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Lionel Messi

DOMINATED AT 5-YEARS-OLD

... Insane Video

7/9/2014 4:01 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF



Before he led Argentina to the World Cup final ... Lionel Messi was destroying athletes in his own country since he was 5-years-old ... and there's video to prove it. 

Check out this clip of Messi carvin up at least 6 opponents back in 1993 ... when he was just a little guy (well, littler than he is now at least). 

Fun Fact -- even back then, Messi was rockin' #10 ... must be his lucky number. 

We'll see if Messi and company can do the same to Germany when they face off in the championship on Sunday.

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