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20 special Messi records in 20 years with Barca (Part 1)

Lionel Messi arrived in Barcelona on September 17, 2000. Since then, in the past 20 years, he has broken nearly every record in football.

Twenty years have passed since Lionel Messi started arriving in Barcelona. Here are 20 milestones he achieved in the Catalan club shirt.

Player with the most titles in Barca history

Messi’s cupboard had 34 trophies with Barcelona. The closest person to him in this respect is Andres Iniesta with 32 different championships.

Barca’s all-time best scorer

Cesar Rodriguez used to be Barca’s good gunman with 232 goals in official matches. His record stood for more than half a century, until Messi caught up on March 20, 2012 with a hat trick against Granada. Eight years later, Messi nearly tripled this number with 634 goals and hasn’t stopped.

La Liga’s all-time top scorer

On November 22, 2014, Messi overcame Telmo Zarra (Bilbao, 1940-55) to become the tournament’s top scorer. He did that with a hat-trick against Sevilla, bringing the record to 253 goals (in 289 games).

La Liga’s top hat-trick

In La Liga history, he had scored more hat-tricks than any other. The last time was in the 5-2 victory over Mallorca on December 7, 2019. Messi has 35 hat-tricks and surpasses Cristiano Ronaldo (34).

Most Golden Ball Awards

Messi’s record of winning the Ballon d’Or in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2019 is unmatched in world football. He is also the youngest player to win three times, is the only player to win four times in a row and the player with the longest time from first to last (2009 and 2019).

Top scorer in a La Liga season

In the 2011/12 season, La Pulga scored 50 goals in La Liga, the highest number for any player in Spain’s highest division.

Won 7 Pichichi Awards

Messi also won more Pichichi Awards than anyone else. Last season was his 7th after overtaking Telmo Zarra.

Won the most Golden Shoes

Barça’s star scored the most goals in 5 major European leagues in the seasons 2009/10, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19.

Scored against the most La Liga teams

Messi has scored against 37 teams in La Liga in his career. No one else can boast such a figure in Spanish football.

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Why MU and Solskjaer are slow in the transfer market?

Why are rumors about MU’s transfer so many, but the team has not officially signed a new contract so far?

MU fans’ fears are growing because it has entered the fourth week since the end of last season. The reason is that “Red Devils” have not added any new contracts while the rest of the Big 6 clubs already have rookies.

Although finishing in third place last season, almost everyone knows MU needs to improve the team to compete to keep the rank, not to mention the championship race. The Old Trafford team owned a lot of rumors since the football was suspended because of Covid-19 and until now, all are just rumors.

Solskjaer is considered “cool hand” in the transfer issue when the players he brought in quickly integrate and play well. However, MU’s audience is starting to feel “bored to the neck” with the rumors and do not understand why the club he loves is so “slow”.

In fact, if you consider it carefully, the answer is right before your eyes. The first is the financial issue. MU has been a team that has been “self-made and self-eaten” for many years, although on behalf of the Glazers, the club owns the club. The Covid-19 translation has caused MU a lot of damage in the business. Declining revenue means that it is necessary to be careful in spending money.

Remember, Chelsea – the most active team in the transfer market this summer has a boss who loves money and loves football, likewise Man City. MU’s situation is a bit similar to Liverpool, except that the Anfield team started three years earlier when Jurgen Klopp joined this team.

Second, MU is being pressed for price in every deal that wants to be negotiated. Even Jack Grealish, a player with only 8 goals and 6 assists in the 2019/20 Premier League, was also “screamed” up to 80 million pounds. An unreasonable price and difficult to accept, likewise the case of Jadon Sacho (Dortmund).

If the “Red Devils” accept that price, they will have to suffer “chain reaction” for the next deal. At that time, money tons is not enough. Not only was the price pressed, but MU also became a price for people to raise. Any player has rumors related to the Old Trafford team is worth skyrocketing. This makes rumors about MU a lot, but in fact, the amount of true valuable news is not much.

Unlike previous seasons, this year’s transfer window has not ended yet. Will Solskjaer and Ed Woodward, who are mainly responsible for buying players, solve the above-mentioned problems so that the team can have 2-3 new recruits in time?

According to the latest information, MU is about to successfully recruit Donny Van De Beek from Ajax for £ 40 million. It is considered a quality contract but it is not enough when “Red Devils” need at least 1 defender and a striker.

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Who would Thiago Silva be the perfect partner for at Chelsea?

Chelsea has officially completed a free transfer with Thiago Silva. This veteran midfielder promises to be the perfect partner for many other players.

Thiago Silva will turn 36 next month but is expected to be an important factor in helping Chelsea have a more solid defense for the upcoming campaign.

With a dense schedule, Silva did not start every match, but will appear in important matches. So who can be your main partner?

1. Kurt Zouma

Towards the end of the season, Kurt Zouma emerged as Chelsea’s strongest midfielder with some good performances. However, the 25-year-old has to compete fiercely for a regular starting position.

If you maintain a stable performance, Zouma will be a great partner for Thiago Silva, combining youth and experience.

2. Antonio Rudiger

The Germany international admits he hasn’t had the best season yet and wants to improve in the upcoming campaign.

When at his best, Rudiger remained the top center-back, but now he has to rebuild a new partnership.

3. Andreas Christensen

Christensen went through an erratic campaign with Chelsea. He collaborated with Rudiger but was always uncertain in the backline.

Christensen has a contract until 2022 and it is not clear whether the defender will continue to stay at Stamford Bridge.

4. Fikayo Tomori

After the start of the season, Tomori’s playing time gradually decreased. The 22-year-old has only played once since the beginning of 2020 in the Premier League with another performance in the FA Cup.

Everton is monitoring the situation and may make an offer to buy Tomori when Silva joins the Blues.

5. Ethan Ampadu

The 19-year-old has been an interesting prospect on loan at RB Leipzig last season. However, things did not go well because he only had 3 substitution appearances in the Bundesliga, plus 3 matches in the Champions League.

Ampadu wants to win a position at Chelsea but does not rule out the possibility that he will be on loan again.

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Barca leads the list of the oldest team in the quarter-finals of the Champions League

Barcelona have the oldest squad of the eight clubs reaching the quarter-finals of the Champions League this season with an average age of nearly 30.

Barca has the oldest squad in the Champions League quarter-finals with an average age of 29.6. Compared to the last time they won the Champions League in 2015, their current squad is 3 years older.

Even today, Barca’s squad still has 7 main players in the 2014/15 Champions League final and most of them still play the main role of the team. They are Messi, Suarez, Rakitic, Busquets, Pique, Alba and Ter Stegen.

Compared to the quarter-final opponent, Bayern Munich, the Barca team is 2 years older. Not only that, but the prolonged season due to the effects of the Covid-19 epidemic also made the players more physically worn out because they had to play many games in a short time.

But because the Bundesliga returned from the epidemic earlier than La Liga, Bayern Munich got more leave than Barca before the return of the Champions League. The German club retired from July 5, while the opponent had to wait until July 19 to play the last match in La Liga.

Not to mention, Barca also had to go through life and death with Napoli at the end of last week. Meanwhile, Bayern have only had a light match with Chelsea. Therefore, Bayern will have a physical advantage if the match with Barca is extended to extra time.

As a result, Bayern Munich has only the fourth oldest squad in the quarterfinals of the Champions League, behind Barca, Man City and PSG. In contrast, the two recruits Atalanta and RB Leipzig have the youngest average age, only about 25 years old.

The average age of clubs participating in the quarter-finals of the Champions League 2019/20

1. Barca – 29.6 years old

2. Man City – 28.4 years old

3. PSG – 28.1 years old

4. Bayern Munich – 27.3 years old

5. Atletico Madrid – 26.4 years old

6. Lyon – 25.4 years old

7. Atalanta – 25.3 years old

8. RB Leipzig – 24.6 years old

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About soccer star Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Zlatan Ibrahimovic rose from a difficult adulthood to become one of the most famous professional football stars. 

He has played for clubs in Sweden, the Netherlands, Italy, England, Spain, and won many titles as well as scored many goals to help his teams compete when winning up to 8 titles. One of the most extreme figures in modern football, Ibrahimovic released an autobiography that later became the best-selling book of 2011.

Childhood

Soccer player Zlatan Ibrahimovic was born on October 3, 1981 in Malmö, Sweden, into a family with a Bosnian father and a Croatian mother. His parents divorced when Ibrahimovic was only 2. He had to go through a difficult childhood in Rosengård district. He soon became a tall athlete, agile and showing talent in football.

Career

Ibrahimovic first debuted as a professional player for Malmö FF in 1999. Here, Ibrahimovic helped the club in the second division to leapfrog to play the first division in the following season. The striker then signed with the famous Dutch club AFC Ajax and had the opportunity to hone his skills here. He also made an important contribution to the squad that won two championships. From here, Ibrahimovic also started to be known as a very hot-tempered player.

After four years with Ajax, Ibrahimovic moved to Juventus FC and helped the Italian club win two Serie A titles. arrange match results in the details related to the infamous Calciopoli scandal at the time. Ibrahimovic was forced to move to Inter Milan. The success the striker earned here is even more resounding. Same club, Ibrahimovic won 3 Serie A titles in a row and the title of player with the most goals in the 2009 season.

Moved by FC Barcelona to Juventus in exchange for Samuel Eto’o in the 2009 season, Ibrahimovic continues to play the leading role in the most successful club in Spain, aiming to win the championship and win the Super Cup. He was at odds with manager Pep Guardiola and spent the next season playing for AC Milan on loan. The Italian club then bought his contract for the 2011-2012 season and at AC Milan, Ibrahimovic won the second MVP title.

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After moving to Paris Saint-Germain in the 2012 season, the veteran striker proved that he still has a lot to offer by winning the third scoring goal with 30 goals in his career, helping the club win the title. First Ligue 1 brand after 19 years of waiting.

Moving to Manchester United in the 2016 season, Ibrahimovic helped the English club win the 2017 UEFA Europa League Final. He returned the following season, but didn’t play any game due to a knee injury. end of December.

In March 2018, MU confirmed the termination of the veteran’s contract, allowing him to continue his career at LA Galaxy in the US. Ibrahimovic then announced on Instagram: “Great things come to an end. It’s time to move on after two fantastic seasons with Manchester United. Thank you to the club, to all of you, fans, the whole team, the coaching staff, the staff and everyone who shared with me this precious time”.

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Who are the 5 goalkeepers who can replace De Gea at MU?

David de Gea has made serious mistakes and MU can look for a new goalkeeper with five names mentioned by the British press.

Dean Henderson – Sheffield United

Dean Henderson performed well during his loan spell at Sheffield United, kept 13 clean sheets and conceded 30 goals in 35 matches. Coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer also promised to let Henderson start for MU in the future.

However, Man Utd fans were too disappointed with De Gea’s performance and wanted Solskjaer to bring Henderson to MU as soon as possible. But Henderson also claimed that he only returned to MU if he was awarded the main catch.

Jan Oblak – Atletico Madrid

Oblak is considered by many to be one of the best goalkeepers of the past few years and he has maintained his excellent form this season. The Slovenian goalkeeper kept 17 clean sheets and conceded only 27 goals in 38 matches in La Liga.

Currently, Chelsea want to negotiate with Atletico Madrid in exchange for Kepa Arrizabalaga for Oblak.

Gianluigi Donnarumma – AC Milan

Donnarumma is one of the best young goalkeepers today. Although only 21 years old, Donnarumma played more than 200 matches for the first team AC Milan. Not only that, he also started the team for Italy.

This season, Donnarumma has 32 games in Serie A and kept a clean sheet 12 times. Milan is seeking to extend the contract with the “new Buffon” of Italian football.

Andre Onana – Ajax

Onana began to impress when shining in the Champions League 2018/19 Cup helped Ajax reach the semi-finals. However, the form of the Cameroon keeper has declined this season, only 8 times kept clean sheets in 24 matches in the Dutch championship.

Even so, Onana’s transfer fee is cheaper than other colleagues, only about 26 million pounds.

Unai Simon – Athletic Bilbao

Not as famous as his peers, Unai Simon has been very good in La Liga this season, receiving only 29 goals and keeping 13 clean sheets. He is also the goalkeeper who has made the third most number of saves in the Spanish championship, only inferior to Oblak and Thibaut Courtois.

As an emerging star, Simon is quite cheap, only about 15 million pounds.

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European Golden Shoe 2020: A fascinating race

Ranking of the latest European Golden Shoe 2020. Update the race list for the very attractive European Golden Shoe.

The European Golden Shoe is the award for the player who scores the most goals in the UEFA league system. 

After a double against Dusseldorf a few days ago, Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski climbed to the top of the European Golden Shoe 2020. The Polish striker has a total of 29 goals, equivalent to 58 points.

However, the gap between Lewandowski and second-best striker – Ciro Immobile is quite tight. Before Serie A stopped playing because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Lazio striker had 27 goals (54 points). 

Because Serie A has just gone to round 26, Immobile has 12 games to compete with Lewandowski (Bundesliga has 5 rounds). In other words, despite being a Polish striker, Immobile is a good candidate for the title of European Golden Shoe 2020.

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Third in the league table of goals in European leagues is RB Leipzig’s Timo Werner with 25 goals (50 points). Next is Erling Haaland, the famous striker in recent years. In two colors of Salzburg and Dortmund, Haaland has 24 times to net the opponent (44 points).

After a period of the silence of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi began to return strong. With 21 goals (42 points), Ronaldo rose to fifth place, while Messi stood behind with 2 fewer goals (38 points).

BXH European Golden Shoe 

TTFootball playerclubGoalCoefficientPoint
firstRobert LewandowskiBayern Munich29258
2Ciro ImmobileLazio27254
3Timo WernerRB Leipzig25250
4Erling HaalandSalzburg / Dortmund2616 x 1.5 10 x 244
5Cristiano RonaldoJuventus21242
6Lionel MessiBarca19238
6Jamie VardyLeicester City19238
7Kylian MbappePSG18236
7Wissam Ben Yedder Monaco18236
8Pierre-Emerick AubameyangArsenal17234
8Romelu LukakuInter Milan17234
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How has Ronaldo played a decisive role in the last 17 games?

Cristiano Ronaldo has proved his decisive role for Juventus by making a mark in the last 17 consecutive matches in Serie A.

From December 1, 2019, except for the match against Brescia not convened due to technical options, Cristiano Ronaldo regularly participates directly in the goals of Juventus. 

In the last 17 matches in Serie A, Ronaldo always scored at least one goal or assist. Even in the confrontation with Cagliari on 6/1/2020, in addition to setting up a hat-trick, he also has an assist. 

Clearly, above all controversy, Ronaldo still knows how to prove his worth as a way to help Juventus get closer to the Scudetto.

This season, Ronaldo won himself, meaning he surpassed 28 goals in all competitions of the previous campaign. The double doubling in the match against Milan helped CR7 reach the 30-goal mark, something he has done in 10 of the last 11 seasons.

In fact, with Allegri on the training bench, only last season Ronaldo did not achieve at least 30 goals. In the 2014/15 season, he had the best record of 61 goals, surpassing the personal record of 60 goals in the 2011/12 season.

30 goals is an extraordinary achievement for a player who is 35 years old and is pursuing the European Golden Boot race as well as Serie A top scorer.

Ronaldo’s last 17 matches in Serie A:

Sassuolo: Draw 2-2 from the penalty spot

Lazio: Open the score in the 1-3 loss

Udinese: Scored the first 2 goals in a 3-1 win

Sampdoria: Fix the score 2-1

Cagliari: Making hat-tricks and assists for Higuain

Roma: Raising the score to 2-0 from the penalty spot

Parma: Making a brace in a 2-1 victory

Napoli: Scored in the 90th minute in a 1-2 defeat

Fiorentina: Set up a double with a penalty in a 3-0 win

Verona: Open the score in the 1-2 loss

Spal: Open the score in a 2-1 victory

Inter: Assists for Ramsey to score the first goal

Bologna: Open the score on penalties

Lecce: An assist for Dybala opened the scoring and scored the second goal with a penalty

Genoa: Scored second in a 3-1 victory

Torino: Assists for Cuadrado scored the second and third goal

Milan: Scored second in a 2-4 defeat

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What are the special terms of Messi’s “super contract” with Barca?

Barca and Messi have begun to negotiate on a new contract, which the Spanish press believes special provisions exist.

Lionel Messi, through his father Jorge Messi, has negotiated with Barcelona over a new deal that will last until 2023, when the current deal will end in 2021.

Barca’s offer to Messi was actually a “super deal”, because in a football era under the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Argentinian striker was still guaranteed the incentives to have one no two.

Specifically, Messi continues to receive a pre-tax salary of about 100 million euros a year (L’Equipe newspaper in February revealed Messi received 8.3 million euros per month).

According to the Spanish press, Messi is guaranteed to receive a large bonus for playing more than 60% of the matches every season as well as winning trophies with Barca, in which the reward will be more generous if winning the Champions League. League.

In addition, Barcelona can offer a “bonus extension” to Messi on the condition that no annual salary increase. This is a fixed amount that clubs usually pay (once) to players who agree to an extension after entering the final year of the contract. 

The extension bonus is usually a significant sum, as it is a compensation for a decision not to follow another offer that may be higher than the current club. For example, nearly two months ago, Neymar rejected an extension from PSG of up to 100 million euros.

Moreover, the new binding between Barcelona and Messi will include a special provision at the end of each season, similar to the previous Andres Iniesta. 

Accordingly, Messi can evaluate at the end of each season whether to continue with Barca or not, as long as not transferred to a club in Spain or the same tournament in Europe. Iniesta chose to play his final years at Vissel Kobe in Japan.

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Messi will surpass Xavi’s records with Barca in 2021

Messi is expected to surpass the two records Xavi holds at Barca in 2021, including playing the most games in La Liga and the most matches with the club.

Xavi Hernandez still holds two records in Barcelona, ​​but the chances of being surpassed by Lionel Messi are increasing and will most likely occur in 2021.

The first record that Messi is most easily broken is the Barca player with the most games in La Liga. He just had his 475 match against Mallorca, only 30 goals away from the legendary midfielder (505). Andoni Zubizarreta has led with 622 matches but only 301 matches with Barca.

If adding 10 games from now to the end of the season, Messi will reach 485 games, but the record above 20 appearances. That is the number that he will easily surpass next season.

Another record is in the hands of the Argentine superstar but it takes longer than the player with the most matches in Barcelona history.

Currently, Messi has played 718 matches so he can finish the season with at least 729 matches (10 in La Liga and 1 in the C1 Cup). He needs 39 more games to surpass Xavi, the leader in history with 767 matches.

If nothing changes, it seems that these two records will be surpassed by Messi in 2021. Before that, the two milestones that he was willing to set as a monopoly on the record for La Liga top scorer (Pichichi) while having 6 like Telmo Zarra and the most goalscorer for a club

Messi now has 628 goals, meaning only need 15 more to overcome Pele (643) with Santos in Brazil. After nearly 5 decades, La Pulga became the player who came very close to changing the owner of this admirable achievement.