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Messi Far Ahead Of CR7 In All-Time Copa Top Scorers List

Lionel Messi has been FC Barcelona's driving force on their road to the Copa del Rey final this season, and he is one of the competition's all-time leading goalscorers. Look at where he ranks compared to Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo and others.

Tired of reading? Click through the gallery above to see the top 10 scorers in Copa del Rey history, according to Transfermarkt.

The Argentine has contributed with some spectacular performances in the cup competition for the Catalan giants in this campaign, scoring three goals and assisting twice more in five matches.

Although Messi is the only active player among the all-time top 10 scorers of the Copa del Rey, he is still far behind the leader Telmo Zarra, who scored 81 times in the competition for Athletic Bilbao.

Second to Zarra is former Barca and Real forward Josep Samitier with 70 goals, followed by Guillermo Gorostiza with 62 strikes, and Quini with 55.

Former Valencia attacker Edmundo Suarez struck 51 times in the competition for Los Che, while Los Blancos legend Ferenc Puskas and Barca icon Laszlo Kubala hit the back of the net on 49 occasions each in the tournament.

In at eighth is former Real talisman Santillana with 48 Copa goals, followed by the aforementioned Messi on 47 strikes – the same number of strikes Cesar Rodriguez Alvarez scored in the competition.

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Ronaldo, who has often been rested for Copa del Rey matches in recent seasons, has scored just 22 times in the tournament, trailing his Blaugrana rival by 25 strikes.

Do you think Messi can climb to the top spot? Let us know in the comments section below. 

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