The striker has beaten his own scoring record, reaching the figure of 48 goals in a season. Leo Messi is currently the top scorer in all competitions.
Leo Messi scored his 48th goal of the 2010/11 season against the same team that he made his debut
in the Champions League, Shakhtar Donetsk. With this goal the Argentine striker broke the record
for goals by a Barça player in one season, that was in possession of himself (09/10) and the
Brazilian Ronaldo (96/97), with 47 goals in total. In addition, Messi still has at least ten games
to continue breaking records.
Leads all the rankings
Messi has this record, but he can also become the top scorer in all
competitions he has played in this season. For now, he tops the list of scorers in the Champions
League with 9 goals, in the Spanish League, with 29, and also the Spanish Cup, with 7, and he also
scored 3 in the Spanish Super Cup. At this point of the season Leo Messi leads every list of top
scorers and is on his way to breaking all scoring records.
175 official goals
With goal number 48, Leo Messi now has 175 in official matches. Messi has scored 117 League
goals, 34 in the Champions League, 17 in the Spanish Cup, 5 in the Spanish Super Cup and 2 in the
World Club Championship. The Argentinian player has scored 96 goals in the Camp Nou, 75 away from
home, and 4 at neutral grounds.