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24/08/2005 Lionel Messi makes his professional debut for Barcelona

Messi signed his first contract as a senior team player. It made him a Barcelona player until 2010, two years less than his previous contract, but his buyout clause increased to €150 million. His breakthrough came two months later, during the Joan Gamper Trophy, Barcelona's pre-season competition.

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