The following is a look at Argentina captain Lionel Messi's career by the numbers:
Global followers on social media platforms Facebook and Instagram (over 10 times the population of Argentina)
Messi's estimated earnings for the 2022-23 season before taxes and agents' fees, according to Forbes.
Messi's estimated transfer value, according to Swiss research group CIES Football Observatory.
Minutes played in the World Cup. No one has played more.
Club matches for Barcelona B, Barcelona, and Paris St Germain
Club goals for Barcelona B, Barcelona, and Paris St Germain
Club trophies won
Matches played at the World Cup (Overall record)
Appearances as captain in the World Cup -- a record
World Cup match victories (Germany's Miroslav Klose has 17). Does not include penalty shootout wins.
The gap between his first and latest World Cup goals
World Cup goals (Argentine record)
World Cup player of the match awards (first given in 2002)
Men to have played in five World Cups - Messi, Lothar Matthaeus, Antonio Carbajal, Rafa Marquez, Andres Guardado and Cristiano Ronaldo
Assists in the knockout phase of World Cups
World Cups played in and assisted in
World Cup finals
(Compiled by Aadi Nair and Shrivathsa Sridhar in Bengaluru, Tommy Lund in Gdansk, Editing by Toby Davis and Ed Osmond)