Lionel Messi: A 2009 Champion for FC Barcelona

Isaac AsanteCorrespondent IIAugust 17, 2009

Here is a question...“How would it feel to be Lionel Messi?”

This is a question quite difficult to answer, as many fans will have different points of view. However, considering all his achievements in the previous season, most supporters are likely to reveal that they would feel like “Champions for the year 2009.

Indeed, although Barcelona regained their devastating form under Pep Guardiola in the end of 2008, Messi first had the chance to leave his life’s most glorious moments in 2009, as he was able to lift more trophies any other La Liga player could ever hold.

Lionel Messi never stops getting better

Years back, a majority of soccer lovers thought that it was impossible for a player to surpass the achievements of stars such as Zinedine Zidane, David Beckham, Luis Ronaldo, or even Ronaldinho.

Nevertheless, Cristiano Ronaldo’s introduction in football pushed many to change their minds, and they started to regard the Portuguese talisman as the “Unbeatable One.”

Surely, they did not guess that someone better could be stronger on the pitch than C. Ronaldo. Certainly, as the Barcelona and Argentina young playmaker Lionel Messi was struggling to reach the highest level in football during his previous seasons, some football fans suggested that the most Messi could do was to stay as the “Quick Dribbler” throughout his career...

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Isaac Asante, LMF and WR Editor