Magnificent Messi and Magical Milestones

Magnificent Messi and Magical Milestones

Argentine superstar Lionel Messi seems to be carving new piece of history almost every week. Presently, Barcelona fans have got the best seats when it comes to watching him play for the club. Messi is well-known for his ability to score goals whenever he wants. Having won FIFA Golden Ball for his outstanding performance during the FIFA World Cup 2014, the phenomenal Argentine forward has his eyes on doing something utterly remarkable. We bet you are curious to know more!

Leo Messi, as he is famously known, is just 2 goals short of 400 career goals. Don’t forget Messi only turned 27 this June. Yes, this will come as an enormous shock for some of you but this record is just one small part of how brilliant he really is. If you are not really impressed, you need to read this.

Messi has scored 356 goals in total for FC Barcelona. In addition, the Argentine striker has also scored 42 for goals for his national side. Messi also has 245 Spanish League goals. Interestingly, he only needs 7 more goals to beat the legendary striker Telmo Zarra and become the highest scorer in La Liga history.

Leo is kind of a pro when it comes to shattering and setting up new records.

• He is the only player to have won 4 FIFA Ballon d’Or awards – the most by any player
• Messi holds the record for scoring most goals in one calendar year – scored 91 times in 2012
• Leo has scored most hat-tricks in a La Liga season – he has 8
• At 25 years of age, he became the youngest player to score 200 La Liga goals
• Talking about hat-tricks, Messi also has the record for most hat-tricks in UEFA Champions League. The astonishing striker has scored 4.

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