Is Lionel Messi the greatest club player of all time?

by Mystical Mike

Sunday, April 8th, 2012
 

Is Lionel Messi the greatest club player of all time?  The little Argentine once again showed the world why is the greatest club player of all time by becoming the first European top-flight player for 40 years to score 60 goals in a season.

Messi now has a staggering 240 goals in 319 appearances. At 24, he has 3 Champions Leagues, five La Liga titles, two UEFA Super Cup & two FIFA Club World titles.

The Barcelona sensation who has already hit 8 hatricks this season added another 2 goals in the 4-1 La Liga win over Real Zaragoza, and in the process cutting Real’s lead to 3 points.

A legend at just 24, Messi is now seven goals behind Gerd Muller’s all-time record of 67 goals in one season. The German hit 67 for Bayern Munich in 1972-73.

If Argentina can lift the World Cup in Brazil 2014, then there will no doubting he will go down as the best player ever to play the beautiful game.

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