Stat Attack: Why Messi Is Number One
Following Lionel Messis five goals for Barcelona against Bayern Leverkusen, the Castrol EDGE Rankings confirm Pep Guardiolas claim that Messis the best, theres no one else. Hes unique.
Messi (1st) continues to dominate the Castrol EDGE Rankings ahead of his rival attackers. This season, Messi has scored an incredible 40 goals in 31 La Liga and Champions League appearances at an average of a goal every 68 minutes. This is considerably better than Cristiano Ronaldo (6th), who has scored 34 goals in 30 games at an average of a goal every 78 minutes. Messi also has 13 assists to his name four more than Ronaldo and Karim Benzema (3rd) and five more than Robin van Persie (4th).
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