Lionel Messi, Argentina - 35 years

Lionel Messi, Argentina has scored most goal in a season 14 times. The last time he was a top scorer in a league was in La Liga, Spain 2020/2021. At this moment, he is at position 8 in the top scorer list in Ligue 1.

Today he is 35 years old, born on 24 June 1987 in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina and the position he normally occupies on the football field is as forward. In total he has played 162 matches wearing his national team sweater and scored 86 goals in these games.

Sometimes Lionel Messi is also called Leo Messi.

Lionel Messi top scorer record

* Current ongoing season

League, Team Season Goals Position Age Winner/leader
 
Ligue 1*
2022/2023 4 8 35 Neymar
 
Champions League
2021/2022 5 12 34 Karim Benzema
 
Champions League
2020/2021 5 10 33 Erling Braut Haaland
 
La Liga
2020/2021 30 1 33 Lionel Messi
 
La Liga
2019/2020 25 1 33 Lionel Messi
 
Champions League
2018/2019 12 1 31 Lionel Messi
 
La Liga
2018/2019 36 1 31 Lionel Messi
 
World Cup
2018 1 27 31 Harry Kane
 
La Liga
2017/2018 34 1 30 Lionel Messi
 
Champions League
2017/2018 6 9 30 Cristiano Ronaldo
 
La Liga
2016/2017 37 1 29 Lionel Messi
 
Champions League
2016/2017 11 2 29 Cristiano Ronaldo
 
La Liga
2015/2016 26 3 28 Luis Suárez
 
Champions League
2015/2016 6 6 28 Cristiano Ronaldo
 
La Liga
2014/2015 43 2 27 Cristiano Ronaldo
 
World Cup
2014 4 3 27 James Rodriguez
 
Champions League
2014/2015 10 1 27 Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar
 
La Liga
2013/2014 28 2 26 Cristiano Ronaldo
 
Champions League
2013/2014 8 3 26 Cristiano Ronaldo
 
La Liga
2012/2013 46 1 25 Lionel Messi
 
Champions League
2012/2013 8 3 25 Cristiano Ronaldo
 
Champions League
2011/2012 14 1 24 Lionel Messi
 
La Liga
2011/2012 50 1 24 Lionel Messi
 
Champions League
2010/2011 12 1 23 Lionel Messi
 
La Liga
2010/2011 31 2 23 Cristiano Ronaldo
 
Champions League
2009/2010 8 1 22 Lionel Messi
 
La Liga
2009/2010 34 1 22 Lionel Messi
 
La Liga
2008/2009 23 4 21 Diego Forlán
 
Champions League
2008/2009 9 1 21 Lionel Messi
 
Champions League
2007/2008 6 2 20 Cristiano Ronaldo
 
La Liga
2006/2007 16 8 19 Ruud van Nistelrooy

Lionel Messi hat-tricks

Here you find 44 hat-tricks scored by Lionel Messi.

Date and league Match Goals
22 february 2020
La Liga 2019/2020
Barcelona - Eibar
5-0
4
14', 37', 40', 87'
7 december 2019
La Liga 2019/2020
Barcelona - Mallorca
5-2
3
17', 41', 83'
9 november 2019
La Liga 2019/2020
Barcelona - Celta Vigo
4-1
3
23', 45', 48'
17 march 2019
La Liga 2018/2019
Real Betis - Barcelona
1-4
3
18', 45', 85'
23 february 2019
La Liga 2018/2019
Sevilla - Barcelona
2-4
3
26', 67', 85'
16 december 2018
La Liga 2018/2019
Levante - Barcelona
0-5
3
43', 47', 60'
18 september 2018
Champions League 2018/2019
Barcelona - PSV Eindhoven
4-0
3
31', 77', 87'
29 april 2018
La Liga 2017/2018
Deportivo La Coruña - Barcelona
2-4
3
38', 82', 85'
7 april 2018
La Liga 2017/2018
Barcelona - Leganés
3-1
3
27', 32', 87'
19 september 2017
La Liga 2017/2018
Barcelona - Eibar
6-1
4
21', 59', 62', 87'
9 september 2017
La Liga 2017/2018
Barcelona - Espanyol
5-0
3
26', 35', 67'
19 october 2016
Champions League 2016/2017
Barcelona - Manchester City
4-0
3
17', 61', 69'
13 september 2016
Champions League 2016/2017
Barcelona - Celtic
7-0
3
3', 27', 60'
3 march 2016
La Liga 2015/2016
Rayo Vallecano - Barcelona
1-5
3
23', 53', 72'
9 january 2016
La Liga 2015/2016
Barcelona - Granada
4-0
3
8', 14', 58'
8 march 2015
La Liga 2014/2015
Barcelona - Rayo Vallecano
6-1
3
56', 63', 68'
15 february 2015
La Liga 2014/2015
Barcelona - Levante
5-0
3
38', 59', 65'
18 january 2015
La Liga 2014/2015
Deportivo La Coruña - Barcelona
0-4
3
11', 33', 62'
7 december 2014
La Liga 2014/2015
Barcelona - Espanyol
5-1
3
45', 50', 81'
25 november 2014
Champions League 2014/2015
APOEL Nicosia - Barcelona
0-4
3
38', 58', 87'
22 november 2014
La Liga 2014/2015
Barcelona - Sevilla
5-1
3
21', 73', 78'
23 march 2014
La Liga 2013/2014
Real Madrid - Barcelona
3-4
3
42', 65', 84'
16 march 2014
La Liga 2013/2014
Barcelona - Osasuna
7-0
3
18', 63', 88'
18 september 2013
Champions League 2013/2014
Barcelona - Ajax
4-0
3
22', 55', 75'
1 september 2013
La Liga 2013/2014
Valencia - Barcelona
2-3
3
11', 39', 41'
27 january 2013
La Liga 2012/2013
Barcelona - Osasuna
5-1
4
11', 28', 56', 58'
20 october 2012
La Liga 2012/2013
Deportivo La Coruña - Barcelona
4-5
3
17', 43', 76'
5 may 2012
La Liga 2011/2012
Barcelona - Espanyol
4-0
4
11', 63', 73', 78'
2 may 2012
La Liga 2011/2012
Barcelona - Málaga
4-1
3
34', 60', 63'
20 march 2012
La Liga 2011/2012
Barcelona - Granada
5-3
3
16', 66', 85'
7 march 2012
Champions League 2011/2012
Barcelona - Bayer Leverkusen
7-1
5
25', 42', 50', 58', 85'
19 february 2012
La Liga 2011/2012
Barcelona - Valencia
5-1
4
21', 27', 75', 84'
22 january 2012
La Liga 2011/2012
Málaga - Barcelona
1-4
3
32', 51', 77'
1 november 2011
Champions League 2011/2012
Viktoria Plzen - Barcelona
0-4
3
24', 45', 90'
29 october 2011
La Liga 2011/2012
Barcelona - Mallorca
5-0
3
13', 21', 30'
24 september 2011
La Liga 2011/2012
Barcelona - Atlético Madrid
5-0
3
26', 78', 90'
17 september 2011
La Liga 2011/2012
Barcelona - Osasuna
8-0
3
5', 41', 79'
5 february 2011
La Liga 2010/2011
Barcelona - Atlético Madrid
3-0
3
16', 28', 78'
20 november 2010
La Liga 2010/2011
Almeria - Barcelona
0-8
3
16', 36', 67'
6 april 2010
Champions League 2009/2010
Barcelona - Arsenal
4-1
4
21', 37', 42', 88'
21 march 2010
La Liga 2009/2010
Real Zaragoza - Barcelona
2-4
3
4', 65', 78'
14 march 2010
La Liga 2009/2010
Barcelona - Valencia
3-0
3
56', 80', 82'
10 january 2010
La Liga 2009/2010
Tenerife - Barcelona
0-5
3
36', 45', 75'
10 march 2007
La Liga 2006/2007
Barcelona - Real Madrid
3-3
3
11', 28', 90'

Information about Lionel Messi

Player position
Forward
Date of birth
24 June 1987
Place of birth
Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina
Height
170 cm
National team caps
162
National team goals
86
Source: Wikipedia

Articles containing Lionel Messi

At the moment we have 30 articles where Lionel Messi is mentioned, select an article below to read a bit more about him.

Time for the Champions League 2022/2023 - who will be the top scorer?
(5 September 2022)
Why Zlatan Ibrahimovic failed at Barcelona?
(17 August 2022)
The best and worst Golden Boy
(25 July 2022)
French Ligue 1 season 2021/2022 ended - the winners and the top scorer
(3 June 2022)
Lionel Messi - Football's Atomic Flea
(11 May 2022)
Last matches of season 2021/2022 - top scorer candidates in the big leagues
(30 March 2022)
Financial Doping in Modern Day Football
(14 March 2022)
Half time in other leagues season 2021/2022
(12 January 2022)
Ronaldo Vs Messi - It is on Again
(24 September 2021)
PSG - A force to Reckon this Season
(18 September 2021)
Candidates to win win the top scorer title in Champions League 2021/2022
(14 September 2021)
The Top Scorers Of the Year 2021 So Far
(23 August 2021)
Messi Exits Barca As It's Greatest Ever
(22 August 2021)
Season start for La Liga season 2021/2022 tonight - who will be the top scorer?
(13 August 2021)
League start in France and Portugal season 2021/2022 tonight
(6 August 2021)
Young players who shone during the Euro 2020
(22 July 2021)
The 5 Greatest Comebacks in Champions League History
(16 July 2021)
Beneficiary of UEFA's Champions League Meddling? Goal Machine Erling Haaland
(26 May 2021)
The end of the major European football leagues 2020/2021
(24 May 2021)
5 Problems Barcelona Needs to Fix Right Now
(24 April 2021)
30 Is the New 20 - How Players Have Extended Their Primes
(16 April 2021)
The 5 Most Underrated Footballers of the 2010s
(28 March 2021)
Erling Braut Haaland - From Norway with a Midas Touch
(18 March 2021)
The Golden Shoe - its history and the winners
(13 January 2021)
Henrik Larsson - a.k.a King of Kings
(5 November 2020)
Some of the reasons why Lionel Messi might be the best player ever
(7 October 2020)
The best scorers in football in the world
(25 September 2020)
Ronaldinho - one of the greatest football artists
(6 July 2020)
Champions League's top scorers ever
(5 July 2020)
The incredible goal scoring season of La Liga 2014-2015
(15 April 2020)

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