- Lionel Messi says he would love to be a world champion but anything about his career to be one
- The 32-year-old is yet to win a trophy with Argentina senior team despite winning a club-record 34 trophies with Barcelona
- Messi has only won the U20 World Cup in 2005 and gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics
Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi has admitted that he won't swap any of his titles with the club for a World Cup trophy with Argentina.
Despite winning 34 trophies in Barcelona, a club-record, Messi is yet to win a title with Argentina senior team.
In Barcelona, Messi's competitive trophies include ten La Liga, four Champions League and six Copas del Rey but the 32-year-old is yet to win a trophy with his national team, losing four major tournament finals in the process.
Lionel Messi is Argentina’s all-time leading scorer with 68 goals but he is yet to win a trophy with the senior side.
He has only won the U20 World Cup in 2005 and gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics
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On different occasions, the 32-year-old has come close to winning a title with Argentina but he was in the losing team in three Copa America finals as well the 2014 World Cup final.
Despite the setbacks, Messi isn’t willing to trade any of his 34 trophies with Barcelona to become a world champion.
When asked whether he would swap that haul for one World Cup trophy with Argentina, Messi told TyC Sports: “I would've loved to be a world champion.
“But I don't think I would change anything else in my career to be one.
“This is what I was given, what God gave me. It is what it is.
“I couldn't dream of everything that I experienced after. It was far bigger than anything I could've imagined.”
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Lionel Messi's goal against Slavia Prague made him the first player to score in 15 consecutive Champions League seasons.
The Barcelona talisman found the back of the net in the third minute of the match to score his first goal in the match and in the competition as Barcelona won 2-1.
It also meant that the 32-year-old has now scored against 33 different team in the elite competition, a record held by his closest rival Cristiano Ronaldo and Raul Gonzalez.
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