10 Most Outstanding Records Broken By Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi
Barcelona star and Argentina forward Lionel Messi has been announced as a free agent after FC Barcelona announced that they were not able to reach an agreement with the 34 years old.

10 Most Outstanding Records Broken By Lionel Messi

Messi had been in long-drawn contract talks with the Barcelona team with reports earlier suggesting he had sealed a five-year deal with them.

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Although Messi hasn’t made any official statement about the agreements reached then, Barcelona’s recent declaration is set to send world football into a frenzy as a host of clubs begin a battle to lure Messi – regarded as one of the greatest players of all times – to their side.

10 Most Outstanding Records Broken By Messi
Soccer Football – Copa America 2021 – Final – Brazil v Argentina – Estadio Maracana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – July 10, 2021 Argentina’s Lionel Messi and teammates celebrate winning the Copa America with the trophy REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

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Here are 10 records by the Argentine legend;

  1. Top goalscorer in Spanish League history (474 to date)
  2. Top overall goalscorer in Barcelona’s history (672)
  3. Top scorer in Spanish ‘clasicos’ between Barcelona and Real Madrid (26)
  4. Top scorer in history for one club (672 for Barcelona)
  5. Record Ballons d’Or wins (6 to date)
  6. Top scorer in Argentina’s history 76 (2006 to date)
  7. Most appearances for Barcelona (778)
  8. Record goals scored in a calendar year (91 in 2012)
  9. Record goals scored for a club in a season in all competitions (73 in 2011-2012).
  10. Has a whopping total of 37 goals against the Spanish side Sevilla FC being the highest against a single club.Trending video of the day:

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