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Lionel Messi leaves international football: Top 10 achievements

For the first time ever Lionel Messi missed a penalty shoot in his career and that too at a time when Argentina had to face dramatic loss against Chile in Copa America 2016 final. Here are top 10 achievements by the superstar footballer.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 27 June 2016, 12:11:52 PM
Lionel Messi leaves international football: Top 10 achievements

Lionel Messi leaves international football: Top 10 achievements

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For the first time ever Lionel Messi missed a penalty shoot in his career and that too at a time when Argentina had to face dramatic loss against Chile in Copa America 2016 final. Here are top 10 achievements by the superstar footballer.
Lionel Messi leaves international football: Top 10 achievements

Lionel Messi leaves international football: Top 10 achievements

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Lionel Messi holds a record of winning 6 La Liga titles in a career span of about 10 years.
Lionel Messi leaves international football: Top 10 achievements

Lionel Messi leaves international football: Top 10 achievements

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He holds the Guinness World Records title for the most goals in a year: 91 goals in 2012
Lionel Messi leaves international football: Top 10 achievements

Lionel Messi leaves international football: Top 10 achievements

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Most international goals in a year (club and national team): 25 goals
Lionel Messi leaves international football: Top 10 achievements

Lionel Messi leaves international football: Top 10 achievements

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Messi is the first footballer ever to score consecutively against all teams in a professional league.
Lionel Messi leaves international football: Top 10 achievements

Lionel Messi leaves international football: Top 10 achievements

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He also has the maximum number of hat tricks in the competition.
Lionel Messi leaves international football: Top 10 achievements

Lionel Messi leaves international football: Top 10 achievements

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Messi holds with Batistuta the record for Most Goals Scored for Argentina in One Year – 12.
Lionel Messi leaves international football: Top 10 achievements

Lionel Messi leaves international football: Top 10 achievements

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He is also the youngest player to score 200 La Liga goals: 25 years
Lionel Messi leaves international football: Top 10 achievements

Lionel Messi leaves international football: Top 10 achievements

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He holds the record for the most La Liga hat-tricks in a season: 8 hat-tricks
Lionel Messi leaves international football: Top 10 achievements

Lionel Messi leaves international football: Top 10 achievements

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He has the record for the most goals scored in La Liga in a season: 50 goals
Lionel Messi leaves international football: Top 10 achievements

Lionel Messi leaves international football: Top 10 achievements

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March 2014, with a hat-trick against Real Madrid, Messi became the player with most goals and most hat-tricks in the history of El Clasico.