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Lionel Messi, as we all know, is an epitome of records. He has broken records,created records and is still breaking records. Having started his professional career in 2005 with barcelona, the young maestro has never looked back since then. With over a decade of exhibiting professional football, the little maestro has never failed to amaze us. Talk of magic, nothing but Messi comes to mind, talk of skill, he is ever present, he is no less of a genius alien playing among humans.
As his former teammate at Barcelona, Pique puts it " For me Messi is not human, and Cristiano Ronaldo is the best among human".
Many were of the view that because of his recent transfer to Paris and the nature of his aging body, he wouldn't add up to much. Lo and Behold, he still continues to dazzle. The mouth watering Champions league match against Manchester City saw him add a number of records to his record cabinet. What are these records?....Read on to find out.
The records Messi have broken in PSG vs Man City
1. Joint-Record holder with Karim Benzema:
After yesterday's goal against Man City, Messi together with Karim Benzema are the only two players to score in 17 consequetive Champion Leagues tournament. Pure Class indeed. They are the only two players with this mouth watering record.
2. Most UCL goals from outside the box in the last five(5) seasons:
Yeah, you hear it right. Messi is now the player..thus the only player with more UEFA champions league goals from outside the box in his last five(5) seasons. A banger indeed. Lionel Messi tops with seven(7) goals outside the box.
3.Most outside the box goals in 2021:
And last but not least, Lionel Messi is the only player with the most outside the box goals in 2021. He tops the chart with a whooping 13 goals with Bruno Fernandez at second place with six(6) goals. Kevin De Bruyna follows in third place with a total of five(5) goals.
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