Messi overtakes Rooney-Shearer goal tally
The star Barcelona and Argentina playmaker Lionel Messi scored two against Getafe to mark a 5-2 victory for Barcelona. With these two goals, Messi has now scored 469 goals in the Laliga. Messi is the top scorer in Laliga followed by Ronaldo who has 311 goals. Comparing the numbers with the English Premier League Messi has now one more goal than Alan Shearer and Wayne Rooney combined. Alan Shearer and Wayne Rooney are the top two goal scorers of Premier League.
Messi has now appeared in 514 LaLiga matches and scored 469 goals with a ratio of 0.91 goals per match. Whereas Alan Shearer had 260 goals in 441 appearances with a ratio of 0.59 followed by Wayne Rooney’s 208 goals in 491 appearances managing a ratio of 0.42. This means Messi has now more goals than the top two goal scorers of the Premier League combined with and has played 418 games less than them.
Messi sent the ball two times into the Getafe net on Thursday night which took him to the number of 25 goals in 2020-2021 LaLiga season. With seven more games to go Messi will be surely surpassing the goal tally of last season which was 25.