Lionel Messi becomes first player to win 8 Laliga top goal scorer awardsanyevalentine | 25.05.2021 | 0 | Sports
Barcelona Tallis man Lionel Messi won his 8th highest goal scorer award in Spain.Messi has proved his dominance in Laliga which calls for the appellation “legend”. Lionel Messi becomes first player to win 8 Laliga top goal scorer awards.
Though Messi missed the last game with Catalans against Elbar, the striker has piled goals that secured his prestigious trophy. He has occupied this position 5 times in a row. This season he beats Hugo Sanchez and alfredo Di Stefano to grab the trophy.
The Argentine scored 30 goals – seven better than Karim Benzema and Gerard Moreno who finished second with 23 goals apiece on the chart according to pragativadi.
Apart from winning the goal scorers award in the 2020-21 season, Lionel Messi also recorded 30 league goals in nine seasons in his career. In spite of his claim that he is not interested in the award, the five-time Ballon d’Or winner has extended his Pichichi title to eight, gapping legendary Telmo Zarra with two awards.
Messi won his maiden top scorers’ award in 2009-10 and has now increased the number to eight 11 years later – 2011–12, 2012–13, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2018–19, 2019–20, 2020–21.
Lionel Messi becomes first player to win 8 Laliga top goal scorer awards.