Incredible Football Skills Of 'Mini Lionel Messi', 8, Who Top Clubs Are Battling To Sign

An eight-year-old by has been dubbed 'the next Lionel Messi' after a video of his incredible skills was shown on You Tube.

Claudio Gabriel Nancufil - nicknamed 'Snow Messi' – is so dazzling that a host of European clubs are battling to sign him up. Manchester United, Chelsea, Real Madrid, Barcelona, AC Milan and Atletico Madrid are all clamouring to land the mini-Messi.

Claudio plays for a youth club in Bariloche, Argentina, situated on the foothills of the Andes.

His stunning dribbling skills - not to mention being left-footed - have encouraged comparisons with Barcelona's Messi, who has just been awarded the Golden Boot for the most goals scored in a season – for the third time.