Messi's glittering career in numbers

Factfile on Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi, who announced his retirement from international football on Sunday

Messi has won no fewer than five Ballon D'Or awards.   -  Reuters

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

Club honours: 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, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2012-13, 2014-15, 2015-16; Spanish Cup (3): 2008-09, 2011-12, 2014-15, 2015-16; Spanish Super Cups (6) 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013

International honours: World Cup: Finalist (2010), Quarter-finalist (2006, 2010), 15 matches, 5 goals; Copa America: Finalist (2015, 2007, 2016), Quarter-finalist (2011), 16 matches, 3 goals; Olympic gold medal (1): 2008; Under-20 World Cup (1): 2005

Individual Honours: Ballon D'Or (5): 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015; Top scorer in the Spanish league (3): 2009-2010 (34 goals), 2011-2012 (50 goals), 2012-13 (46 goals); Top scorer in the Champions League (5): 2008-2009 (9 goals), 2009-2010 (8 goals), 2010-2011 (12 goals), 2011-2012 (14 goals), 2014-15 (10 goals);

World Cup Golden Ball (1): 2014; Olympic player of the tournament (1): 2008; Under-20 World Cup player of the tournament (1): 2005; Top scorer at Under-20 World Cup (1): 2005 (6 goals)

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