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Lionel Messi: FC Barcelona Striker Needs New Nickname

Following yesterday's performance on the soccer pitch, Lionel Messi needs a new nickname. Calling him the Atomic Flea just doesn't do it for me anymore. Messi personifies all the panache of other soccer legends boasting far better nicknames like The Genius—Montenegro's Dejan Savicevic for this midfielder's uncanny passing and ball-handling ability; The Berlin Wall—Italy's Fabio Cannavaro for his fortress like defense; and Magic Feet—Portugal's Cristiano Rinaldo for this striker's masterful, quick footwork.
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