Messi - 2017 Updated Edition (Paperback)

More Than a Superstar

By Luca Caioli

Icon Books, 9781785780905, 304pp.

Publication Date: October 11, 2016

List Price: 12.95*
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Lionel Messi is the greatest footballer of our time: a magician with uncanny ability to beat defenders, find space and score goals. 2016 saw him win the Ballon d'Or for a record fifth time, further emphasizing his status as the greatest footballer in the world today, and possibly ever.

Messi is Luca Caioli's classic portrait of modern football's undisputed superstar, now fully updated to include all the action from 2015/16. Featuring exclusive testimony from those who know him best, including coaches, teammates and even Messi himself, it offers an unrivaled behind-the-scenes look at the life of a football superstar.

About the Author

Luca Caioli is the best-selling author of Messi, Ronaldo, Neymar and Suarez, with combined sales exceeding 225,000 copies. A renowned Italian sports journalist, he lives in Spain corresponding for SKY Italia and Corriere della Sera.