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Lionel Messi's career at a glance

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Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Born: June 24, 1987 - age 25

Birthplace: Rosario, Argentina

Club: Barcelona (Spain)

Major honours: Three Champions Leagues, five league titles in Spain, two Spanish Cups, two Super Cups, two Club World Cups, Olympic gold (2008), World under-20 (2005)

Personal honours: Four Ballon D'Or awards (2009-'12), La Liga leading scorer 2009-'10 (34 goals) and 2011-'12 (50 goals)

* Four times Champions League leading scorer (2008-'09: 9 goals; 2009-'10: 8 goals; 2010-'11: 12 goals, 2011-'12: 14 goals)

* Record for goals in one Champions League campaign (14 in 2011-'12)

* "Record" for goals scored in a calendar year: 91 (2012).

* 2008 Olympic player of the tournament

* Best player of World U20 tournament (2005)

Leading scorer World U20 tournament (2005), 6 goals

* International caps: 75 (31 goals)


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