Lionel Messi, Argentina - 33 years

Lionel Messi, Argentina has scored most goal in a season 13 times. The last time he was a top scorer in a league was in La Liga, Spain 2019/2020. He is also the number one top scorer in La Liga right now. He is also at position 9 in the list of the best goal scorers in Champions League.

His full name is Lionel Andrés Messi and his most common position on the football field is forward. He was born in Rosario, Argentina and today he is 33 years old (birth date 24 June 1987). In total he has played 142 matches wearing his national team sweater and scored 71 goals in these games.

* Current ongoing season

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

Information about Lionel Messi

Complete name
Lionel Andrés Messi
Player position
Forward
Date of birth
24 June 1987
Place of birth
Rosario, Argentina
Height
170 cm
National team caps
142
National team goals
71
Source: Wikipedia

Articles containing Lionel Messi

At the moment we have 10 articles where Lionel Messi is mentioned, select an article below to read a bit more about him.

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)

Note that this is top scorer data we have in our database. Lionel Messi might be part of top scorer lists in other leagues we don't have here, or seasons we don't have in our database yet.