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GOALS. Messi equalized and beat Cristiano Ronaldo

30 goals and 24 hattricks in La Liga

GOALS. Messi equalized and beat Cristiano Ronaldo
GOALS. Messi equalized and beat Cristiano Ronaldo

30 goals and 24 hattricks in La Liga

Messi hat-trick Rayo Vallecano

To the rythm of record and as for use Leo Messi was protagonist again on Sunday. If after the 15th fixture the diference of goals in La Liga between him and Cristiano was by +12 for the Portuguese (12 to 25), 11 matches later, this difference is no more a problem. With the hattrick against Rayo Vallecano, Barça's number 10 equalized the 30 goals of the Portuguese for the fight for being top scorer in La Liga.

In this 2015, 5 Ronaldo goals for 15 Leo Messi, that with 3 against Rayo he achieved a new record until now shared with Real Madrid's player. From this Sunday, Barça's player is the only player in history of La Liga that achieved 24 hattricks in the regular competition. Cristian (23) and Di Stéfano and Zarra (22) are behind the Argentinian.

Zarra's name appeared again today, since the Vasque forward until now shared with Messi the record of hattricks in one team in the Spanish La Liga. With today's, Barça's number 10 is leader alone with 32, Zarra scored 31.

Leo Messi's hattricks

  • 24 in La Llga
    • 1: 2006/2007 season
    • 3: 2009/2010 season
    • 2: 2010/2011 season
    • 8: 2011/2012 season
    • 2: 2012/2013 season
    • 3: 2013/2014season
    • 5: 2014/2015 season
  • 5 in Champions League
    • 1: 2009/2010 season
    • 2: 2011/2012 season
    • 1: 2013/2014 season
    • 1: 2014/2015season
  • 2 in Copa del Rey
    • 1: 2008/2009 season
    • 1: 2010/2011 season
  • 1 in Supercopa Espanya
    • 1: 2010/2011 season

In 4 of these 32 matches Messi scored 4 goals. 21 hattricks at Camp Nou, 11 away.

Next station: reaching the 400 official goals with Barça. Right now he scored 395. His name is Leo Messi and he is 27 years old.