After winning the 2022 FIFA World Cup with Argentina, Lionel Messi got to lift one of few trophies that had eluded him throughout his career.
At club level, the attacker rarely goes a season without picking up a title and he won four UEFA Champions League crowns with Barcelona.
But until just a few years ago, Messi's international record didn't make for such great reading, as he lost a number of finals with Argentina.
Thanks to his recent success, the iconic No.10 seems to be finishing his career on the global stage with an almighty bang, as he all but completes the trophy bingo of modern football.
Messi tops list of Argentina World Cup top scorers
Messi's trophy cabinet at the international level has quickly filled over the past two years with the 2022 World Cup proving his crowning glory.
The Argentine broke his senior international trophy drought in 2021 as he won the Copa America final at his fourth attempt.
Prior to that, Messi had won titles with Argentina's U20 and Olympic team over a decade earlier.Read on sportingnews.com