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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
“Reports, last week, suggested that Lionel Messi might be looking at options away from Barcelona after news broke out that Manchester City were willing to spend £100 million on the Argentine star.”
 International Business Times Today
“Barcelona technical secretary Robert Fernandez has reiterated that ongoing talks with superstar forward Lionel Messi over a new contract are progressing well.”
 Sports Mole Today
“Lionel Messi has been an absolute phenomenon and is undoubtedly one of the greatest footballers of all time. While it is impossible to replace this once in a lifetime footballer for any team, Barcelona will have to eventually do it.”
 sports keeda Today
“Barcelona's technical secretary Robert Fernandez is confident that Lionel Messi will sign a new contract with the club.”
 Kickoff Today
“Lionel Messi’s contract talks with Barcelona are progressing “very well”, according to the club’s technical secretary Robert Fernandez.”
 www.360nobs.com Today
“Barcelona are looking for a new manager to replace a beleagued Luis Enrique, and Sevilla’s superstar manager Jorge Sampaoli is favourite to win the race, as per reports in Spain.”
 sports keeda Today
“Barcelona first-team secretary Robert Fernandez believes it is a matter of time before Lionel Messi signs a contract extension. Messi's current deal expires in 2018 and there have been rumours he could be considering a move away from the club.”
 Daily Mail Today
“Lionel Messi treated his mother Celia to the wine many believe to be Spain's greatest on her 57th birthday.”
 Daily Mail Yesterday
“Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez scored their 15th league goals of the season as Barcelona stayed on the heels of La Liga leaders Real Madrid by winning 4-0 at Eibar on Sunday although the win was marred by an injury to key midfielder Sergio Busquets.”
 Hindustan Times Yesterday
“Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar all scored in Barcelona’s 4-0 rout at Eibar on Sunday evening.”
 africabetblog.wordpress.com Yesterday
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