"Lion" Messi at it Again! - MnTrendsNews


Thursday, 28 December 2017

"Lion" Messi at it Again!

With 2017 drawing to a close, and with no more games on the schedule until the new year, the world’s best player can add yet another title to his panoply of personal honors—the top club goal scorer in the so-called ‘big five’ European Leagues across all competitions, fcbarcelona.com reports.

Messi scored 50 goals for Barça in 2017, the same number as Paris Saint Germain’s Edinson Cavani scored for PSG.
Here’s Messi’s 50-goal breakdown per competition:
40: La Liga
5: Copa del Rey
4: UEFA Champions League
1: Spanish Super Cup
Barça’s Luis Suárez tied for 9th with 32 goals for Barça in 2017.
Here’s a look at the top 10 club scorers across all competitions (Team - League, Country):
50 Leo Messi (Barça - La Liga, Spain)
50 Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint-Germain - Ligue 1, France)
49 Harry Kane (Tottenham - Premier League, England)
44 Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich - Bundesliga, Germany)
42 Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid - La Liga, Spain)
41 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Borussia Dortmund - Bundesliga, Germany)
39 Ciro Immobile (Lazio - Serie A, Italy)
34 Radamel Falcao (Monaco - Ligue 1, France)
32 Dries Mertens (Napoli - Serie A, Italy)
32 Edin Dzeko (Roma - Serie A, Italy)
32 Luis Suárez (Barça - La Liga, Spain)
32 Sergio ‘Kun’ Aguëro (Manchester City - Premier League, England)
32 Kylian Mbappé (Paris Saint-Germain - Ligue 1, France)

See Also: Cristiano Ronaldo Wins Big At The World Soccer Award
This is the second calendar year running that Messi has led Europe in club goals across all competitions. In 2016 he as well with 51 goals.

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