Lionel Messi ‘s time in Barcelona seems to be over.
The Argentine captain became Barcelona’s top scorer with 672 goals and won 10 La Liga titles, 4 Champions League titles and 7 Copa del Rey titles, and also won a record 6 Golden Globes.
But after Barcelona stated that they could not give him a new contract under the financial fair play rules of La Liga, he is now a free agent.
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Messi’s first hat-trick
Messi’s first hat-trick of his career occurred in one of the most important matches in football. The teenager scored all three Barcelona goals in the 2007 classic. This was his first goal at the Nou Camp, including a brilliant goal in the final moments after defeating a pair of defenders.
It can be said that this is when it became a household name.
Messi’s greatest goal?
Messi’s goal in the first leg of the Copa del Rey semi-final 14 years ago may still be his best goal.
has a markedly similar goal to the Argentine team (no handball) scored by Maradona in the 1986 World Cup against England. Messi received the ball on the field, defeated about 5 defenders, surrounded the goalkeeper and conceded the goal.
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Messi’s first goal in the Champions League final.
If you can believe it, there was a time when people wondered if Messi could do this against an English club in Europe. Before the 2009 final, he failed to score in 10 Champions League matches against England.
But there is no doubt that when Messi climbed higher in the area and completed Xavi’s cross in his first league final home when the Champions League first game was announced as Messi Cristiano Ronaldo .
Two years later, he will score in another final victory over Manchester United with the third of his four Champions League medals.
Messi broke Arsenal by four points
Messi scored four goals for the first time in his career In the quarterfinals of the 2010 Champions League, he led Arsenal to clean up. The best choice for this group of people is his hat-trick on Manuel Almunia (Manuel Almunia).
In the last 16 games two years later, they won the honorary title in five goals against Bayer Leverkusen.
He became the second best scorer in the history of the Champions League with 120 times, only surpassed by Ronaldo.
Messi breaks Barcelona’s goal record
Barcelona 53 Granada, March 20, 2012
Messi broke Barcelona’s goal record with a hat trick at the age of 24.
Tied the record of 232 goals scored by César Rodríguez in the first game against Granada and broke the record in the second game, a record that was extended in the third game.
Messi scored 91 goals per year
Lionel won the sixth Golden Globe
Messi won his sixth Golden Globe in December 2019, after scoring 54 goals for the club and the national team in 2018-19, His total number of goals exceeded five from Ronaldo.
This is only his second since 2012, and the other is in 2015.
“I still have good years waiting for me,” he said when accepting the award.
This is still the most recent Golden Globe due to the new corona virus.
Messi breaks Pelé’s goal record
After Messi initially tried to leave the club last summer and set another important record, he still had time to score 38 goals in Barcelona.
Scored his 644 goal for Barcelona in the victory over Valladolid before Christmas, breaking Pelé’s record of 643 goals per team for Santos.
After that, he extended the record to 672.