Lionel Messi is a professional soccer player who plays for the club team, FC Barcelona and the national team, Argentina. He was born in Argentina and originally wanted to play for a team there, however he was rejected. Because of this, he moved to Spain at 13 years old and joined FC Barcelona. As he got older he soon started to become a star. He scored a goal on his debut match for Barcelona in 2004, which was assisted by Barcelona’s former star, Ronaldinho. Ronaldinho and Messi connected very well together. Messi showed that he had something special, that no other player had. His dribbling skills are outstanding and he makes everyone look like a fool. Messi has won a tremendous amount of trophies for his team and for himself. He beat the record for most goals scored in a year in 2012 and he also has five best player of the year awards, which is the biggest award you can receive. Lionel Messi has even taken his national team to four finals, one of them being the World Cup Final. Lionel Messi was so great at such a young age and only continues to improve. He is in my opinion the best player in the world and I can’t wait to see what he does next.