Check out the fact file of Lionel Messi as he retires from international football

The legendary Argentina captain Lionel Messi today retired from International football after losing the Copa America title to Chile. But looking at his CV as a footballer and honours achieved you can only salute.

Sew his greatness below…

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

Honours
Club 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 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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