The Argentine won the treble twice at FC Barcelona.
In shocking news for football fans around the world, FC Barcelona have announced that their star Lionel Messi will not sign a new contract with the club.
The Argentine superstar, whose contract with the club ended after the 2020-21 season, was expected to sign a new contract, but the club’s announcement on Thursday means Messi will not wear the famous blue and garnet this season.
After graduating from La Masia, the youth system of FC Barcelona, Messi made his senior professional debut in 2004 and has played for the Spanish giants for the past 17 years. He is Barcelona’s greatest player ever in 778 games for the club. He is also the club’s highest scorer with 670 goals to his name.
Messi has won every trophy with Barcelona, which includes 10 La Liga and four Champions League titles. He has won twice in his career — 2009-10 and 2014-15 seasons.
Along with club titles, Messi has also won several individual awards over the years, including a record six Ballon d’Or awards.
How many awards and trophies has Lionel Messi won in Barcelona?
|Trophy||Number of titles|
|Copa del Rey||7|
|Spanish Super Cups||8|
|European Super Cups||3|
|World Cup Clubs||3|
|Golden Ball||2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2019|
|UEFA male player of the award||2009, 2011, 2015|
|European gold shoe||2010, 2012, 2013, 2017, 2018, 2019|
|Pichichi Trophy||2010, 2012, 2013, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021|
|Champions League top scorer||2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2019|
|Best goal scorer in the Champions League||2019|
|La Liga Player of the Year||2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015|
|Best player in the club world cup||2009, 2011|
|Gold shoe of the World Cup club||2011|
|FIFA the best||2019|