Sports Desk – Star footballer Lionel Messi scored 50 goals for the sixth consecutive year. He achieved this feat in a match against Elves while playing for Barcelona on Saturday. Messi scored his 50 goals in the 69th minute of the match. Barcelona beat Alaves 4-1. Barcelona is ranked first in the points table of La Liga with 39 points. In addition to Messi, Antoine Griezmann (14th minute), Arturo Vidal (45th minute) and Luis Suarez (75th minute) were the matches.
This is the 9th time in the last 10 calendar years that Messi has scored 50+ goals in a year. Messi had scored 45 goals in just 2013. He scored the highest score of 91 goals in 47 matches in 2012. Messi has scored 688 goals in 443 matches so far.
Leo #Messi has scored at least 5️⃣0️⃣ goals (club & country) in 9 of the last 10 calendar years!— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) December 21, 2019
2012 9️⃣1️⃣ ?
Messi became the first player in the world to score goals against 34 different teams in the Champions League this year. He achieved this goal against Borussia Dortmund. Before Messi, Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Spain’s Raul scored goals against 33 teams. Messi received the Ballen d’Or Award this month. He became the first footballer to win this award for the sixth time. In this case, Messi overtook Ronaldo (5 times).