Messi made a double and is virtual winner of the Golden Boot

He leads four goals to the French Mbappé. The PSG striker would have to score five goals on Friday in the field of Reims to snatch the trophy.


Leo Messi can already start looking for a gap to his sixth Golden Boot because it seems almost impossible that the French forward of PSG, Kylian Mbappé, is able to snatch the award of best European striker. And is that Messi crowned his huge season in LaLiga signing a double in the field of Eibar (2-2) and leading with absolute superiority the table of top scorers, with a total of 36 goals. Four more than Mbappé currently has (32), who has seen Leo put him again in the starting box despite the double that marked on Saturday against Dijon.

Now the PSG striker has only one game remaining try the feat of surpassing Messi, although everything indicates that the feat seems almost unattainable, as it plays away from home and against a rival of some entity, as the Reims, which occupies the middle of the table.

Messi also got this Sunday he reached for the sixth time the mark of 50 goals in a season, and he still has the final of the Copa del Rey against Valencia to complete the feat. His personal record in a campaign is 73 goals in the 2011/12 season. One year later he counted 60 targets in total. His other spectacular records were 58 (2014/15), 54 (2016/17) and 53 (2010/11) .

In LaLiga their best goalscorers are set at 50 goals in the 2011 / 12. course The 36 goals of this season are the fifth best balance of his career.

On the other hand, Messi sum 602 goals as Blaugrana, only 41 to reach the record absolute goals scored in a single club that has Pelé, with 643 in Santos.

Alcanza Telmo Zarra: top scorer for the sixth time

Messi was proclaimed for the sixth time in his career top scorer in the Spanish League, which reaches the mythical Telmo Zarra. Messi, who closed his magnificent season with a new double to reach a total of 36 goals, has finished at the head of the Spanish tournament gunners in the campaigns 2009-10, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2016-17, 2017-18 and in the present. Atrás, with five, remain the Spanish-Argentinean Alfredo di Stéfano, Enrique Castro 'Quini' and the Mexican Hugo Sánchez.

With his two goals in Ipurúa he exceeded by fifteen goals his teammate Luis Suárez and the Real Madrid Karim Benzema. Meanwhile, Iago Aspas finished with twenty goals as top scorer in Spain, in fourth position, after achieving a double in Celta's draw (2-2) against Rayo Vallecano. The Uruguayan Cristhian Stuani closed the 'top 5' with nineteen goals, despite which he could not avoid the descent of Girona. It surpassed by one the French-Tunisian Wissam Ben Yedder (Sevilla) and by two the second Spaniard, Borja Iglesias, who celebrated as the latter the classification for the Europa League of Espanyol.

The first and last goal of the season had Barça color . The scoring division Roger Martí, striker of Levante, opened on August 17, against Betis, and was closed by the Argentine Pablo de Blasis, player of Eibar, this Sunday against Barcelona.



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