Messi’s Biggest Moments in La Liga History

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Despite countless awards, Messi will always be the top scoring player in La Liga. In addition to his countless goals, he also holds several other records. For instance, no player has scored more goals in a single season than Messi, with his 474 in 520 league appearances. Man Utd’s Benzema now tops the charts for goals in a season, but Messi remains the leading active goalscorer.

Ronaldo has more assists

Among the football legends, Cristiano Ronaldo has a few advantages over his Barcelona teammate. The Portuguese international is an incredible dribbler, who is known as a poacher. The Real Madrid superstar is adept at finding the back of the net from long and short ranges. While Ronaldo is fourth in terms of career goals, he is a strong contender when it comes to La Liga assists. Ronaldo’s incredible leaping ability and cheeky footwork in the congested D-box make him an extremely dangerous threat.

If Messi had not been at Barca, Ronaldo would have won the 2011-2012 La Liga scoring title. Messi ended the season with six goals in Ligue 1 and 11 in all competitions. Ronaldo had only assisted 15 goals, while Messi had 29. Both players are highly regarded in Spain, but Messi’s vast experience and overall stats make him a better choice than his rival. He has made 329 club appearances for Barca, while Ronaldo has played for his team in 467 games.

While Messi is undoubtedly the better footballer, he is far behind Ronaldo in the assists department. His wing play was a key feature of his early career and dictated the counter attacks for his team. Now he’s the best goal scorer for Barca, but his playmaker qualities are still intact, thanks to his work under Guardiola and Xavi. In addition, Ronaldo has more assists in La Liga than Messi, which is a significant factor in deciding who is a GOAT.

Both Ronaldo and Messi have a long-term goal scoring record. Ronaldo has a better career ratio, but Messi has scored more goals than Ronaldo. Ronaldo has nineteen consecutive Ballon d’Or awards. He was named the FIFA 2014 World Cup’s Best Player and won every single award in the sport. Despite his long-term goal-scoring record, the Argentine is closer to winning the World Cup this past summer.

Although Ronaldo has more goals in La Liga, Messi’s assist record is far more stable. His goal-scoring rate is also higher. In the recent seasons, Ronaldo has been unable to break the 30-goal mark. However, Messi has a remarkable goal rate and will probably continue to be a top goal scorer in the future. It will be interesting to see how the two players compare and how their futures will unfold.

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Messi has more hat-tricks

As of today, Messi is Barcelona’s all-time leading goalscorer, passing Telmo Zarra. Zarra scored 251 times in 18 seasons (1939-57) but Messi has surpassed him in less than a decade. Despite his many records, he still remains ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo, Hugo Sanchez, and many others. Read on to learn about some of his biggest moments in La Liga history.

His first treble came against Real Madrid at the age of 19 years old. Real Madrid had taken the lead after a Guti free kick, but Messi’s 91st-minute strike ensured that the game ended in a draw. Now, Messi has more hat-tricks than any player in La Liga history, but Ronaldo leads the list of hat-tricks scored by a single player.

Ronaldo and Messi both have a total of 35 LaLiga hat-tricks. Cristiano Ronaldo has 36. In LaLiga, the two players are tied for the most hat-tricks. Messi has more goals in a single LaLiga season than Ronaldo. And he tied Raul’s record for most Champions League goals in a calendar year.

After scoring against Valencia on Tuesday, Messi’s 450th goal was the match’s winning goal. Messi now has four51 La Liga goals, one more than Ronaldo, who has the record of 134. Cristiano Ronaldo is the all-time leading scorer in the Champions League with 134 goals. While Messi’s record in La Liga is still young, he has already set several records with Barcelona.

The seasons in which Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi scored hat-tricks in La Liga are abcdefghijklmnopqr, 1992-93, 1994-95, and 2000-2001. Apart from these, Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, and Isfan Can Kahveci all have hat-tricks in La Liga history.

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Ronaldo has more four-goal hauls

Cristiano Ronaldo has scored more goals in La Liga than any other player. The Portuguese winger has more than four goals in six matches and is now tied with Alfredo Di Stefano for the most four-goal hauls in a single season. The latest four-goal haul came in the UEFA Champions League match against Rayo Vallecano. The result was a 0-2 win for Real Madrid.

In La Liga history, Cristiano Ronaldo has scored four goals against Elche in 2014/15. He scored five against Granada in the Bernabeu in 2015, and he scored four goals against Espanyol in the early part of the season. Ronaldo also scored four against Malmo in a Champions League game. Despite the fact that he is still only 25, he has more four-goal hauls than Leo Messi.

In 2011, Ronaldo scored four against Mallorca. He has also scored four times against Sevilla in his career, and he averaged three hat-tricks during his first two seasons at Real Madrid. However, Cristiano is not the only player to score four against one team. In the Champions League, Luiz Adriano scored back-to-back trebles for Shakhtar against BATE in 2014/15. Cristiano is now on the verge of replicating the feat of Clarence Seedorf, who achieved three different winners with three clubs in the league.

Cristiano Ronaldo scored four goals against Celta in his 2015/16 LaLiga campaign. This marks the ninth time in his career that he has scored four or more goals in a game. Cristiano also has three five-goal hauls in La Liga history, eclipsing Lionel Messi, who has 305 goals in 337 games. A similar four-goal haul happened in a match against Racing Santander.

Real Madrid came close to scoring four goals against Barcelona in the Champions League. While their team won 1-0, they conceded a goal from a set-piece. Cristiano Ronaldo made sure of the three points by scoring a sublime finish into the back of the net. Ronaldo set up Bale for the fourth goal, while Kroos provided the final touch to his team’s third goal.

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PSG’s newest star fouled more than Messi

It was reported that Neymar Jr. has fouled more players than Messi this season. Neymar was injured during a game against Caen in February, but the incident was later brushed aside as melodramatic. According to a report from BeSoccer, Neymar has been fouled more than Messi in the major European leagues. That is a worrying trend for the Argentine, who has yet to settle into Ligue 1.

The Argentine’s frustration over the game was palpable. After the game, PSG officials confronted the referees and questioned their decision. They claimed that Benzema had fouled Donnarumma. The disciplinary panel has opened a case against Benzema, and a decision will be made in due course. Nevertheless, the incident has already sparked a backlash among PSG fans.

Lionel Messi is the best dribbler in football history, and while Neymar Junior is a copy of his famous brother, the Argentine has also been fouled more often than his French counterpart. However, it is not clear what the future holds for Mbappe, but he is certainly worth following. The French giants are likely to find a new star to rival Messi.

Despite the score line, it was a disappointing game for the Argentine star. Messi’s tally of 123 goals in the Champions League ranks second to Cristiano Ronaldo. PSG is top of Group A with seven points, while Leipzig are bottom with no points. And despite the loss, Mbappe is on course to break the record for most fouls in a Champions League match.

The Argentine international was a welcome addition to the PSG squad after joining on a free transfer. He had previously teamed up with Neymar at Barcelona and Sergio Ramos at Real Madrid. PSG’s new star was an excellent summer signing. But his lack of touches in the penalty area has left his team lacking in chances to score. This has made his performance even more frustrating.

While Messi has become the club’s newest star, Mbappe has also inherited some of the same challenges that he faced last season. The team’s lack of coherence and clarity has been a major source of criticism for Pochettino. Still, Pochettino has made a statement about his side’s ability to compete with Real.

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