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8 La liga records held by Lionel Messi that might never be broken

The Argentine's exit will not only leave a significant hole in the Catalan club, but also in the Spanish La liga where the 34 year ol

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8 La liga records held by Lionel Messi that might never be broken

Lionel Messi’s departure from Barcelona is undoubtedly the biggest news in football this week.

The Argentine’s exit will not only leave a significant hole in the Catalan club, but also in the Spanish La liga where the 34 year old has created and broken numerous records. Some of those records are practically impossible for anyone to break with the Argentine attacker having created records out of sheer talent and individual brilliance.

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With that having been said, lets take a look at 8 La liga records held by Lionel Messi that might never be broken.

8) Most Hattricks in a single season

Lionel Messi holds the record for having the most hattricks in a single La liga season with the Argentine fantastic 2011/2012 season having seen him amass 8 hattricks in total, a joint record with arch-nemesis Cristiano Ronaldo.

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7) Most game-winning goals

As one of the most influential players the football world has ever seen, it is only normal to see Lionel Messi singlehandedly win games for his team. Well, the 34 year old has scored a whooping 124 match-winning goals during his 16 year career at the Spanish La liga. No player comes close to this record.


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6) Most Hattricks

The ex-Barcelona captain also holds the record for the most hattricks (36) scored in the history of the Spanish La liga. Only Cristiano Ronaldo comes close to this stunning record with the Former Real Madrid forward having scored (34) la liga hattricks.

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5) Most assists in a single season

As a player known for his all round talents, Lionel Messi has proven to be not just a goalscorer, but a goal provider. The Argentine recorded 21 league assists in the 2019/2020 there by breaking the record previously held by Spanish legend Xavi Hernandez (20 assists).

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4) Most Assists

As earlier emphasized Lionel Messi is the best goal provider in the history of football. Well, the six time Ballon d’or winner also holds the records for the most assists in La liga (192).

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3) Most Freekick goals

Lionel Messi has also scored the most goals from freekicks in the history of the Spanish La liga with the Argentine tucking home an astonishing 38 goals from direct freekicks.

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2) Most goals in a single season

Messi holds the record for having scored the most goals in a single La liga season with the La Masia academy graduate scoring a whooping 50 goals in the 2011/2012 campaign. Cristiano Ronaldo was only able to achieve 48 goals in a single season.

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1) Most goals in La liga history

As one of the greatest goalscorers in the history of football, it is inevitable that Lionel Messi would firmly hold the record of the most goals scored in the Spanish league. The Diminutive Argentine has 474 goals in just 520 La liga appearances.

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