Lionel Messi: On This Day In 2004, The Barcelona Legend Made His Debut

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Throwback to when a young Lionel Messi put on the Barcelona jersey for the very first time in his distinguished career against LaLiga side RCD Espanyol.

Written By Daniel Arambur | Mumbai | Updated On:
Lionel Messi

On October 16 in 2004, a youngster named Lionel Messi stepped onto the pitch for the very first time in the Blaugrana jersey against LaLiga side Espanyol. Since that day, the majestic forward has gone on to establish himself as one of the greatest players to have ever graced the game. 15 years down the line, Lionel Messi shows no signs of slowing down as he hopes to help Barcelona successfully defend their LaLiga title. Lionel Messi has 420 goals from 455 appearances for Barcelona and will look to add to that tally over the course of the 2019-20 season.

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On this day in 2004, Argentina youngster Lionel Messi made his Barcelona debut

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Lionel Messi - The undisputed king of FC Barcelona

Lionel Messi is back from injury and raring to go as Barcelona hope to bounce back in their LaLiga campaign over the weekend. The Argentina captain has suffered a string of minor injuries since the start of the 2019-20 season. The iconic forward is hoping to help Barcelona achieve their domestic as well as European goals. Can five-time Ballon d'Or trophy winner Lionel Messi lead Barcelona to the UCL title on one last occasion before he hangs up his boots?

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Blaugrana great Lionel Messi chooses his favourite match in the FC Barcelona jersey

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