Everyone knows about the ability of Lionel Messi. Even the most casual of football fans will be able to tell you how good a player he is, and how he can't fail to score goals.
Along with his astonishing strike rate, he seemingly sets new records every time he sets foot on the pitch.
The brilliant Argentine will no doubt continue to do so for the rest of his career—surpassing the achievements of those before him, legends of the game and some you've never heard of.
There are some statistics that we hear repeatedly and others that are rarely mentioned. This is a list detailing the latter.