Lionel Messi turns 33 today, 24 June, 2020.
He is regarded by many as the best player in the world, and Messi has been the kingpin for Barcelona for many years now.
Lionel Messi was born in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina and like many others paid the price to become a star.
At the precarious age of 10, his future as a professional player was threatened as he was diagnosed with a growth hormone deficiency.
Despite being young, Barcelona took the gamble of signing him and the rest was history.
RECORDS AFTER RECORDS
On the big stage the diminutive Lionel Messi has won it all and broken records after records.
Messi has won a record six Ballon d’Or awards, and a record six European Golden Shoes.
He has spent his entire professional career with Barcelona, where he has won a club-record 34 trophies, including ten La Liga titles, four UEFA Champions League titles and six Copas del Rey. A prolific goalscorer and a creative playmaker, Messi holds the records for most goals in La Liga (440), a La Liga and European league season (50), most hat-tricks in La Liga (36) and the UEFA Champions League (8), and most assists in La Liga (177) and the Copa América (12). He has scored over 700 senior career goals for club and country.
Watch Some Of His Best Goals Below:
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Source: News update