The life of Lionel Messi in Barcelona.

Messi joined Barcelona at the age of 13 and went on to make 778 appearances for the club, scoring 672 goals.

Moreover, at Barcelona, this is how his football career unfolded. 

Messi was born in Rosario, Argentina, on June 24, 1987. Messi crossed the Atlantic to try out for a seat at Barcelona's La Masia youth program after starting as a child phenom at Newell's Old Boys on December 14, 2000. Moreover, Charly Rexach, a club official, writes and seals his first contract with Barcelona on a napkin with the help of an intermediary who represents Messi.

Adding further, 16 November 2003 In a friendly against a Porto side coached by Jose Mourinho, Frank Rijkaard gave Messi his debut at the age of 16.

At the age of 17, Messi played his first official match for Barcelona on October 16, 2004. On December 4, 2005, Messi was challenged by Villarreal's Arruabarrena during their Spanish league encounter.

Furthermore, Messi won his first Champions League trophy on May 17, 2006, despite missing the final against Arsenal due to injury.

Moreover, in 2007, Messi and Henry celebrated a score during a Spanish league match at Barcelona's Camp Nou stadium. Further, during a league match at the Nou Camp stadium in 2008, Messi blasts the ball past Real Madrid goalkeeper Casillas. Also, in May 2009, Messi and Iniesta celebrated with the trophy after defeating Manchester United in the Champions League final at the Olympic Stadium in Rome. 

How Messi Transformed At Barca

Adding further, Messi gets the first of his record-breaking six Balon d'Or trophies for the greatest player in soccer. During that season, he scored 38 goals in 51 games, and he won the FIFA World Player of the Year award by a record margin against Ronaldo. During the 2009-10 season, Messi scored 34 goals in domestic games as Barcelona won La Liga for the second consecutive season.

Moreover, before the Spanish King's Cup football match against Real Betis at Camp Nou on January 12, 2011, Messi stands with his Ballon d'Or trophy, the World Player of the Year award. On January 13, 2013, during a league match, Messi kicked the ball past Malaga goalkeeper Willy Caballero. On February 18, 2014, during their Champions League football encounter at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, Messi celebrated after scoring a penalty past Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart.

6th of June, 2015 After Barcelona defeated Juventus 3-1 in the final, Messi won the Champions League for the fourth and final time. Additionally, on 25 November 2017 Messi agreed to a five-year contract extension with Barcelona, which will run until June 30, 2021. Years later, the Spanish publication El Mundo reports that Messi receives 138 million euros ($168 million) per season as a result of the arrangement, making him the highest-paid athlete in the world.

Life Of Messi At Barca

However, he scored 45 goals in 2017–18, and Barcelona won the La Liga and Copa del Rey double for the second year in a row. In the 2018–19 season, Messi scored 51 goals in all domestic competitions as Barcelona won another La Liga title. He earned his sixth Ballon d'Or of his career in December 2019.

On August 25, 2020, Messi sends a fax to the Barcelona board of directors, expressing his desire to quit the club after the club's first season without a title in over a decade. His request is denied, and he later states that he will finish his contract last year before deciding on his future. On December 23, 2020, Messi reached Pelé's record of 643 goals for a single club.

Additionally, Barcelona defeated Athletic Bilbao 4-0 in the Copa del Rey final, with Messi scoring twice. With his seventh domestic cup, Messi now has 35 trophies for Barcelona. Lastly, while the spectators were still allowed before the outbreak, Messi was in action versus Eibar at Camp Nou. 

Furthermore, Messi broke down in tears when he declared his departure from Barcelona. 


This was Lionel Messi's full journey as Argentina's icon and star.

This is how he arrived in Barcelona, won all the titles, made everything memorable, drew millions of fans, and finished his time in Barcelona with tears in his eyes.