Lionel Messi is an Argentine professional footballer who plays for Spanish football club Barcelona and Argentina national team. Lionel Messi has won alot of individual awards and the collective ones but never has he won an international trophy.
Lionel Messi is the only football player to win the Ballon d'or six times, one ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo who has five currently.
Lionel Messi has always shown consistency in football as he has never end a season without winning a trophy until 2019/2020 season, where Barcelona went ended the season without winning a single trophy.
Lionel Messi could win himself another Ballon d'or this season to make him the only player with 7 Ballon d'or, after doing doing some great things in football this season which includes:
-breaking Pele's all-time record.
-breaking Xavi's record as the Barcelona player with the highest appreance.
-reaching 700 career goals.
Check out three reasons Lionel messi could win the title (Ballon d'or)
1. Becoming the highest goal scorer in Laliga
At the beginning of the season, Barcelona captain finds it hard to score from a open play. To the extent that some football fans trolled him saying "he's finished". But after the New Year break, Lionel Messi has proved them wrong by scoring goals and more goals.
Lionel messi has now scored 23 goals in Laliga this season, making him the highest goal scorer on the score chart in Laliga. And if ye Barcelona captain could end the season has the highest goal scorer, Lionel Messi will bag his 7th golden boot making him the only player to reach that milestone in football.
2. Winning the Laliga and Copa Del Rey title.
Barcelona are now one of the favourites to win the Laliga title after the 1-0 win against Real valladolid on Monday. The win against Real valladolid has made Ronald Koeman side to move up to the 2nd position on the table, one point behind League leaders Atlético Madrid.
Remember at a time Atlético Madrid was leading the Laliga table with huge points and some games in hand, and this form of them has confused the football world that they are automatically the league winners. But after facing some huge blows like injuries and some other problems which has made them to lose form and teams like Real Madrid and Barcelona are able to meet up with them.
Copa Del Rey
After Barcelona magical comeback against Sevilla in the Copa del rey semi-finals. Barcelona are able to convince the their fans that they are back to their winning ways. Barcelona are now going to face Real Sociedad in the finals of the Copa del rey competition.
If Lionel Messi could possibly win the two trophies and end the season as the highest goal scorer, the Barcelona talisman could be on his way to win his 7th Ballon d'or.
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