12 Incredible Records Messi Broke During His Career
12 Incredible Records Lionel Messi Broke During His Career
FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi broke another record this week when he became Argentina's all-time top scorer – here are 12 incredible milestones he has reached during his career.
The Argentine turned 29 today (Friday) and can already look back at an incredible career.
He has cemented his name in football's history books after breaking the following 12 records, as listed by Squawka:
Most FIFA Ballons d’Or: 5 (previous: Michel Platini, Marco van Basten, Johan Cruyff, 3)
Catalan derby record scorer: 15 (previous: Cesar Rodriguez, 12)
El Clasico all-time record scorer: 21 (previous: Alfredo Di Stefano, 18)
Most titles with Barca: 28 – joint top with Andres Iniesta (previous: Xavi, 25)
Most hat-tricks in Spanish football: 35 (previous: Telmo Zarra, 31)
Most league goals in a single season: 50 (previous: Dudu Georgescu, 47)
Argentina all-time record scorer: 55 (previous: Gabriel Batistuta, 54)
Most goals for a club in a single season: 73 (previous: Gerd Muller, 67 goals)
Most goals in a calendar year: 91 (previous: Gerd Muller, 85)
Record scorer in the most La Liga matches: 194 (previous: Raul, 186 matches)
La Liga all-time record scorer: 312 (previous: Telmo Zarra, 253 goals)
Barca all-time record scorer: 453 (previous: Cesar Rodriguez, 232 goals)
Which do you think is Messi's most impressive record to date? Have your say in the comments section below.