Wednesday, June 22, 2016
A Tribute to Lionel Messi
Many football (not NFL football, international football) fans rave about the comparisons between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Two of the greatest international stars to date, both Messi and Ronaldo continue to break records year after year. Today, we'll focus on Messi. Again, Messi has broken many records and even has an Olympic Gold Medal to show for it. He was named the Ballon D'or in 2009, the same year he won the FIFA World Player of the Year and the UEFA footballer of the year. He's also won the FIFA Golden Ball twice, has been the top scorer in his respective leagues numerous times, and was the top goalscorer in the 2011 FIFA World Cup. Here's a look at some of Lionel Messi's best goals.