The shot that hit Strasbourg this morning (May 28) helped Messi surpass Ronaldo’s achievement with 1 more goal (496 compared to 495). Previously, Messi had scored 474 goals for Barca in La Liga and 22 goals for PSG in Ligue 1. CR7 temporarily could not chase his Argentine colleague because he was playing in Asia with Al Nassr.
Not stopping there, if including the 2022/23 Ligue 1 championship, Messi also becomes the player with the most titles in the history of football, equal to his old friend Dani Alves (with 43 titles).
Messi’s trophy collection includes 1 World Cup, 1 Copa America, 1 Finalissima, 1 U20 World Cup, 1 Olympic gold, 10 La Liga, 7 Copa del Rey, 8 Spanish Super Cups, 4 Champions Leagues, 3 FIFA Club World Cup, 3 European Super Cups, 2 Ligue 1, 1 French Super Cup.
Messi has a bumper 2022/23 season with titles. Collectively, “El Pulga” won the World Cup, Ligue 1, and the Intercontinental Super Cup (Finalissima). Personally, the superstar born in 1987 has the World Cup Golden Ball, FIFA’s Best Player of the Year, the Athlete of the Year award voted and awarded by Laureus.
Tuan Nguyen | 05:52 May 28, 2023