Messi Reaches a Ballon d'Or Every 120 Matches

Messi Reaches a Ballon d'Or Every 120 Matches

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The record of five Ballon d'Or is one of them - Since his debut on October 16, 2004, at the age of 17 years three months and 22 days, Lionel Messi has so far played 600 matches in all official competitions with Barcelona. During that time, the Argentine star has scored more than 500 goals for the Blaugrana.

An important pillar in the era of coach Josep Guardiola (2008-2012), Messi has also won dozens of titles with the Catalan giants.

From the aspect of the invited, Messi has also won numerous awards during uniformed Barcelona. The record of five Ballon d'Or is one of them.

If averaged, means Messi snatch one Ballon d'Or every 120 matches.
Barcelona host Sevilla at Camp Nou on the 11th June of La Liga 2017/18, Sunday (05/11). Ernesto Valverde's men won 2-1, where their two goals were boosted by Paco Alcacer.

In this fight, Messi playing 600th appearance for Barcelona. He is the 3rd Barcelona player with 600 appearances in all competitions after Xavi (767) and Andres Iniesta (643).

Messi also overtook former captain Carles Puyol as a Barcelona player with the third most number of appearances in the league. For this one too, Messi (393) is back behind Xavi (505) and Iniesta (421).

Summarized from the official site of Barcelona and some other statistical sources, here are some other facts behind Messi's milestone.
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Appearance: 600
Winning: 426
Balance: 105
Lost: 69
Goal: 523
Assist: 197.


La Liga: 393
Champions League: 119
Copa del Rey: 62
Supercopa de Espana: 17
Fifa Club World Cup: 5
European Super Cup: 4.
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Of the 600 appearances, 219 in live Messi in coaching era Josep Guardiola. The amount is more than other Barcelona coaches.

Under the coaching of Ernesto Valverde, who handled Barcelona this season, Messi has played 17 matches in all competitions.
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The above mentioned that Messi played 50 matches for Tito Vilanova. That number is more precisely 43. Seven other games in that era were played by Messi with Jordi Roura, caretaker Barcelona when Vilanova had to undergo cancer surgery (which later claimed his life on April 25, 2014).

The number of appearances and goals Messi based Barcelona coach

Frank Rijkaard: 110 appearances, 42 goals
Josep Guardiola: 219 appearances, 211 goals
Tito Vilanova: 43 appearances, 50 goals
Jordi Roura: 7 appearances, 10 goals
Gerardo Martino: 46 appearances, 41 goals
Luis Enrique: 158 appearances, 153 goals
Ernesto Valverde: 17 appearances, 16 goals.
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Messi played his first 23 matches with Barcelona's first team with 30 backs (2004-2006). He then played 87 matches with jersey number 19 (2006-2008).

After Ronaldinho left, Messi inherited the number 10. Since the 2008/09 season, the number 10 Barcelona was so very identical to him.
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Of all the opposing clubs, most often faced by Messi is Real Madrid. So far, Messi has played 36 matches in El Clasico against arch-rivals Barcelona.
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With Andres Iniesta, Messi has won 30 titles in Barcelona. These two players are the top winners in the history of Barcelona.

Messi champion title in Barcelona

La Liga (8): 2004/05, 2005/06, 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2012/13, 2014/15, 2015/16
Copa del Rey (5): 2008/09, 2011/12, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17
Supercopa de Espana (7): 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2016
Champions League (4): 2005/06, 2008/09, 2010/11, 2014/15
European Super Cup (3): 2009, 2011, 2015
FIFA Club World Cup (3): 2009, 2011, 2015.

Five Ballon d'Or has been achieved Messi during a Barcelona player. Five prestigious awards that he achieved in the edition of 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2015.

Four European Gold Shoes also he achieved in 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2017.

Messi is currently Barcelona's top goal holder, most goals in El Clasico, also the most goals in La Liga history. That's not all. There are still other records.

Naturally, if many who consider Messi as one of the best players in the history of football. If anything is lacking, maybe it's a World Cup title with Argentina.

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