20 defining moments from his career so far

At just 17 years, three months and 22 days, Lionel Messi makes his official league debut for Barcelona, ​​coming on late in the game. against Espanol. At the time, he is the youngest player to represent the club in an official match, having joined the club’s famous La Masia academy in 2000, moving from Argentine club Newell’s Old Boys as a 13-year-old.