The six-time Argentinian Golden Ball, Lionel Messi broke a new record this Monday, March 15, 2021 during the reception of Huesca at Camp Nou. The pulga scored 2 goals and delivered an assist. This eleventh victory (4-1) for FC Barcelona in 12 days allowed Lionel Messi to become the first player in history to cross the 20-goal mark for 13 consecutive seasons among the five major European leagues.
Lionel Messi continues to mark world football with endless records every season. With already 705 goals to his credit, the native of Rosario became from this Monday March 15 the best player in the history of the European championships to score more than 20 goals in 13 consecutive seasons. He is at the same time the top scorer in La Liga this 2020/2021 season with 23 goals scored in 27 days, the Uruguayan Atletico de Madrid is 21 Luis suarez is 20 goals scored.
Lionel Messi has overtaken his main rival in recent years, Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo who had scored more than 20 goals in 12 consecutive seasons. Despite the premature elimination of FC Barcelona in the knockout stages of the Champions League against PSG (5 – 2 in both matches), the Argentinian continues to break personal records each season. Moreover, it is not surprising in the history of football that he is the only player to have won the golden ball six times which rewards the best player in the world.
In 767 matches in the Blaugrana jersey, Lionel Messi scored 661 goals and delivered 263 assists. He is by far the top scorer and the best passer in the history of the Catalan club.