Once a small boy struggling with growth deficiency syndrome, Lionel Andres Messi transformed into a great football sensation known for his superb style and record-breaking feats. But despite his god-like success in the pitch, Messi has never left the arena of criticisms and comments. Majority of these have something to do with his role as the talismanic striker and captain of the Argentinian squad.
Messi’s ability as a prolific finisher hardly requires a justification. Just 26, he is the only footballer that haswon the prestigious FIFA Ballon d’ Or for 3 consecutive years. At 25, he is the youngest player to score 200 goals in Spain’s top-flight league. He is Barcelona’s scoring machine. He is one of the club’s lifeblood. He is Barcelona. He is a certified football great.
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Brazil will definitely have a home field advantage this year's FIFA World Cup but it seems like most people are watching out for Argentina.