Lionel Messi is the Captain of both the Spanish professional club Barcelona as well as the Argentina national team. He is universally regarded as one of the greatest players of all time and often considered the best player in the world today. As of February 2021, Messi has won 6 Ballon d’Or awards (the only to have won 4 consecutive) and a record six European Golden Shoes, awarded to the top goal scorer across all Euro leagues. He has spent his entire professional career with Barcelona where he has won 10 La Liga Titles, four UEGA Champions League titles and six Copas del Rey. Messi holds the records for most goals in La Liga history (459), most goals in a season (50), most hat tricks in La Liga history(36) and most assists in La Liga history (186). He has scored over 750 career goals for club and country. Messi was listed on Time’s 100 most influential people in the world twice and in 2020 became the first footballer and first team sport athlete to win the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year.