Lionel Messi not among top 10 penalty takers with the highest success rate

Lionel Messi not among top 10 penalty takers with the highest success rate

Lionel Messi may arguably be the best player in the world in terms of awards and trophies won in his career.

But football and many other sports has always proven that one man cannot be the best in every aspects of the game.

According to renown news media outlet Oh My Goal, a study was conducted on the top 15 penalty takers in the world and the Barcelona talisman was ranked at the bottom.

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15. Lionel Messi - 75 penalties, 60 converted (80 per cent)

14. Harry Kane - 26 penalties, 21 converted (80.8 per cent)

13. Thomas Muller - 26 penalties, 21 converted (80.8 per cent)

12. Arturo Vidal - 26 penalties 21 converted (80.8 per cent)

11. Fabio Quagliarella - 26 penalties, 21 converted, (80.8 per cent)

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10. Alvaro Negredo - penalties 27, 22 converted (81.5 per cent)

9. Sergio Aguero - 38 penalties, 31 goals converted (81.6 per cent)

8. Alexandre Lacazette - 30 penalties, 25 scored (83.3 per cent)

7. Cristiano Ronaldo - 112 penalties, 94 converted (83.9 per cent)

6. Eden Hazard - 35 penalties 30 converted - (85.7 per cent)

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5. Mario Balotelli - 36 penalties, 31 converted (86.1 per cent)

4. David Villa - 39 penalties, 34 converted (87.2 per cent)

3. Zlatan Ibrahimovic - 65 penalties, 57 converted (87.7 per cent)

2. Roberto Soldado - 25 penalties, 22 converted (88 per cent)

1. Robert Lewandowski - 33 penalties, 30 converted (per cent 90.9)

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