deulofeu insists comparisons to Lionel Messi early in his career hurt his chances of succeeding at Barcelona.”
 Daily Mail Yesterday
“Reports this week suggested the Spaniard was on Jose Mourinho’s radar with Luke Shaw’s future uncertain at Manchester United.”
 The Daily Express 2 days ago
“Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona won a dramatic showdown with Valencia 4-2 to cut the gap to La Liga leaders Real Madrid to two points.”
 The Oak Ridge Observer 2 days ago
“At 32 years of age, the player is now entering the final phases of his career and he will have high hopes of ending the 2016/17 season with more silverware with Barcelona firmly in the hunt for more glory in both La Liga and the Champions League.”
 ismboard.com 2 days ago
“Rafinha has played 27 games this season for Barcelona, scoring seven times. However, he has failed to regularly nail down a spot in Luis Enrique's starting line-up.”
 The Daily Express 3 days ago
“Spanish outlet Diario Gol claim the Argentine ace is keen for the Manchester United target to make a switch to the Nou Camp. The 22-year-old has been in stunning form this season, netting nine goals and providing 10 assists in all competitions.”
 Daily Star 3 days ago
“Spain's supreme court scheduled a hearing for the appeal of Barcelona star Lionel Messi and his father against a 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud on April 20, three days before the Catalan club are to play Real Madrid in the Clasico, Spain media reports.”
 ESPN 3 days ago
“LIONEL MESSI could face a ban after he allegedly swore at the referee’s assistants during Argentina’s 1-0 win against Chile last night.”
 The Sun 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 Jasper Cillessen
    Marc-Andre ter Stegen
    Defenders
    Aleix Vidal Sergi Roberto
    Lucas Digne Jordi Alba
    Jeremy Mathieu Javier Mascherano
    Samuel Umtiti Gerard Pique
    Midfielders
    Lionel Messi Neymar
    Arda Turan Rafinha
    Denis Suarez Andre Gomes
    Andres Iniesta Ivan Rakitic
    Sergio Busquets
    Forwards
    Paco Alcacer Luis Suarez