Fahad Abdisamed Ishmail (Somali: Fahad Xabdusamed Ismaciil; born 2 September 1996) is a Somali footballer who last played as a midfielder for Jonava.
Lionel Andrés Messi[note 1] (Spanish pronunciation: [ljoˈnel anˈdɾez ˈmesi] (About this soundlisten);[A] born 24 June 1987) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward and captains both La Liga club Barcelona and the Argentina national team. Often considered the best player in the world and widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, Messi has won a record six Ballon d'Or awards,[note 2] and a record six European Golden Shoes. He has spent his entire professional career with Barcelona, where he has won a club-record 33 trophies, including ten La Liga titles, four UEFA Champions League titles and six Copas del Rey. A prolific goalscorer and creative playmaker, Messi holds the records for most goals in La Liga (444), a La Liga and European league season (50), most hat-tricks in La Liga (36) and the UEFA Champions League (8), and most assists in La Liga (183), a La Liga and European league season (21) and the Copa América (12). He has scored over 700 senior career goals for club and country.  Born in Golweyn, Somalia, Ishmail joined English club Sheffield United as a youth player in 2013. Following his release in 2015, Ishmail played for Boston United, as well as spending time in Norway, playing on trial for Ullern IF. In 2017, Ishmail joined Lithuanian club FK Minija, making five appearances for the club, before signing for Jonava in January 2018, making 11 A Lyga appearances.  On 5 September 2019, Ishmail made his debut for Somalia in a 1–0 win against Zimbabwe, marking Somalia's first ever FIFA World Cup qualification victory. 
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