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Lionel Messi: The new generation 'Maradona' turns twenty seven

India TV News Desk 24 Jun 2014, 8:17:31 IST
India TV News Desk
New Delhi: The superstar of Argentine football who turns twenty seven will look to  celebrate his twenty seventh birthday in style.He was born on 24June 1987 . This will be his most crucial birthday as he is leading his nation Argentina in the football world cup.

The world cup trophy is one of the few things that the football star will like to have in his kitty. Messi have already achieved many feats and records to his name. He has been the awarded footballer of the year in 2009. His left footed shots are considered to be one of the best in the world. Messi has led his club Barcelona to many victories.

This time around he will hoping to take his national side to ultimate glory. Messi has already started to show his brilliance when he took his team almost single handedly in the group matche against Bosnia & Herzegovina when he scored a goal at the world cup after eight long years. In the second group match  against Iran Messi snatched victory for his team which otherwise was heading for a draw by his trademark left footed shot to seal victory for his side and enter the next round of the world cup. Messi will be looking to fulfill the hopes and aspirations of millions of Argentine fans to bring the world cup home after 1986. Messi has some of the most incredible records to his name which includes He followed this up by winning the inaugural FIFA Ballon d'Or in 2010, and then again in 2011 and 2012.