For most people turning 30 can be quite a daunting moment, but when you have enjoyed a life and career like Lionel Messi one imagines the experience is somewhat easier.
The Barcelona and Argentina superstar is rightly considered as one the all-time greats and his career at Camp Nou has been laden with goals, records, trophies and, at times, questionable haircuts.
While some who turn 30 are approaching the twilight of their careers, it is fair to suggest there is still plenty to come from Messi.
And Barca were keen to pay tribute to their brilliant talisman to mark the landmark on social media, as were several of his current and former team-mates...
-- FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) June 24, 2017
titles. years old-- LaLiga (@LaLigaEN) June 24, 2017
Happy Birthday, Lionel Messi! pic.twitter.com/JYisL2cuLr
-- Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) June 24, 2017