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Despite being 33 years old, Barcelona‘s Lionel Messi has shown no signs of slowing down and has continued to set new records in 2019-20. 

Messi couldn’t stop Real Madrid from winning the La Liga title, but he has still enjoyed another brilliant season on a personal level.

We’ve taken a look at 11 records the forward has broken in 2019-20.

– Messi sealed the Pichichi (La Liga’s top scorer award) for a record seventh time after netting 25 league goals in 2019-20.

– With 21 assists in 2019-20, Messi overtook Xavi as the player with most assists in a single La Liga season.

– The Argentina international became the first player in the history of La Liga to record 20 goals and 20 assists in a single season.

– Messi now holds the record for the most individual La Liga Player of the Month Awards, with seven.

– He has become the first player to score 20+ goals in 12 consecutive La Liga campaigns.

– In February 2020, he became the first footballer in history to officially hit the 1000 mark for combined goals and assists. Continue reading

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