Nine Records Messi Could Still Break?
Nine Records Lionel Messi Could Still Break?
Through his career, FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has managed to rack up numerous amounts of individual accolades. According to Sport, here are nine milestones the Argentine could still make his own.
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Since Messi broke into the Blaugrana’s first team at the age of 17 years old, he has gone on to lift a whole host of awards, most notably winning the Ballon d’Or on five occasions and lifting the UEFA's Best Player in Europe three times.
The 30-year-old has enjoyed a tremendous amount of success with the Catalan in his career, and by the looks of things could be adding another La Liga title to his collection.
Here are nine records Messi has not broken just yet, according to Sport:
1. Top goalscorer in the Champions League – Cristiano Ronaldo (110 goals)
2. The player with the most trophies in football history – Ryan Giggs (36 trophies)
3. Become the player with the most European Cups – Paco Gento 6, Alfano Di Stefano, Jose Maria Zarraga and Paolo Maldini (6 cups)
4. Become the player with the most European titles – Dani Alves, Paulo Maldini and Arie Haan (9 titles)
5. Top goalscorer for one club – Pele (643 goals in 659 games)
6. Make the most Barcelona appearances – Xavi (767 appearances)
7. The player with the most wins in Spain – Iker Casillas (334 wins)
8. The player with most golden boots awards: Messi Tied With Ronaldo (4 Golden Boot awards)
9. The player with most Ballon d'Or trophies: Messi Tied with Ronaldo (5 Ballon D’Or awards)
The Argentine recently made his 600th appearance for the Catalan club, scoring 523 goals and assisting 234 further strikes along the way.
Which one of these records can you see Messi breaking next? Have your say in the comments section below.