Lionel Messi: What will Barcelona playmaker achieve next?

Lionel Messi, Barcelona
Lionel Messi has won the Ballon d'Or four times in his career

Lionel Messi has been named the best footballer on the planet four times, won an Olympic gold medal, five La Liga titles and three Champions Leagues.

Oh... and he's netted 401 career goals. All before his 28th birthday.

He has been described as a "genius" by Argentine legend Diego Maradona, a "phenomenon" by deadly Dutch striker Marco van Basten while Manchester United's Radamel Falcao once asked: "Is Messi a real player or a PlayStation character?"

As the South American superstar prepares to play in the Champions League for Barcelona against Paris St-Germain on Tuesday, BBC Sport looks at the amazing feats that might lie ahead in years to come...

Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi

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