5. Season 2010/11 – 53 goals
Lionel Messi had over 50 goals in all competitions for the first time in the 2010/11 season. The Argentine superstar became Barcelona’s record scorer in a season and the first player in the history of the Spanish National Championship to score 50 goals/season.
Barca’s number 10 ended La Liga 2010/11 with 31 goals and 18 assists, helping the host club win its third consecutive championship. Messi is the highest scorer in Europe with 12 goals, helping the Catalan team win the Champions League. He scored two goals in the semi-final win over Real Madrid and another in the final, defeating Manchester United at Wembley.
4. Season 2016/17 – 54 goals
Messi scored 54 goals in all competitions for Barcelona in the 2016/17 season, although his 37 goals in La Liga were not enough to take the Catalan team to the title. However, Messi’s return helped the Argentine win the Pichichi Trophy as La Liga’s top scorer for the fourth time. M10 kept an eight-goal gap with teammate Luis Suarez, while Cristiano Ronaldo (25 goals) only ranked 3rd.
With 37 goals, Messi won the European Golden Shoe, beating Sporting Lisbon striker Bas Dost and Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to win the title. This is the 4th award in his career.
Messi’s season highlights include a hat-trick in the Champions League against Manchester City and two goals – including an injury-time strike – in the win over Real Madrid. The second goal against “Los Blancos” was Messi’s 500th goal in a Barcelona shirt.
3. Season 2014/15 – 58 goals
Luis Enrique’s team won a continental treble in the 2014/15 season, while Barcelona’s famous “MSN” attack of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar maintained the status of conquerors. In total, this trio has scored 122 goals in all competitions, with Messi leading the way with 58 goals.
Messi has surpassed the 40-goal mark for the third time in La Liga. He scored 43 goals in just 38 matches for Enrique’s team. In November 2014, the Argenina international became La Liga’s all-time top scorer after scoring a hat-trick against Sevilla, surpassing Telmo Zarra’s 59-year record.
Messi’s most memorable goal of the season came in the Copa del Rey final. The Argentinian player beat four Athletic Bilbao defenders in a solo shot from midfield and then easily took out the opponent’s goalkeeper.
2. Season 2012/13 – 60 goals
Messi has twice exceeded the 60-goal mark in a season, including success in the 2012/13 season. At that time, Barcelona was in the first year of the post-Pep Guardiola era and won the La Liga championship with a record of 100 points.
Messi closed La Liga with 46 goals for Barcelona. The striker born in 1987 surpassed Cesar Rodriguez to become the player who scored the most goals for Barcelona in La Liga.
Not to mention, the M10 broke the 40-year-old record of former Bayern Munich striker Gerd Muller for the number of goals scored in a calendar year. Messi ended 2012 with a record of 91 goals in all competitions for Barcelona and Argentina.
1. Season 2011/12 – 73 goals
2011/12 was the highest season in Lionel Messi’s career. Messi broke the record of 50 goals after only 37 appearances in La Liga and reached 73 goals in all competitions, breaking Gerd Muller’s other record of the player scoring the most goals in a season in football history. play European clubs.
Despite Messi’s destructive form, Barcelona still lost the La Liga championship to Real Madrid. The Catalan team also lost in the Champions League semi-finals. The consolation for “Blaugrana” is the victories in Copa del Rey, Spanish Super Cup, UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup.
Minh Duc | 10:03 December 29, 2023