Lionel Messi is a professional soccer player widely regarded to be one of if not the best in the world. Messi currently plays for FC Barcelona in Spain and Argentina at the international level. He has often been compared to Diego Maradona and debates over which player is the greatest Argentinian continue.
Messi was the FIFA World Player of the Year for 2009 and 2010 and has won numerous domestic and international club titles with Barcelona. He also won a gold medal at the Beijing Olympics in 2008 and an Academy Award in 2009.
Just kidding about the Academy Award but would it really surprise you? Messi is that amazing.