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Messi: World Cup the missing award
January 9, 2013
By ESPN staff
Four-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi says the one thing missing from his trophy cabinet is the World Cup, claiming he would swap his personal awards for success at national team level.
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Messi claimed his most recent accolade this week, capping a stunning year which saw him score a record 91 goals in 2012.