Another week, another hat trick for Lionel Messi. What else is new?
During Wednesday’s Champions League match against Manchester City, Messi did what he always does. Messi didn’t just score once or twice, he scored three times. No big deal.
— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) October 19, 2016
Is this guy incredible, or what? He’s making Manchester City look like a high school JV team.
While Messi’s three goals were great, the reaction from a couple of Sky Sports broadcasters was even better.
— Sky Sports News HQ (@SkySportsNewsHQ) October 19, 2016
Messi continues to dominate in the Champions League as this hat trick was his seventh, a record.
Lionel Messi with his third goal today. It’s his 7th hat trick in UEFA Champions League games. That extends his own record.
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) October 19, 2016
But seriously, the stats just get crazier and crazier.
Champions League goals:
Man City: 74 ⚽️
Lionel Messi: 87
16 – Lionel Messi has scored more Champions League goals against English clubs than he has against sides from any other nation. Sweet.
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) October 19, 2016
Lionel Messi against English teams.
Manutd : 2 goals
Man city : 3 goals
Arsenal : 9 goals
Is there anything Messi can’t do?