Santos have a released a statement claiming that pele rather than lionel messi still holds the record for most goals scored for one club. A prolific goalscorer and creative playmaker messi holds the records for most goals in la liga 455 a la liga and european league season 50 most hat tricks in la liga 36 and the uefa champions league 8 and most assists in la liga 185 a la liga and european league season 21 and the copa américa 12.
La liga s all time top goalscorer is barcelona s lionel messi who also holds the record for most goals scored in a season with 91 goals in the 2011 12 season.
Lionel messi la liga goal record. Hold on stop the presses recall the budweiser. Lionel messi s form analysis. Barcelona attacker lionel messi broke la liga s long standing goal scoring record with a hat trick against sevilla on saturday.
This attacking performance currently places them at 5th out of 382 for la liga players who ve played at least 3 matches. Messi struck his 644th goal for barca one more than brazil legend pele scored for santos in the 65th minute of a routine win for ronald koeman s side who are fifth in la liga after the win and eight points behind leaders atletico. Lionel messi wrote a fresh chapter in the la liga history books as the barcelona captain set another record in his side s catalan derby clash a 4 0 win away to espanyol.
Lionel messi became the first player in la liga history to score 20 and assist 20 goals or more in the same season when he teed up arturo vidal for barcelona s opener against real valladolid on. Messi is also the only player ever to win the top scorer s award in seven seasons. The prolific argentinian took his tally of spanish top flight goals.
Argentinian footballer lionel messi regarded by many as one of the greatest players of all time has received six ballon d or awards the most for any football player as well as the 2009 fifa world player of the year and 2019 the best fifa men s player messi holds the record for most goals in la liga 455 the supercopa de españa 14 the uefa super cup 3 and is the player with the most. Messi opened the scoring. Athletic bilbao s telmo zarra who was the competition s all time top scorer until 2014 won the top scorer s award in six seasons.
Lionel messi is a forward who has appeared in 17 matches this season in la liga playing a total of 1459 minutes lionel messi scores an average of 0 68 goals for every 90 minutes that the player is on the pitch.