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Happy 35th Birthday To Messi; A Look At His Achievements And Records

Arguably the best football player in history Lionel Messi today turns 35 years old.He was born on 24th June 1987 in Rosario Argentina.He is a son,a father and a husband.He got married to his long time girlfriend Antonela Roccuzzo in 2017.Together they have three children namely Thiago,Mateo and Ciro Messi Roccuzzo.

Lionel Messi began playing professional football when he was 17 years old with Barcelona.Under the time he was managed by Manchester City's current manager Pep Guardiola.He played for Barcelona for 17 years before joining Paris Saint Germaine last summer due to Barcelona's financial problems.He is also the captain of his national team Argentina.He currently captained them to win the Finalissima trophy by defeating Italy 3-0 at Wembley Stadium after being the Copa America winners.

Messi has broken many records and has done phenomenal things in his career.As we celebrate his 35th birthday here are some of the records he has broken.

*Player with the most Ballon d'Or awards-7.

*Player with the most assists in history.

*Player with the most goals in a single calendar year -91 goals in 2012.

*The only player in history to win the Ballon d'Or,FIFA World player,Pichichi trophy and golden boot in the same season -2009/10 season.

*Player with the most golden boots -6.

*Top scorer for the same club -672 goals for Barcelona surpassing Pele's record of 643 goals for Santos.

*Top scorer in an European league in history with 50 La Liga goals in 2011/12 season.

*Player with the most wins in official competitions.

*Player with the most champions league hat-tricks -8.

*Most champions league group stage goals -76 goals.

*Most club honours -36 trophies.

*Most La Liga hat-tricks -36.

*Most El Clasico goals-26.

*Most league goals -474 La Liga goals.

*Most league assists -192 La Liga assists.

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