Lionel Messi is a freak. In ten years we’ll probably be talking about how his work on the global stage is unlikely ever to be repeated. Just like people did with Pele, Maradona, and like I say about Eric Cantona.
Anyway. Here’s Messi as a five year old. The ball is almost half his size, and it’s still on a string.
Here he is ripping Bayer Leverkusen apart in the Champions League 19 years later.