Happy birthday to Leo Messi, 36 years old today.
In order to understand how good Messi is you only need a pair of eyes since he is much more than numbers. His statistics look pale in comparison to his actions on the pitch. But they are still more impressive than any footballer who has ever stepped on the pitch.
1164 goals and assists in 1028 games. The highest goal contributions ever for a football player. But he’s much more than goals ans assists.
43 career titles (first place in history together with Dani Alves).
The World Cup, MVP of the tournament who scored at every possible stage.
12 league championships (third after Gento and Giggs).
4 Champions Leagues.
7 Copa del Rey titles (the most).
8 Supercopas (the most).
3 European Supercup titles.
3 Club World Cip titles.
1 Copa America.
Olympic gold medal and 1 Mundialito.
-2 Trebles (the most)
1 Sextete (the most)
4 League + Champions League doubles (the most)
4 domestic doubles (the most)
- Most assists in the history of football.
- Top scorer in the history of any football club.
- Barcelona’s top scorer of all time.
- Barça’s player with most asists ever.
- Barcelona’s all-time title record.
- The top scorer of La Liga (or any league in the world) of all time.
- La Liga’s (and every league in the world) all-time leader in assists.
- All-time El Clasico top scorer.
- Player with most asists ever in El Clasicos.
- Argentina’s top scorer of all time.
- Most goals in one year (91).
- The most assists in one year (36).
- Most goals in one season (82).
- Most goals in the club in one season (73).
- Most assists in one season (31).
- The most league goals in one season in the history of the top 5 leagues in Europe (50).
- The most league goals in one season in the history of the top 5 leagues in Europe (21).
- 7 Golden Balls (the most of all time).
- 6 golden shoes (the most of all time).
- 5 times playmaker of the year (the most of all time).
- 8 times Pichichi – top scorer of the league (the most in the history of European leagues).
- 10 times player of the year in Spain (the most of all time).
- Won 26 out of 36 finals, in which he scored 33 goals (the most in football history) and scored 15 (the most in history).
This is just a small part of a list. We could just go on and on. Cherish every moment, we are really getting close to the end.