All Social media are flooded with Birthday wishes for Barcelona forward Lionel Messi who turns 33 today. The Argentine captain is widely known as one of the greatest players to have ever played the game and was born on this day in 1987.
The Six time Ballon d’or winner has an astonishing career so far and have won numerous individual and also team trophies and continues to remain the force behind Barcelona’s surge both in domestic and European competitions.
FC Barcelona wished Messi on his birthday by uploading a video of him celebrating his goals and their Twitter post read: “Today we are swapping for ‘GOAL OF THE DAY’ for an even better video because the best in the world deserves the best celebrations. Happy Birthday Leo #Messi.”
Former England great and pundit Gary Lineker wrote on Twitter: “Happy 33rd Birthday to Lionel Messi. He is reaching the twilight of his astonishing career. 722 games and 699 goals for a player that is creative and unselfish for others as he is prolific and deadly in his finishing. We’ll miss him when he is gone. Enjoy him while we can.”
LaLiga simply shared a photo of Messi with his countless trophies and wrote: “Happy 33rd Birthday Lionel Messi.”
Since his debut for Barcelona senior team in 2004, Messi has gone on to win every trophy there is to win at club level. He has won the league title 10 times, six Copa del Rey trophies and four Champions League titles.