Lionel Messi, AKA The biggest participant of all-time, was additionally The Best in 2019. He beat Ronaldo and Van Dijk to win the award. Here’s why:
La Liga and Spanish Super Cup titles
After successful two extra titles final season, Lionel Messi now has 34 titles general, inserting him alone on the high for many in Barça historical past.
La Liga high goalscorer
Messi scored 36 objectives in 34 league appearances final season to lead Barça to their 26th La Liga championship, and earned a 3rd straight and his sixth general Pichichi Trophy because the league’s high scorer, tied with Telmo Zarra (Athletic Club, 1940-1955) for essentially the most of all time.
European Golden Shoe winner
Not solely did Messi win the Pichichi Trophy, he additionally received the Golden Shoe as the highest home goalscorer in all of Europe for the third season in a row and sixth general.
Top scorer in UEFA Champions League
Messi led Europe’s high membership competitors with 12 objectives in simply 10 video games, taking house the honour for the sixth time in his profession.
600th Barça aim
Messi not solely reached an nearly untouchable milestone, he additionally prolonged his all-time membership goalscoring file.
Most free-kick objectives in huge European leagues
Leo Messi scored six direct-free-kick objectives within the 2018-19 season, greater than some other participant within the high flights of Spain, France, Italy, Germany, and England. The whole turns into eight in the event you rely the 2 direct-free-kick objectives Messi scored within the Champions League.
400th aim in La Liga
Not solely that, however Messi turned the primary participant to ever attain the 400-goal plateau within the Spanish First Division.
50+ objectives for the sixth time in profession
Across all competitions, Messi scored 51 objectives in 50 video games, reaching the half-century mark for the sixth time. The breakdown: 36 in La Liga; 12 within the Champions League; three within the Copa del Rey.
Set file for many wins in La Liga historical past
Messi surpassed former Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas’s 334 profession wins to grow to be the all-time chief within the Spanish high flight.
Set file for many wins in Barça historical past
Messi went previous Xavi and chalked up his 477th win throughout all competitions, essentially the most in Club historical past, with a scintillating efficiency — hat-trick included! — on the highway in opposition to Real Betis.Trending:
Set Barça file for many La Liga titles
Messi’s 10th profession La Liga title is essentially the most in Club historical past, and leaves him simply two shy of Francisco Gento (Real Madrid, 1953-1971) whose 12 are essentially the most all time.
La Liga assists chief
Besides being the league’s high goalscorer, Messi additionally led the competitors in ASSISTS with 13, tying him for many in La Liga with Sevilla’s Pablo Sarabia.
Copa América bronze medal
Messi led Argentina to the Copa América semifinals, the place they fell to Brazil, earlier than successful the third-place sport in opposition to Chile.
20+ La Liga objectives for 11th straight season
Messi is the one participant to ever attain these figures. He has now surpassed 20 objectives each single season since 2008-09.
50+ profession objectives in Copa del Rey
Messi’s three objectives within the Copa del Rey final season gave him 51 general, the second most in Club historical past, behind solely Josep Samitier (1919-1932), who holds the file with 64.
Messi’s three objectives at Sevilla final season gave him his 50th hat-trick since turning professional: 44 for Barça and 6 for the Argentina nationwide crew.
First participant to rating in six totally different Copa del Rey finals
Messi’s aim in opposition to Valencia put him in a category of his personal (once more), though final season’s Copa del Rey closing was they first one during which a Messi aim was not accompanied by a Barça victory
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