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LIONEL ANDRÉS MESSI CUCCITINI

MESSI

LIONEL ANDRÉS MESSI CUCCITINI
Date of birth
24/06/1987
Original of
Rosario (Santa Fe, Argentina)

Seasons at the club
2004 - 2021
Line up
Striker
The player who has shattered almost every record, for many, the best player in history. He arrived at Barça at the age of 13 and the club paid for his growth hormone treatment. Top scorer in the history of FC Barcelona; Foreign player with more matches in the history of the club; Top scorer in league history; Maximum assistant in the history of the League; World's top scorer in a calendar year (91 goals in 2012); Top scorer in a league (50 goals in 2011-12); Author of the goal 5,000 (01/02/2009) and 6000 (18/08/2018) of FC Barcelona in the League; Author of FC Barcelona’s 500th goal in the European Cup / Champions (30/09/2014). First player to score 100 goals in international competitions at the same club. Only player to score more than 30 official goals in 12 consecutive seasons (2008-2020). Player with more consecutive matches (21) scoring at least one goal (33 goals) in the First Division (2012-13). Player who has been the top scorer (7) in a major league in the world. Only player in history to win 3 consecutive golden boots. Youngest player (23 years) in the history of football to win 15 club titles. Only player to get 4 consecutive gold balls (2009-10-11-12). World's top scorer in a single club; Top non-European goal scorer in the history of the Champions League; Maximum assistant in the history of the Champions. Nicknamed ‘La Pulga’, his goal at Getafe at the Camp Nou (18/04/2007), is considered one of the best in history and he scored in two Champions League finals (2008-09 and 2010-11). In 2007 he promoted the Leo Messi Foundation, which aims to help the most needy children in Argentina.

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17SEASONS 777Oficial matches 63434Minutes played 670Goals 84Yellow cards 1Red cards 15Unofficial matches 9Unofficial goals
2004-05 9 240 1 0 0 0 0
2005-06 25 1416 8 2 0 0 0
2006-07 36 2757 17 4 0 0 0
2007-08 40 2959 16 6 0 0 0
2008-09 51 3893 38 4 0 0 0
2009-10 53 4405 47 6 0 0 0
2010-11 55 4573 53 5 0 0 0
2011-12 60 5221 73 9 0 0 0
2012-13 50 4076 60 2 0 0 0
2013-14 46 3748 41 3 0 0 0
2014-15 57 5061 58 6 0 0 0
2015-16 49 4228 41 5 0 1 1
2016-17 52 4452 54 9 0 5 3
2017-18 54 4468 45 7 0 5 2
2018-19 50 4024 51 3 0 1 1
2019-20 44 3811 31 7 0 0 0
2020-21 46 4102 36 6 1 3 2

CAREER MESSI At FC Barcelona

792
matches
played
Titles and individual awards
European Super Cup
3
European Super Cup
World Club Championship
3
World Club Championship
Catalan Super Cup
2
Catalan Super Cup
Ballon d'Or 2009, Silver 2008 and Bronze 2007; FIFA World Player 2009, second 2007, 2008; FIFA Ballon d'Or 2010, 2011, 2012, Silver 2013, 2014; France Football Ballon d’Or 2015, 2019; Golden Boot 2009-10, 2011-12, 2012-13,2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19, Silver 2010-11 and Bronze 2013-14; Bravo trophy 2006-07 and second 2005-06; Golden Boy trophy 2005; Ballon d'Or World Cup 2014; Ballon d'Or Club World Cup 2009, 2011; Ballon d'Or U20 World Cup 2005; Golden Boot U20 World Cup 2005;Top scorer Champions 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2014-15, 2018-19; UEFA Best Player of the Year 2008-09; UEFA's Best Player of Europe 2011, 2015 and second 2012, 2013, 2017, 2019; Best Young Player FIFA/FIFPro 2006, 2007, 2008; Team of the Year FIFA/FIFPro 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019; Team of the Year UEFA 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019; UEFA Ideal Team of the Decade of the 2000s and 2010s; Argentina's Best Player 2005, 2007, 2008 (exterior), 2009 (exterior), 2010 (exterior), 2011 (exterior), 2012 (exterior), 2013 (exterior), 2015 (exterior), 2016 (exterior), 2017 (exterior), 2019. (This prize was divided since 2008 until 2017 in two parts, one dedicated to those who play in Argentina and the other one to the ones who play outside); Argentina's Best Sportsman 2011; La Liga's Best Player (LFP) 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2014-15, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20; La Liga's Best Striker (LFP) 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20; La Liga's Best Foreigner (Don Balón) 2006-07, 2008-09, 2009-10; Di Stéfano Trophy-La Liga's Best Player (Marca) 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2014-15, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19 second 2011-12, 2012-13 and third 2013-14; La Liga's Best Iberoamerican player (EFE) 2006-07; 2008-09; 2009-10; 2010-11, 2011-12; Pichichi trophy 2009-10, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20 and second 2010-11 and 2013-14; Marca Leyenda trophy 2009; Laureus Award 2020; 2016 FCB Players Award

CAREER
  • Grandoli (1992-1994)
  • Newell’s Old Boys (1994-2000)
  • FC Barcelona U14 (2000-2001)
  • FC Barcelona U16 (2001-2003)
  • FC Barcelona U19 and C (2003-2004)
  • FC Barcelona B (2004-2005)
  • FC Barcelona (2004-….)
MAJOR INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENTS
  • FIFA World Cup 2006, 2010, 2014 (runner-up) 2018
  • CONMEBOL Copa America 2007, 2011, 2015 (runner-up), 2016 (runner-up), 2019 (third place)
  • Olimpic Games 2008 (gold), FIFA World Cup U20 2005 (winner), CONMEBOL South American Championship U20 2005
Played with MESSI
216+
ABIDAL
ABRAHAM
ABRAHAM MINERO
ADAMA
ADRIÀ CARMONA
ADRIANO
AFELLAY
ALBERTINI
ALEXIS SÁNCHEZ
ALVES
ARAUJO
ARMANDO
ARNAU CALDENTEY
BABUNSKI
BAGNACK
BALLIU
BARTRA
BELLETTI
BOJAN
BOTÍA
BRAVO
BUSQUETS, SERGIO
CÁCERES
CARMONA
CESC FÀBREGAS
CÓRCOLES
CRISTIAN
CROSAS
CUENCA
DALMAU
DAMIÀ
DANI FERNÁNDEZ
DANI NIETO
DECO
DENÍS SUÁREZ
DEULOFEU
DIMAS
DONGOU
DOUGLAS
EDGAR IÉ
EDMÍLSON
ESPINOSA
ETO'O
EZQUERRO
FALI
FERNANDO NAVARRO
FONTÀS
GABRI
GAI ASSULIN
GERARD
GIOVANI
GIULY
GRIMALDO
GUDJOHNSEN
GUERRA
GUMBAU
GUS LEDES
HALILOVIC
HENRY
HLEB
IBRAHIMOVIC
ILIE
INIESTA
JAVI MARTOS
JAVITO
JEFFREN
JOAN ROMÁN
JONATHAN DOS SANTOS
JONATHAN SORIANO
JONY LÓPEZ
ALBA
JORDI GÓMEZ
JORQUERA
KAPTOUM
KEITA
KIKO FEMENIA
LARSSON
LOBATO
LOMBÁN
LUCAS
LUDOVIC
LUIS ALBERTO
MARC VALIENTE
MÁRQUEZ
MASCHERANO
MASIP
MATHIEU
MAXI LÓPEZ
MAXWELL
MILITO
MIÑO
MONTAÑÉS
MONTOYA
MOTTA
MUNIESA
MUNIR
NEYMAR
NOLITO
OIER
OLEGUER
OLMO
ORIOL RIERA
ORIOL ROMEU
ORLANDI
ORTOLÀ
PATRIC
PEDRO
PEÑA
PINTO
PIQUÉ
PITU
PLANAS
POLACO
PUYOL
RAFINHA
RAKITIC
RAMON MASÓ
RIVEROLA
ROCHINA
RODRI
ROGER RIERA
RONALDINHO
ROSELL
RUBÉN
RUEDA
SAMPER
SANDRO
SASTRE
SAÚL
SAVIOLA
SERGI GÓMEZ
SERGI ROBERTO
SONG
SUÁREZ
SYLVINHO
TELLO
TER STEGEN
THAER
THIAGO
THURAM
TONI CALVO
TORIBIO
TOURE YAYA
TXIGRINSKI
VALDÉS
VAN BOMMEL
VAN BRONCKHORST
VERDÉS
VERDÚ
VÍCTOR SÁNCHEZ
VÍCTOR VÁZQUEZ
VILLA
XAVI
XAVI TORRES
ZAMBROTTA
ZAMBUDIO
CÁMARA
ESPASANDÍN
LOLO
MORA
URKO
VERMAELEN
Aleix Vidal
UMTITI
André Gomes
Arda Turan
Paco Alcácer
Lucas Digne
Marlon Santos
Nili
CILLESSEN
Marc Cardona
ALEÑÀ
Borja López
ÀLEX CARBONELL
Semedo
DEMBELÉ
Paulinho
Jose Arnáiz
Marc Cucurella
PALENCIA
LENGLET
Arthur
Arturo Vidal
COUTINHO
Juan Miranda
Malcom
RIQUI PUIG
Chumi
Jeison Murillo
Kevin-Prince Boateng
Jean-Clair Todibo
Moussa Wagué
Abel Ruiz
Álex Collado
Carles Pérez
Jorge Cuenca
Oriol Busquets
Monchu
GRIEZMANN
NETO
ARAÚJO
DE JONG
JÚNIOR
ANSU FATI
BRAITHWAITE
DAVID COSTAS
YERRY MINA
CHRISTIAN RIVERA
Martin Hongla
Marcus McGuane
PJANIC
PEDRI
Trincão
DEST
Matheus Fernandes
Gallery MESSI
Authors of the photographs from the gallery: Victor Salgado
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