Lionel Messi is the greatest footballer of our time: a magician with uncanny ability to beat defenders; find space and score goals. At the peak of his powers during Barcelona's 2015 treble win - a decade on from his first Spanish title - the four-time Ballon d'Or winner has again eclipsed his rivals and proved emphatically that he has no intention of surrendering his crown just yet. Messi is Luca Caioli's classic portrait of modern football's star turn; now fully updated to include all the action from 2014/15. Featuring exclusive testimony from those who know him best; including coaches; teammates and even Messi himself; it offers an
unrivalled behind-the-scenes look at the life of a football superstar.
Strength; speed and dedication: Cristiano Ronaldo is known throughout the world
as a colossus of the modern game. But did you know that he underwent laser heart surgery aged just fifteen to enable him to continue playing the game he loved? Or that Nacional; his first professional club; donated twenty balls and two sets of kits to his youth team in order to sign him Or how he came to be known as
abelhinha little bee a name he would later pass on to his Yorkshire Terrie
Tipped for greatness from an early age, its easy to think that every moment of Neymar's life has been played out under the glare of a spotlight. But did you know that Real Madrid were just €60,000 away from signing him in 2006? Or that a phone call from Pelé stopped Neymar leaving Santos for Chelsea in 2010?
Luis Suárez is one of the most brilliant and controversial players in world soccer. Signed by Barcelona in 2014 despite a lengthy ban for biting an opponent, he quickly became a central figure in their sensational treble-winning campaign, setting the seal on it with the decisive goal in the Champions League final.
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