Sign in
Download Opera News App





La Liga

Lionel Messi is the Best player this season - see the records that prove it (Opinion)

Lionel Messi has been consistent for more than a decade in La Liga scoring and assisting goals, as well as making and breaking records along the way. This season has not been different. Although, FC Barcelona had an underwhelming La Liga campaign in which they lost to their archrivals, Messi was spectacular this season. The statistics prove it.

Most goals in La Liga with 25 goals

Lionel Messi finished topscorer of La Liga this season with 25 goals, four goals ahead of title winner with Real Madrid, Karim Benzema. Gerard Moreno(18), Luis Suarez (16), Raul Garcia(15), and Iago Aspas(14) complete the top 5 La Liga goal scorers.

Highest Assists in La Liga, breaks Xavi record

Messi had a record-breaking assists tally this season. The Barcelona Talisman assisted 21 goals. This new assists tally breaks the number of assists (20), Xavi Hernandez set in the 2008/09 season.

Record number of top scorer awards

Lionel Messi went one ahead of Zarra to set the record for the most top scorer awards in La Liga (Pichichi). Lionel Messi has now won the topscorer in La Liga Awards in the following seasons: 2009-10; 2011-12; 2012-2013; 2016-17; 2017-18; 2018-2019; 2019-2020.

Over 1,000 Goals plus Assists

At the end of this season, Lionel Messi improved his all time tally to 1,000 goals and assists. Messi has played 867 games, scored 703 goals and provided 298 assists.

This magnificent records prove that Messi is still as unstoppable as ever. No player came close to Messi in La Liga.

Content created and supplied by: Vriter (via Opera News )

Iago Aspas( Karim Benzema La Liga Lionel Messi Raul Garcia(


Load app to read more comments