"I have never considered myself a forward. I have been lucky enough to score goals," Messi said. "I have grown both on and off the pitch. I keep improving and adding things to my game, and I enjoy playing more and more."
Messi receives 4th Golden Shoe as Europe's top scorer →
"The best is just one," he said, "but he is one of the best."
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