Lionel Messi

Lionel Leo Messi is an Argentine striker for Inter Miami and the Argentina national team, of which he is captain and with which he became South American champion in 2021 and world champion in 2022. At the end of October 2023, Messi won his 8th Ballon d'Or of his amazing career, improving the record which he already hold. Considered by many to be one of the greatest soccer players of all time, he is the second most prolific scorer in the history of soccer and the best South American scorer for the national soccer teams.

The 44 official trophies won in his career make him the most titled soccer player ever. With 35 trophies won, he is the most decorated soccer player in the history of Barcelona, the club for which he also holds the record for appearances, goals and assists. Individually, he has won the Ballon d'Or 8 times, the Golden Boot six times, the FIFA World's Best Player seven times and UEFA's Best Player three times.