Legendary striker and Argentina's World Cup winning captain Lionel Messi is celebrating his 37th birthday on Monday. On this occasion, let us look at legends' career and accomplishments. Lionel Messi Birthday Special: 3 Magical Messi Inter Miami Moments Fans Cherish As Star Argentina Footballer Turns 37.

An all-time great for Barcelona

After playing for Barcelona in his youth years, he made his senior debut in 2004, representing the team till 2021. In his stay with the iconic club, Messi secured 10 La Liga titles, 4 Champions League crowns, and 7 Copa del Rey medals, making him one of the most decorated players for the club.

A superstar in La Liga

He has scored an astounding 474 goals in La Liga, making him the league's all-time top scorer. He also holds the record for most hat-tricks (36) in the league's history.

Successful tenures with PSG, Inter Miami

Messi's Barcelona success made him a globe-trotter, taking him to a fine tenure with Paris Saint Germain (PSG) in France, where he scored 22 goals in 58 matches, winning two Ligue 1 and a Trophée des Champions title. For Inter Miami in USA, Messi has scored 13 goals in 18 games and won the Leagues Cup with them.

An Argentina legend

With 108 goals in over 180 games, Messi is the top-scorer for Barcelona. With Argentina, Messi has secured a Beijing Olympics 2008 gold, a Copa America 2021 title and finally the FIFA World Cup 2022 title, which is the crown jewel of his career.

Eight Ballon d'Or awards

With eight Ballon d'Or titles, Messi has won one of the most prestigious and highest players honours of football more times than any other player, with his arch-rival Cristiano Ronaldo at second place with five. Messi won the award four successive times between 2009-2012.  Lionel Messi Birthday Special: A Look at Staggering Records, Achievements of Argentine Football Legend As He Turns 37.

A record six-time European Golden Shoe winner

European Golden Shoe, an honour given to top goal-scorers in the top division European leagues, has been won by Messi for a record six times, in the 2009–10, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2018–19 seasons.