- Lionel Messi has set unprecedented records in the game of football that will be hard to break
- The Barcelona captain recently became the only player with the most goals for a single club
- At the age of 33, Messi is also the player with the most La Liga goals in football history
Lionel Messi has overtaken legendary Pele to become the player with most goals for a single club in football history which is one of his staggering records that will be difficult to break.
The Barcelona legend now tops the list of players with most goals for one club after netting for the Spanish La Liga giants in their win over Valladolid on Tuesday night, December 22.
The goal the Argentina international scored in the 65th minute takes him to 644 thereby breaking the record of Brazilian football legend Pele who had 643.
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Messi is also la Liga’s all-time record scorer with 451 goals and counting, while Cristiano Ronaldo who was at Real Madrid between 2009 and 2018 had 311 La Liga goals.
Before his move to Juventus, CR7 played 292 matches for Los Blancos and had a goal ratio of 1.07.
Below are Lionel Messi records that will be hard to break.
1. Most goals for a single club (644)
2. Most goals in La Liga history (451)
3. Most goals in a calendar year (91)
4. Most goals in a single season (73)
The supporters have not been in attendance at match venues due to the ravaging effect of the deadly coronavirus since March.
Although some clubs have lowered the regulations guiding COVID-19 by giving a few fans to see their clubs play in the last few weeks.
However, Legit.ng earlier reported that Barcelona legend Lionel Messi has been crowned Spanish League's highest goals scorer for the 2019-20 campaign.
The 33-year-old emerged winner of the award for the seventh time after producing 25 goals in 33 appearances - while also assisting 21 other goals.
Though his individual performance could not help the Catalans win the league as they lost the title to arch-rivals Real Madrid, he ended up crowning his efforts with the prestigious prize.
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