Lionel Messi 6 Ballon d’ Or awards and counting

Argentine superstar Lionel Messi has won a record 6 Ballon d’ Or awards. Messi’s career is so long that his sixth and most recent win was 10 years after his first in 2009, Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo ranks second with 5.

33-year-old Lionel Messi has won six European Golden Shoe Awards (granted to the highest goal scorer all European leagues). He is also on the top of this list as no one has been awarded it more than 4 times.

Leo. Messi has 7 Pichichi trophies which is an award given to La Liga top scorer. No one has won more than Lionel Messi. Barcelona superstar Messi is the only football player to score consecutive goals against all teams in the professional football league (2011-12 season- 30 goals in 19 games).

Lionel Messi with 2009 Ballon d’ Or

Messi possesses the record for the most assists in one season in La Liga. Lionel Messi holds this record with 21 assists in the 2019-20 season. Messi has 36 hat tricks in La Liga. No one else has more than 34. He also tied with Ronaldo for the most UEFA Champions League hat tricks ( 8 hat-tricks).

Also known as La Pulga, Lionel Messi has 26 El Clásico goals. Followed by Madrid’s Alfredo Di Stefano and Ronaldo, both of them with 18 goals each.

Crazy achievement of Lionel Messi – 91 goals in a year

Leo. scored 91 goals for the club and the country in the 2011-12 season. This is the highest goals scored by any player in an official competition in a calendar year.

Lionel Messi has also maintained the club record for maximum league wins (361 matches) and overall wins (513 matches). Messi is the only footballer who has scored more than 40 goals in 10 consecutive seasons.

Lionel Messi with 2019 Ballon d’ Or

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