In football records,Messi is considered as one of the best footballers across the globe. He continues to break football records on both domestic and international stage.
Messi's World Football Records
Data from world football records indicate that:
1. The forward has won a record of seven Ballon d’Or awards.
2. He has lifted 11 league titles.
3. He has lifted four Champions Leagues during his remarkable career.
4. Messi made his 1,000th competitive appearance in the knockout stages in Qatar.
5. He also registered another record when he started the 2022 final against defending champions France.
6. He made his 26th World Cup appearance in the final at the Lusail Stadium. This was a record previously held by Germany legend Lothar Matthaus for the most World Cup games by a male player.
7. Messi equalled and surpassed the Argentina record which was set by the late Diego Maradona.
8. He also surpassed the record that was initially set by Rafa Marquez to become the player with the most World Cup appearances as captain.
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