Leo Messi - the numbers.

Paul Ring
By Paul Ring
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4 - Messi is the first player to score 4 goals in more than one Champions League game. They came against Bayer Leverkusen and Arsenal.

5 - Messi is the first player to score 5 in a Champions League game.

2,3 - Messi is the first player to score 2 hat-tricks in a single Champions League season.

18 - Tonight was Messi's 18th hat-trick of his career.


49 - Messi surpassed Eusebio on the all time European Cup scorer's list with 49. He is now 7th on the list.


150, 129 - Tonight was Messi's 150th match at the Camp Nou. He has scored 129 goals.

100,97 - Messi has 100 goals in his last 97 games for Barcelona.

53 - Messi has 53 goals this season including 5 for Argentina.


8,2 - Messi has 8 goals in his last 2 games.

7 - Messi is 7 goals away from being Barcelona's all time leading scorer. He is 24.



With thanks to InfostradaSports and MessiStats.


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