793 Goals, 7 Ballon d’Or, 1 World Cup: Messi is the Greatest Footballer of All Time
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Until now, many people were reluctant to consider Messi equal to Pele or Maradona. Their statement was that Messi could not win the World Cup for the country. This time he took home the elusive World Cup trophy. So this time, can Messi be named the world’s best footballer of all time?
For so long, he didn’t have a single trophy in his cabinet. Peled, this is why a lot of people put him behind Diego Maradona. But on Sunday night in Qatar, Lionel Messi also won the World Cup. Then comes the question, “Is Messi the best soccer player in the world?”
Lionel Messi scored a penalty in the 23rd minute of Sunday’s World Cup final between France and Qatar. Then, this prince of football almost made the second goal for Argentina. The French defense was broken up by two touches from below midfield. Then, Messi put Argentina back in front in the 108th minute. The captain of Argentina also scored from the spot kick.
Messi’s magic was only seen in the final, not at all. Messi won this World Cup. The rest came to that world to play. Messi had turned into an artist who painted whatever he wanted. There was nothing anyone could do about it. During this World Cup, he scored seven goals. During the World Cup, Messi scored a total of 13 goals. What is Argentina’s highest point?
Messi didn’t score a single goal in the World Cup’s knockout rounds, but he has now scored in the round of 16, quarter-finals, semi-finals, and final. He was the first player in the world to score goals in every phase of the game. He was at the head of the group. He gave himself a goal. Scored for the team. He did the best thing by winning the World Cup. Then, the question naturally comes up: Can Messi be called the best football player in the world’s history?
People didn’t think Messi was as good as Pele or Diego Maradona for a long time. Their claim was that Messi couldn’t help the country win the World Cup. The things that Pele and Maradona did. This time, Messi also won the FIFA World Cup trophy, which is hard to get. He could not do anything right. But many people say that there’s no need to argue about who is the best of all time or one of the best of all time. Instead, think about how lucky you are to live in Messi’s world.
Messi’s Collection of Awards
- Football World Cup: 1.
- Copa America: 1.
- Olympics: 1 gold.
- Ballon d’Or: 7.
- Champions League: 4.
- La Liga (Spain’s domestic league): 10.
- Ligue One (French domestic league): 1.
Messi’s Number of Goals
- Total Matches: 1,003
- Total goals: 793.
- World Cup Goals: 13 (highest for Argentina). Also had eight assists. Which is the highest since the 1966 World Cup.
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