Messi Career Goals (2005-2023): All the statistics of the Argentine star throughout his entire career. From his beginnings at Barça, going through his participation with Argentina and his new team, Paris Saint-Germain. How Many Goals Has Messi Scored In His Career?
Lionel Messi is a legend of this sport. And not only because of his hundreds of goals but because of everything he has done and won. He has broken scoring records of all colors, being one of the top scorers in history. Leo is not only a goalscorer but he also assists in establishing himself as one of the best giving the last pass.
In his new stage with PSG, the Argentine ’10’ will have the chance to continue adding to his list of titles, individual awards, and goalscoring records.
How Many Goals Has Messi Scored In His Career?
TG: total goals | TA: total assists | M: matches | G/M: goals per match
Adding up all the records that Lionel Messi has accumulated throughout his career, he reaches a total of 793 goals in 1003 games played. He has a scoring average of 0.79 goals per game and is already among the top six scorers in the history of the sport.
Messi’s goals in the 2022/2023 season (PSG and Argentina)
It is the crucial season for Lionel Messi’s career. The Argentine aspires to surpass Dani Alves as the footballer who has won the most titles, being able to win: Ligue 1, the French Cup, the Champions League, and the World Cup. Of course, the World Cup is by far the most coveted trophy for the ’10’ that would elevate him almost without any to the historical throne of football.
TG: total goals | TA: total assists | M: matches | G/M: goals per match
|French Super Cup||1||0||1||1.00|
Messi’s goals in the 2021/2022 season
A new stage the Argentine star who has left the club of his life, FC Barcelona, to start a new adventure in Paris, more specifically with the PSG shirt. He will share a dressing room with Neymar, Di María, and Sergio Ramos among others to win the Champions League as well as continue adding goals, assists, and other titles to his record.
|French Super Cup||0||0||0|
Total goals with PSG (Paris Saint-Germain)
|French Super Cup||1||1||1.0|
The most relevant statistics of Lionel Messi with PSG will include games played, goals, and an average of the official competitions that the Argentine plays.
Goals with the FC Barcelona
|Copa del Rey||56||80|
|European Super Cup||3||4|
|Club World Cup||5||5|
Messi has played for FC Barcelona throughout his sports career. Raised in La Masía, the culé youth squad made his debut in the first team at just 16 years old and made his debut against José Mourinho‘s Porto in a friendly match on November 16, 2003. We review his numbers as a Barça player in different national and European competitions.
AVERAGE GOALS WITH FC BARCELONA: 0.86 goals/game.
Goals of Messi in LaLiga
The most played competition by the Argentine star by far. The 38 days of each season have made Lionel Messi become the top scorer in the Spanish league.
Barça’s ’10’ has been scoring goals since 2005, with a goalscoring average of over 0.9 goals/game and accumulating more than 450 goals in as many games. The second in the table is Cristiano Ronaldo who improves the average of the Argentine but accumulates fewer appearances in the competition.
Favorite victims: Which team has scored more goals?
Very few teams can say that they have not received the punishment of the flea in their own flesh. Only Murcia, Xérez, and Cádiz CF are saved from having conceded at least one goal from Messi. The rest (37 teams) have the seal of the Argentine.
Lionel Messi vs Diego Maradona Who is Better?
Those who have most accused the lethal left-handed (and right-handed, he hits it with both) of the flea is Sevilla, with 38 goals with an average of almost one goal per game. Then there would be Atlético de Madrid with 32, followed by Valencia CF, Athletic Club, and Real Madrid.
|5||Real Betis Football||26||1.08|
|6||real Madrid FC||26||0.58|
|7||Osasuna Athletic Club||25||1.14|
|8||Real Club Deportivo Espanyol||25||0.71|
|12||Royal Sports Club of La Coruña||20||1.18|
|15||Royal Sports Club Mallorca||16||1.14|
|19||Real Club Celta de Vigo||14||0.74|
Record of goals in a season in the Spanish league
The Rosario footballer also holds the record for goals in the same season, breaking Cristiano Ronaldo’s record (41) (see analysis of all his goals). As we have commented, the high competition with CR7 has made him improve year after year until leaving the La Liga goal record at 50.
- Best mark – 50 goals in LaLiga in the 2011/12 season
- Second best mark – 45 goals in LaLiga in the 2012/13 season
Copa del Rey and Spanish Super Cup
In the Copa del Rey, the striker’s goalscoring figures are from having achieved a total of 56 goals in 80 games played. Messi has managed to win up to 7 Copa del Rey, contributing not only goals to the cause. His play in the FC Barcelona organization chart is key for the attack to work.
Regarding the Spanish Super Cup (La Liga champion vs. Copa del Rey champion ) it has not fallen short either. The man from Rosario has managed to score a goal 14 times, having played up to 20 matches in the competition. Also, he has lifted the champion trophy 8 times.
Goals of Messi in the Champions League
The most demanding competition in the world is the Champions League. The best teams in Europe fight to decide who is the best in the old continent by facing the best players face to face. Leo Messi‘s scoring data in the Champions League is summarized in 121 goals spread over 151 games.
He is currently the second top scorer after Cristiano Ronaldo. His most important goal was the one he scored against Manchester United in the 2009 Champions League final, the season in which the historic ‘Sextet’ was achieved with Pep Guardiola.
Other performances are also remembered, such as the exhibition against Arsenal, scoring 4 goals, in addition to his match at the Santiago Bernabéu in the semifinals.
European Super Cup
The European Super Cup pits the winner of the Champions League against the winner of the Europa League. In this competition, the Argentinian star has managed to score a goal three times, having played four finals.
FIFA Club World Cup
In the FIFA Club World Cup Leo Messi has been able to score 5 goals in five games played.
Goals of Messi with the Argentina Selection
|South American Qualifiers||28||60|
Lionel Messi’s goalscoring figures with Argentina are not the same as with Barça. The difference in squad and styles make the footballer shine less with the Albiceleste, despite the fact that he has managed to win the 2021 Copa América and the 2022 Finalissima. On the horizon is the 2022 World Cup.
AVERAGE GOALS WITH ARGENTINE SELECTION: 0.56 goals/game.
Other scoring records and data
In addition to reviewing Leo’s historical career, we add some curiosities in the form of statistics that enhance the figure of ’10’.
Both with FC Barcelona and with the Argentine National Team, he has scored goals of all colors. His first goal with the Catalan team would come on May 1, 2005, against Albacete in a La Liga match. Since then, he has not stopped scoring until he became the top scorer in the Spanish league, beating myths like Telmo Zarra, Raúl González, or Hugo Sánchez.
But he has not only scored goals in the national championship, but he has also done so with his national team and in tournaments such as the Champions League, the FIFA Club World Cup, and the European Super Cup. His battle with Cristiano Ronaldo has marked a before and after in modern football, becoming the most spectacular duel in football history.
The Argentine star only needs to win a World Cup to be considered the best player in history after winning the 2021 Copa América.
How many goals have you scored from free kicks?
Rosario’s star has managed to transform a total of 58 fouls, being one of the top scorers in this discipline.
How many goals has Messi scored from penalties?
Lionel Messi has managed to score a total of 103 goals from the penalty spot, which corresponds to 13.33% of his total.
How many goals passes/assists have the ’10’ given?
Assists are a fundamental part of scoring a goal. In the case of the ‘Flea’, he not only scores goals but also leaves them on a tray. Leo adds a total of 350 assists throughout his entire career. In fact, he is the top assistant in the history of football despite the fact that the data is only reliable from the 21st century.
How many hat tricks has Lionel Messi scored?
Lionel Messi has scored a total of 55 hat tricks throughout his career. In addition, he has managed to make six ‘pokers’ and two ‘re-pokers’, statistics that very few forwards have achieved.
|EQUIPMENT||HAT TRICKS (3)||POKER (4)||RE POKER (5)|
What is Messi record for goals in a match?
The record for goals in a single game was against Bayer Leverkusen in the Champions League: 5 goals. It happened in the 2011-12 season at Camp Nou ( voted one of the best stadiums in the world ), with a final result of (7-1).
Leo has also recently managed to score five goals for Argentina in a friendly match against Estonia (June 5, 2022).
What is your record for goals in a calendar year?
Messi’s goalscoring record in a single season is 91 goals in 61 games played. These data for the year 2012 include official matches with Barça and the Argentine National Team.
How many times have you won the Golden Boot? And the Ballon d’Or?
The striker’s scoring figures have allowed him to be considered the best footballer a good number of times. As Golden Boot he has been named up to six times, proclaiming himself the top continental scorer.
The culé youth squad has a total of 7 Ballon d’Ors, the player who has won this individual award the most times, ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo. In addition, he also won the Golden Boy in 2005, awarded by TuttoSport.
What do you think of Lionel Messi’s career? Do you think it can be summed up in his total goals from him or does his game transcend these statistics? W