Lionel Messi is a five-time Ballon d'Or winner and is considered by many to be the greatest to ever play the game. With a cabinet full of team trophies and individual awards, Messi remains in search of an elusive major title with Argentina after coming so close in reaching the 2014 World Cup final. Messi, provided Argentina qualifies, will have another opportunity next summer in Russia. As Messi turns 30 years old (on June 24, 2017), take a look at some of the best photos of the Barcelona legend throughout the years.
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