Messi Is An ‘Alien’ From Another Planet?

Messi - The 'Elien' Who Keeps Evolving

Fitfteen years after making his Barcelona debut in a friendly, Lionel Messi is still going strong. So strong, there is a theory he is an alien

Almost half a lifetime ago, Messi played against Porto at the Nou Cam – and has gone on to break countless records.

The record goalsocerer for Barcelona (566), La Liga(392) and Argentina(63), the five-time Ballon d’Or winner has won 33 trophies with Barca.

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Now 31, and showing so signs of slowing down, Messi has scored 14goals in 13 games in all competitions this season – and is the joint scorer in La Liga with a goal every 87 minutes- despite being out for three weeks with broken arm.

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But how does he do it?

One potential explanation was raised by Spanish football writers, Andy West and Guillem Balague – who have both written books on the Argentine.

Andy West – There is a theory that Messi is an elien.