Messi turns 23 years old today.
23 moments of his career so far:
Messi celebrates winning the World Club championship.
Messi & his friend Ronaldinho.
Messi wins 2009 Golden Ball award.
Messi wins Best Player in Champions League award.
Messi dedicating a goal to his grandmother.
Messi on the bench during the 2006 World Cup.
Messi scoring a goal against Serbia in the 2006 World Cup.
Messi at the Beijing Olympics.
Messi, marketing machine.
Messi making his debut with Barcelona at the age of 16.
Messi dedicating a goal to this father in a World Cup qualifier against Uruguay.
Messi & Argentina.
Messi, circled in yellow, with his first footbal team, Grandoli.
Messi celebrating a goal with Barcelona.
Messi in a Barcelona/Madrid derby.
Messi celebrating another Barcelona championship.
Messi celebrating a goal in the Champions League Final against Manchester United.
Messi receiving an award alongside Di Stefano & Maradona.
Messi, Maradona & the Argentina shirt.
Messi & Maradona celebrating a win over Greece in the 2010 World Cup.
Messi wins Gold Medal in the Beijing Olympics.
Messi & Maradona’s father during a training session.
Messi, U-20 World Cup Champion.