Leo Messi, celebrating a goal with the Barça against the Alavés


Messi sentences to the Alavés and arrives to the 50 goals by ninth year

Published:21/12/2019 - 17:43h

Updated:21/12/2019 - 19:46h

Just after a controversial action between Umtiti and Wakaso, appeared Leo Messi to put the sentence to the Barcelona-Alavés with a great goal from out of the area, that allows him arrive to the 50 targets this season

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The FC Barcelona was beginning to suffer of the beautiful against the Alavés to the start of the second half, but this stage of uncertainty lasted until it appeared Leo Messi. Justo after a controversial action between Umtiti and Wakaso, that decided with yellow for each one, Messi took advantage of the momentary disconnection of the Alavés to mark the third goal of the party.

"Messi is Maradona each day", even said Valdano to define the brilliance of Messi, and did not be him reason. The '10' received a balloon in the frontal of the area and, surrounded of contrary players, took out of the basket one of these shots that already have seen many times, but that no thus it leaves to marvel us. 'The Flea' put the balloon where wanted to, taking out cobwebs and surprising to the guardameta rival.

With this target, attained to arrive to the 50 targets in the year 2019 by ninth year in his professional career, figures of another planet that add his goals with the FC Barcelona and the selection of Argentina. The rosarino has arrived to this quantity of goals all the years from 2010 and to exception of 2013, year in which it remained with 45 after suffering a hard injury.

Like this then , the Argentinian carries six consecutive years reaching the 50 goals or more in a natural year. His goal of this Saturday was of vital importance, since it cut of root the green shoots of the Alavés and broke his hopes of traced back in the Camp Nou, ensuring the victory and three points more than serve to keep the leadership in LaLiga Santander 2019-20 a day more.

And now who stops to Messi?

Pichichi In solitary of the League with 13 goals, waiting for that Benzema play this Sunday the Real Madrid-Athletic, Leo Messi follows showing his ambition this season 2019-20 and redeems , partly, after his toneless performance in the Classical of the Wednesday against the Real Madrid (0-0). The statistical goleadora of the Argentinian star wins importance taking into account that it lost the first compasses of the championship by fault of an injury.

It did not achieve to dress of short until the day 5, in the defeat by 2-0 in Granada. Messi had to expect to the day 8 to see goal, in definite, and like this initiate a traced back scorer that has carried him to lead the 'Pichichi' and leave in evidence to the rest of forwards of LaLiga. In the 11 parties that has contested, the Argentinian star has transformed 13 targets, figures that put of relief his big state of form.

In the chapter of assistances, Leo Messi shares besides the leadership of the table with Luis Suárez: 6 passes of goal for each one, some of them mutual. Now it will touch to rest and enjoy of the holidays of Navidad. But when Messi return of the parties at the beginning of January, with the loaded batteries, the rivals will have to invent new strategies to try brake him.

A brilliant decade of the best of the world

  • 2010: 60 goals (58 with the Barça and 2 with Argentina).
  • 2011: 59 goals (55 with the Barça and 4 with Argentina).
  • 2012: 91 goals (79 with the Barça and 12 with Argentina).
  • 2013: 45 goals (39 with the Barça and 6 with Argentina).
  • 2014: 58 goals (50 with the Barça and 8 with Argentina).
  • 2015: 52 goals (48 with the Barça and 4 with Argentina).
  • 2016: 59 goals (51 with the Barça and 8 with Argentina).
  • 2017: 54 goals (50 with the Barça and 4 with Argentina).
  • 2018: 51 goals (47 with the Barça and 4 with Argentina).
  • 2019: 50 goals (45 with the Barça and 5 with Argentina).

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