Lionel Messi – the honours list

Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi turns 30 on Saturday and he is fast closing in on the same number of honours won in his career.

Here, we detail the major domestic, international and individual prizes Messi has claimed since 2005.

Barcelona

Barcelona's Seydou Keita (left) Lionel Messi (centre) and Thierry Henry (right) celebrate winning the 2009 Champions League title
Barcelona’s Seydou Keita (left) Lionel Messi (centre) and Thierry Henry (right) celebrate winning the 2009 Champions League title (Mike Egerton/EMPICS Sport)

LaLiga (eight): 2004-05, 2005-06, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2012-13, 2014-15, 2015-16.Copa del Rey (five): 2008-09, 2011-12, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17.Champions League (four): 2005-06, 2008-09, 2010-11, 2014-15.

Argentina

Lionel Messi helped Argentina win Olympic gold at Beijing 2008
Lionel Messi helped Argentina win Olympic gold at Beijing 2008 (Tony Marshall/EMPICS Sport)

FIFA Under-20 World Cup: 2005.Olympic gold medal: 2008.

Individual

Ballon d’Or/FIFA Ballon d’Or (five): 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015.

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