Is Lionel Messi at risk of burning out?
Lionel Messi carries the weight of his club and his country on his shoulders. (Getty Images)
November 25th, 2013
04:20 PM ET

Is Lionel Messi at risk of burning out?

After nearly 400 games, and over 300 goals, is Lionel Messi suffering from burn out?

I first met and interviewed Messi in December 2005, almost eight years ago.

I recall thinking, if reports of his phenomenal talent are even half true, this teenager could go on to enjoy a top-flight career spanning the best part of twenty years.

And so it’s transpired. Messi has scored an awful lot of goals.

But is that still the case? FULL POST

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