We have always seen that there are countless debates over who is better between Messi and Ronaldo. However, we can’t ignore that both of the players are gems for world football. Without these players, football might be a boring game but thanks to their dedication and contribution, as fans, we are really enjoying the matches of football. Also, It’s always great to see either one or both playing in a match. Although in this article we are not going to discusson about the unbreakable records of Lionel Messi in football history.
Have a look at 14 Unbreakable records of Lionel Messi in football History
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Most number of trophies for Barca
Messi’s trophy collection contains 35 trophies for Barca which is still the highest for any Barca player.
Highest goal scorer for Barca
Messi is also the highest goal scorer in all types of Competitions for Barca. He has scored 747 goals(including friendlies) and is still counting. He is currently in fourth place in the world. The number one spot is held by Cristiano Ronaldo.
Top scorer for La Liga
He is also Barca’s top scorer for La Liga League. Currently, holds the record of 474 goals in this tournament. He was also the highest goal scorer(50) in a La Liga season(2011-12).
The highest number of Hat-tricks
Messi also holds the record for the highest number of hat tricks in La Liga title with a count of 36.
Most number of Ballon d’Or awards
He has won the most number of Ballon d’Or awards. He was awarded the Ballon d’Or in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, and 2019. His feat of six wins is unrivaled in world football. He is also the only player to win 4 consecutive awards. Apart from it, he is also the youngest player to win three times.
Most number of European Golden Shoe
He is the only player to win the most number of European Golden Shoes. He has achieved this feat six times in his career in 2009/10, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2016/17, 2017/18, and 2018/19.
Most number of opponents
Messi also holds the record of scoring the goal against the most number of opponents In the Champions League with a tally of 36 teams.
Most number of goals in a Match
On 7th March 2012, Messi scored 5 goals in a Champions League match. He was the first player to do this amazing task. However, this record is replicated by Shakhtar Donetsk’s In 2014.
Most number of goals in a calendar year
He also holds the record for the most number of goals in a calendar year with a count of 91 goals. This record is also listed in the Guinness Book of World Records.
Longest double-digit scorer
He is also the longest goal scorer in 21 consecutive games. Also, he is the longest to score double-digit figures in consecutive 14 La Liga seasons.
The only player to score 40+ goals consecutively
He is also the first & only player in the club history to score more than 40 goals in every season for 10 consecutive seasons. Apart from it, he has scored more than 60 goals in two seasons which is an unbreakable record.
Most number of appearances in FIFAPro World 11
Messi also holds the joint record of most appearances in FIFAPro World 11 with Ronaldo. He was selected 14 times, as well as Cristiano Ronaldo, was also selected 14 times.
The only player to win the Golden Ball award twice
Messi is the only player in world football who has won the Golden Ball Award twice in the world cup. Cristiano Ronaldo has won 1 Golden Ball Award.
Highest International goal scorer for Barca & Argentina
Messi is also the highest goal scorer from Argentina in international football. He is also the highest International goal scorer from Barca as well. So, that’s all for now regarding the unbreakable records of Lionel Messi.
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