- Football Book of the Year – Shortlisted
Lionel Messi’s career has been a stellar ascent, and shows no signs as yet of slowing down. He has even been praised by Maradona as his ‘successor’. He is undoubtedly one of the greatest players of all time, possibly even the greatest. Guillem Balague’s perceptive and compelling biography goes to the heart of the mystery – and genius – that is Messi.