The Blaugranas were in sterling form as they thrashed the home team of Deportivo Alaves 5-0. It was an evening not to be soon forgotten as Captain Messi made history once again becoming the first and only player to break 5 records in a single match.
The talisman had been under criticism recently for his inability to secure the league title for Barcelona but he showed us once again why he is the best player in the world. He scored twice and assisted once to help his side secured a much deserved victory in their final game of the league season. His performance earned him an honor that no footballer has ever tasted as he becomes the only player to create five records in a single match.
Here are the records:
The first and only player to reach the official 1000 club for goal contribution.
Goals – 703
Assist – 298
The first player to score 25+ league goals in 11 consecutive seasons.
The player with the record of most assist in a league season in the top 5 leagues
Premier league – Thierry Henry – 20 assists
La liga – Leo Messi – 21 assists
Bundesliga – Mueller – 21 assists
Ligue 1 – Di Maria – 18 assists
Serie A – Papu Gomez – 16 assists
The first and only player to win the la liga top scorer award 7 times.
The player with the most assists in la liga season.