• Lionel Messi retires from International football, but his ‘god-like’ CV and fact-file will astound you

    Lionel Messi retires from International football, but his ‘god-like’ CV and fact-file will astound you

    Argentina captain Lionel Messi today retired from International football after losing the Copa America title to Chile.

     

    But looking at his CV as a footballer and honours achieved you can only salute.

    Name: Lionel Andres Messi
    Nationality: Argentinian
    Date of birth: June 24, 1987 – age 29
    Place of birth: Rosario,
    Argentina Club: Barcelona (ESP/since 2000)
    International appearances: 112
    International goals: 55
    International debut: August 17, 2005, Hungary 1 Argentina 2

    Honours
    Club Champions League (4): 2005-06, 2008-09, 2010-11, 2014-15
    Club World Cup (3): 2009, 2011, 2015
    Spanish Championships (8): 2004-05, 2005-06, 2008-09, […]