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Now that we have looked through Messi's most recent milestones—and those on the horizon—here's a reminder of some of the incredible records he already holds, courtesy of messivsronaldo.net.
Messi holds the record for the most goals scored in a La Liga season (50) and the most hat-tricks scored in a season (8). He holds the world record for the most consecutive league matches scored in (21 matches; 33 goals) and in the process became the first player to score against every team in a league consecutively.
In Europe, he is Barcelona's highest scoring player ever (68 goals), he has the record for the most hat-tricks in a Champions League season (4), the most goals scored in the knockout phase (30) and the most goals scored in a single Champions League game (5).
Suffice to say, Lionel Messi is in the midst of an incredible career and time may one day prove that we are watching the greatest player of all time.
Long may his record-breaking streak continue...
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