Star footballer Lionel Messi scored 50 goals for the sixth consecutive year. He achieved this feat in a match against Alaves while playing for Barcelona, on Saturday. Messi scored his fifty in the 69th minute of the match, scoring a goal. Barcelona won 4–1 over Alaves.
This is the 9th time in the last 10 calendar years that Messi has scored 50+ goals in a year. He only missed doing so in 2013. He had then scored 45 goals. He scored the highest score of 91 goals in 47 matches in 2012. Messi has scored 688 goals in 443 matches so far.
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 ‘Ballon d’Or Award’ this month. He became the first footballer to win this award for the sixth time. Messi overtook Ronaldo (5 times) in this case.
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