You must be a diehard fan of La Liga and that the reason why you are in search of who is the top scorer in La Liga?
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Who is the top scorer in La Liga?
It’s been 4 years since Messi is the league’s top scorer. Leo beat the record by scoring a hat-trick at the Camp Nou against Sevilla.
Leo Messi managed to surpass Telmo Zarra’s record as the top scorer in the Spanish league competition by scoring a hat-trick against Sevilla on November 22, 2014, just 4 years ago. This day, interestingly, also coincides with the anniversary of Hans Gamper, founder of the club.The Argentine broke the record of 251 goals of the player of the Athletic which was almost 60 years ago that nobody could beat. The goal that put Messi ahead in the table was the second that marked the striker that night, in the victory by 5 to 1 against Sevilla. The first was a direct foul and the last, with a shot from the edge of the area.
Lionel Messi also holds the record for most goals scored in one single season with 50 goals in the year 2011-12 La Liga. According to La Liga odds, Messi is among top favorites for best goal scorer last few years.
Currently, Messi has 392 goals in 428 meetings, with an average of 0.91 goals per game, well above the second classified in the table, Cristiano Ronaldo, with 311 goals.
Messi also has another record to beat that has Zarra, the most pichichis in the league. Another trophy of top scorer of the season this season would equal the record of the Spanish, the only player in history to have been able to get six. Read more about La Liga records here.
That weekend in the Wanda Metropolitan match, Messi will try to enlarge his legend as top scorer of all time in Spanish football.