Lionel Andrés "Leo" Messi Cuccittini (born 24 June 1987)
One of the brightest talents in the game today. Messi is a name known around the world for his quick feet and unbelievable dribbling skills. The Diego Maradona of our time. Playing for Spanish giants Barcelona, as well as captaining his national team. Messi is one of the most feared attacking players, with just about every goal scoring accolade under his belt. In late 2014 Messi scored his 400th senior career goal at just 27, going on to be the all time top goal scorer in La Liga and the UEFA Champions League. The only player to be top goal scorer in the UEFA Champions league four years in a row, as well as holding records for most goals scored in a season, and most hat tricks scored in a competition.