Lionel Messi is the most popular name in football and often considered as the greatest of all time. It is very simple that he is making records. He won every individual trophy in his professional career and now, Barca star Lionel Messi won the Sixth ‘Pichichi Trophy. Yes, he won five Pichichi Trophies earlier and including the current season, LM10 has won six Pichichi Trophies in his professional career. He just needs one more of the trophy to get the record for his own. He is now standing on the top position jointly considering the Pichichi Trophy win along with Telmo Zarra. Both of them won six Pichichi Trophies each.
Lionel Messi has scored a total of 36 goals in the current season of Spanish La Liga and as the highest scorer, he has won the Pichichi Trophy. The amazing record of winning six of the trophies is now holding by the great Argentine star. Now, all he needs to win one more of the trophy to claim the record for his own.
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In the current season, Lionel Messi was so amazing and destructive for the opponents. According to many, he has become sharper and dangerous in current time. And the statistics say the same. This time, the top scorer award of Spanish La Liga is for him. Including the current season, the Argentine star has won the award consecutive three seasons.
Yes, Barca star LM10 has scored 36 goals in the season of La Liga. His nearest opponent considering the goals are his teammate Luis Suarez and Real’s Karim Benzema. Both of them scored 21 goals each. And the goals difference are 15. In the recent era, no player could win the Pichichi Trophy with such big goal difference.
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If we look to the past, the Pichichi Trophy was won by Real Madrid’s striker Hugo Sanchez with the big difference. In the season of 1986/87, the Mexican star Sanchez scored 14 more goals than the 2nd place holder player and won the award.
In the last league match, based on the two goals of Lionel Messi, Barcelona made the draw against Eibar by a 2 - 2 goals. However, to race to the top scorer of the European leagues, the Barca star Messi is still ahead of all. If he would win the race, he will get the Golden Shoe. Now, his nearest opponent is PSG star Mbappe. Messi has played all the matches in the league but Mbappe has still one match in hand. So, the answer to the question will be given one week later.