Lionel Messi  One of the stars of the modern era and the top goalscorer for both Argentina and Barcelona. ‘La pulga’ and his left-footed dribbling has drawn comparisons with his compatriot Maradona. Messi has won a record six European Golden Boots and six Ballon D’or awards as well as countless trophies with Barcelona. He is already regarded as one of the best footballers of all time.