Lionel Messi's story is not one of overcoming adversity, rather it is one of thriving. He has already accomplished more in his career than almost any other footballer in history.
From seasons of six trophies and 91 goals to lifting four consecutive Ballon d'Or awards, Messi has done it all. It is a bit scary to think that he is still only 26 years old.
Messi isn't even close to being finishing at this point—he still has much to achieve.
The Argentine dreams of winning more trophies at Barcelona, and even more personal awards are sure to come. And we cannot forget that World Cup trophy which has eluded him for so long.
Messi may go down as the greatest footballer of all time, and for some he already is. The little boy from Rosario is now the face of football, and the game has become even better because of him.
To this point his career, Messi is something to marvel at. Though all eyes are fixed forward, it is sometimes good to just take a look back.
Though it is impossible to put the career of Lionel Messi into only 25 pictures, that is exactly what we have attempted with this article. Let us know what you think!