Lionel messi He is without a doubt one of the best players of all time and the most important in the entire history of the game. Barcelona. This Saturday, the Argentine lifted his title number 37 after winning the Copa del Rey with the culé team after defeating Athletic Club Bilbao 4-0 with a double of his (68 ‘and 71’). They are 35 titles with the Spanish team and 2 with the Argentine National Team.
Barcelona defeated Athletic 4-0 on Saturday in the Copa del Rey final with a goal from Antoine Griezmann (60 ‘), another from Frenkie de Jong (63’) and a brace from Messi (68 ‘and 71’) , after a flurry of goals. The Argentine captain was the ‘MVP’ of the match and was able to lift a new trophy with Barca, who won their first title of the season. Leo has no trophy left to lift in clubs.
The Argentine star has 10 Leagues, eight Spanish Super Cups, seven King’s Cups, four Champions League, three Club World Cups and three European Super Cups. In the national team he has two titles: the U20 World Cup in the Netherlands and the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. ‘La Pulga’ cut a two-year streak of drought in terms of trophies after lifting this King’s Cup, since he did not win one from LaLiga 2019.
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Amid rumors about his departure from the team of his life (his contract ends in June), Messi added a new title, which he described as “very special.” In addition, Leo managed to surpass Telmo Zarraonandia in terms of top scorers in Cup finals. Messi reached 9 goals with his double, while Zarra scored 8 in an active period from 39 ‘to 57’.
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With this title, Messi reaches a historical one like Andrés Iniesta (37) and the Brazilian Maxwell (37) in the second place of greatest winners of titles in history. He also approached Dani Alves, who is the top winner with 42 trophies. Nearby are Ryan Giggs (36), Kenny Dalglish and Gerard Piqué (35), Vitor Baía (34), Xavi (33) and Cristiano Ronaldo (32). In the Argentine arena, Messi is the winner, those who are closest are Luis González (today in Athletico Paranaense of Brazil) and Carlos Tevez (today in Boca Juniors of Argentina), both with 29.