Barcelona troll Juventus, post freekick stats with Messi netting 33 in Europe's top 5 Leagues

Barcelona troll Juventus, post freekick stats with Messi netting 33 in Europe's top 5 Leagues

- Lionel Messi has scored 447 goals for Barcelona since he broke into the first team

- The Argentina international has won League titles and Champions League at Camp Nou

- Barcelona claim that Messi is topping free-kick charts scored in the last ten terms

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Barcelona who are Spanish giants have continued their social media feud with reigning Italian champions Juventus as they posted another stunning stats about Lionel Messi.

Recently, Juventus hosted Barcelona in the Champions League game in which the expectations of many fans was to see Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in the encounter.

But Cristiano Ronaldo was unable to face his long term rival Lionel Messi because he was on isolation after being tested positive for COVID-19 before he later recovered.

Juventus went on to lose the match 2-0 against Barcelona without Cristiano Ronaldo with Ousmane Dembele and Lionel Messi scoring the two goals.

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Barcelona took to their Twitter page after the encounter which they won claiming that it must have been nice for Juventus seeing the GOAT on their pitch.

The Catalans are at it again by using Messi's recent free-kick scoring stats to show how much better the Argentine is at set pieces than anyone else on the planet, and dragging Juventus and Real Madrid.

On the stats which Barcelona claimed as the most free-kick goals in the last 10 seasons in Europe's top five Leagues, Lionel Messi is topping.

Lionel Messi with 33

Juventus with 31

Real Madrid with 26

Roma with 24

However, Cristiano Ronaldo is still ahead of Lionel Messi when it comes to free-kicks scored during their careers so far as the Portuguese currently has 56 while the Argentine has 53.

Barcelona star Lionel Messi in action for the Catalans

Lionel Messi: Barcelona post free-kick stats about the Argentine netting 33. Photo by David Ramos
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Barcelona defeated Juventus 2-0 in the Champions League on Wednesday night, October 28 courtesy goals by Ousmane Dembele and captain Lionel Messi.

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Juventus talisman Cristiano Ronaldo was ruled out of the cracker as he is yet to recover from the dreaded coronavirus since testing positive for the infection on October 13.

It was a chance for both Ronaldo and Messi to rekindle their rivalry as both players have been regarded as the best footballers of all time, but the Portuguese could not feature.

Ousmane Dembele's 14th minute goal as well as a Lionel Messi late strike from the penalty spot proved the difference as Barcelona defeated Juventus 2-0 at the Allianz Arena in Turin, Italy.

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