Tim Vickery tries to find out why the Argentinian cannot replicate his club form for his country.
Players from England, Germany, Italy and Spain feature in the Team of the Season.
After his scintillating performance against Bayern Munich, many have proclaimed Lionel Messi the best of all time. Brian Glanville remains unconvinced.
Barcelona's Lionel Messi chipped this delightful goal in last night's 6-0 win against Getafe for World Soccer's goal of the day.
Success at youth level is no guarantee of a stellar football career. Take the case of Pablo Barrientos, who was given Argentina's number 10 shirt ahead of Lionel Messi.
Gareth Bale needed a goal to get the critics off his back, and he managed to score two, although not everyone was pleased.
A crisis at the start of the year, but since then Barcelona have been unbeatable.
Barcelona man on target again, but Ronaldo still leads the way.
Red card for Ronaldo may enable messi to close gap.
Player keen to stop deterioration of mood in the dressing room.