Barcelona star Messi again on TIME top 100 list

Barcelona star Lionel Messi has been recognised by TIME magazine as a candidate for the world's 100 most influential people.

Barcelona star Lionel Messi has been recognised by TIME magazine as a candidate for the world's 100 most influential people.

Despite its falling profile, TIME is still respected around the world and Messi is again nominated for the shortlist for 2012.

Also among the athletes recognised are basketballer Jeremy Lin and tennis star Rafa Nadal.

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