Thanks to his sublime skill, mesmerizing vision and incredible goal-scoring record, Lionel Messi is widely regarded as the world's greatest footballer and, aged just 25, he looks set to become the greatest footballer of all time. Lionel Messi: The Ultimate Fan Book is a stunning illustrated celebration of this footballing magician and contains everything a junior fan could want to know about the Barcelona and Argentina superstar. Illustrated throughout, the book charts Lionel Messi's incredible career, exploring his early years in Argentina through to him becoming a double Champions League winner and multiple holder of the FIFA World Player of the Year title. Written in a lively, buzzing style and filled with fun features, fantastic photographs and enlightening quotes, Lionel Messi: The Ultimate Fan Book celebrates the footballer's greatest moments and most famous goals, and gives readers a special insight into how he became the world's greatest footballer.
Mike Perez joined the Press Association in 2000 and spent six years working on the International Sport desk, covering a range of sports from all over the world. In 2006 he became PA's Spanish sport correspondent. Based in Madrid, he primarily covered football. At the end of his five-year stint in Spain he returned to England to continue his sports-writing career.