In the history of football players are only four square on the first step : Pele, Di Stefano, Cruyff and Maradona. For four years , the Argentine Lionel Messi called insistently on the door of the restricted club , and displays each week confirmed him as the master of the ball . Barcelona star team , winner of the Golden Ball and was named player of the year by FIFA , an athlete of this size deserves more than the usual hagiography. In the best tradition of narrative journalism , Leonardo Faccio has a fascinating profile drawn three times the world's most famous footballer, who with only 24 years has broken all records . Every detail -from family and friends until their fight against the deficit of growth hormone that almost cost him his career futbolística- gather here to form the most complete biography of the Argentina star written to date.