In 20 years of Barcelona career, Leo Messi has an immense number of records in his name and for the club. Let’s look to his 35 records at Barcelona
Leo Messi’s records at Barcelona
1.Highest trophy in Barcelona history
Leo Messi is the player of Barcelona’s with the highest trophy in the history of Barca. He has a total of 34 trophies in his 20th year of Barcelona career. Andre Iniesta is the closest one in terms of trophies as he has 32 trophies with Barcelona.
2. Highest goal scorer for a single club in history
Messi becomes the highest goal scorer for a single club. After, when he broke the record of Brazilian legend Pele of 643 goals. Last year when Messi scored 644th goals for Barcelona against Real Valladolid.
3. Top Goalscorer of Barcelona
Messi is also the top goalscorer of Barcelona with 672 in his 778 appearances for the club. He becomes the record goalscorer of Barca when he broke the Cesc Rodriguez highest goal score of 232 for Barca. However, he broke the Cesc record in 2012 after he scores a hat-trick goal against Granada.
4. He scores 100 goals for Barca at the of 22 years in 2010 and becomes the youngest ever player to achieve this
5. He was also the youngest player to reach 200 goals in 24 years of age in 2011 with Barcelona a year after his 100 goal record.
6.Most Champions League goals in a single season.
He holds the record of most Champions League in a single season by scoring 14 goals for Barcelona in the 2011/12 season. After that, Ronaldo makes 17 goals record in the 2013/14 season.
7. Messi is the only player of club history to score in 6 official matches for Barcelona in a single year in 2011. After equalising the record of Pedro Rodriguez
8. He is the player with the highest number of appearances for Barcelona after overtaking his former teammate Xavi. Messi has played 778 games for Barcelona his 20 years career.
Individual Records: Leo Messi
9. Highest number of Ballon d’Or award
After beating Ronaldo in number Ballon d’Or in 2019 by winning 6 times Ballon d’Or award. However, Ronaldo has 5 Ballon D’or. So, he wins Ballon d’Or in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2019.
10. The only Player to win all individual prestigious titles in a single year
Messi is the player who won all individual prestigious titles FIFA World Player, Ballon D’or, Gloden Boot and Pichichi Trophy in the single year 2009/10 season.
11. So, at the age of 21 years Messi won his first Ballon d’or in 2019. After that, he won three consecutive Ballon d’Or and becomes the youngest player. To win the 3 Ballon d’Or at the age of 23 in 2011.
12. The only player to win the most number, Golden Boo Leo won his 6 Golden Boot
in 2019-20 and becomes the most Golden Boot, winner in history. After bypassing Ronaldo in the numbers of the golden boots. Ronald has 5 Golden Boots in his name.
13. Top goalscorer in a single year
In the year 2012 the little magician, Leo scored 91 goals in all competitions with the club and country.
14. International goalscoring record .
After scoring a total of 25 goals include 12 goals with Argentina and 13 goals in Champions League. He matches the record with the legend John Woodward of scoring 25 international goals in a single year. Woodward scores 25 goals in 1909.
15.The only player with the most Pichichi award .
After that, winning his 7 Pichichi awards in 2019. Therefore, Messi beats the Telmo Zarra in the Pichichi award race. However, he becomes the most Pichichi award, winner.
16. So, Messi is the only player of Argentina to play 148 matches bypassing his former teammate Javier Mascherano’s 147 matches.
17. Therefore, in the History of the Champions League, Messi is the only player to score five goals in a single match For Barcelona.
European League Records: Leo Messi
- The only player to score against a most champions league side Messi score goals against 36 different opponents in the Champions League followed by Cristiano Ronaldo with 35 different team’s.
- 19.Leo Messi is the first player in the history of the Champions League to score five goals in a single match for Barcelona in 2012.
Spanish League Records: Leo Messi
20. All-time top goalscorer of La Liga
Telmo Zarra, the former player of the Athletic Club is the all-time top scorer of La Liga before Messi beats him in as the top scorer in the history of La Liga in the year 2014. After that, Messi is the all-time top scorer of La Liga with 644 goals.
21.Spanish League top Scorer
Messi is also the all-time top scorer in Spanish League with 474 goals in his 520 appearances till 2021.
22. La Liga highest goalscorer in a single match
Leo Messi is the only player in the Spanish League to score 50 league goals in a single year. He scored 50 goals in La Liga in the year 2012.
23.Most Hat-tricks in La Liga
So, in the year 2019 Messi score his 35 hat-trick goals against Mallorca. After that, he becomes the most hat-tricks player in La Liga after overtaking Ronaldo’s 34 hat-tricks.
24. The only player to score against the most La Liga sides
In his 20 years at La Liga Messi scored against 37 La Liga teams. He is the only ever player to achieve this milestone.
25. All-time top scorer of El Clasico
In the biggest derby of Spanish League El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid. Leo is the top scorer in El Clasico with 26 goals against Real Madrid.
- Leo Messi is the only player to win most La Liga games in history. In total, he wins 383 La Liga matches with Barcelona.
27. The player as top scorer and top assist provided in a single season
In La Liga, Messi scores the highest goals and provides the highest assist in two consecutive seasons for Barcelona.
28. Top Assist provider in single Season
Messi provides more than 20 assists in a single season and joins his former teammate Xavi in providing 20 assists in a year. Messi provides more than 20 assists in two consecutive seasons.
29. Longest running streak
In La Liga, Messi makes a longest-running streak as a goalscorer record in 21 consecutive matches in 2012.\
30. Leo Messi holds a record scorer of two goals in every club competition for two consecutive seasons.
31. Highest Puskas award nomination
Messi has a record of the highest Puskas award nomination in his name.
32. He is the top goalscorer in the La Liga at home ground, Camp Nou. In the year 2011/12 season with 35 goals
33. He is also the top scorer in all competitions at his home ground, Camp Nou. In the same season 2011/12 with 46 goals
34. Scoring goals against every team in La Liga
He equalises with Cristiano Ronaldo of scoring goals against every team in the La Liga league competition in the 2012/13 season.
35. Messi is the free-kicks top goalscorer with 38 free-kicks goals in the league.