06 January 2012

Messi, just 25 goals to surpass the record of César

After breaking down the figures for Kubala, Leo will become this season's best scorer culé.

Leo Messi has only needed 110 days to mark their last 25 goals for Barca shirt, the figure would be just one more in the stream of Argentine records if not for how long it faithfully represents the '10 'Barca to become, Finally, the top scorer in the history of the club, ahead of Cesar Rodriguez, affectionately called 'the Wigs', author of 235 goals in his thirteen seasons as Barcelona striker. It will be this season, something that seemed impossible in the Course start and end of the month back in September, when the Argentine was at the height of another of the myths of the history of FC Barcelona, ​​Ladislao Kubala, with 194 goals, thanks to two goals he scored against BATE Borisov in the capital of Belarus.

Then, Messi put 41 goals to surpass César. Next season will record all, most analysts agreed when Messi equalized the legendary Hungarian player, now with César as only goal in the way. But the performance of Messi, always full, and its voracious sports represented in his two goals against Osasuna, just hours after being down in the call by the flu.

Messi has scored 25 goals in his last 21 games, from them, has scored in 13 and was scoreless in eight games. In front of the L'Hospitalet in the knockout round of the Copa del Rey against BATE Borisov and, at the close of the group stage of the Champions League did not play. They are the only parties that Argentina has lost this season.

To the Argentinean they still subtract him 23 games of League and at least two of Champions, amen of the turn of the eighth of Cup that they will probably locate Barça in the quatar-finals, that is to say, two games more than margin to equal the figures of the maximum scorer of the history of Barça. Counting only the parties and insured (ie, regardless of the quarter-finals of the Cup and Champions), Leo meet 21 more games in such a special occasion such as the classic against Real Madrid which will be played at the Camp Nou weekend of 21 and 22 April.

Messi is even able to improve their records scorers last season: 53 goals last term and 47 above, the 38 he scored in his first season at the orders of Pep Guardiola. Each season, Messi has increased his goalscoring performance, despite playing as a false nine and sometimes difficult angle to the band, but always with the goal rival between the eyes.

With 17 goals in La Liga, Messi is still willing to fight for the Golden Boot, an award that was already in the 2009-10 season thanks to the 34 goals he scored in the domestic championship. The award for best European scorer in the league will be a battle between Cristiano Ronaldo and Argentina, both are in the top of the standings, but fighting the Latvian striker Aleksandrs Cekulajevs surprising player of the Trans Narva in Estonia, which has marked no less than 46 goals in their league, but its coefficient of a point scoring places you can subtract options to win the prize.

Among the scorers of first European level, Messi will fight for the reward with attackers as Van Persie (17 goals), Mario Gómez (16), Seydou Doumbia (24) and the own Cristiano, author until the moment of 20 goals in League. In the last three seasons, the Golden Boot has landed in Spain, first to Diego Forlan, then for Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo last year. (via SPORT)