Lionel Messi is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward and captains both Spanish club Barcelona and the Argentina national team.He has been outstanding in his performance and uses his trickery behavior to terrorise opponents defense and score a lot of goals.
However ,there he has an distinguishing character, that is that is "donating" penalties to his teammates instead of taking them by himself to increase the number of goals he has scored which is not common with other strickers .
Below are se of the cases where he was supposed to be the penalty taker but gave the opportunity to his teammate for them to enter in the score sheet.
Back on a Sunday September 2nd 2018 Messi let Luis Suarez take a penalty despite having a chance to score his 31st league hat trick in their game against Huesca football club.
Messi have Greizmann last minute penalty instead of adding another hat trick to his history.It is the most recent and Barcelona won 5-2.
In Barcelona's game against sevilla in the quarter-final back January 2019,Messi produced a selfless gesture to boost the Brazilian's confidence.
Back March 2010 when Barcelona played against Real Zaragoza football club Messi scored a hat trick and Zlatan had struggled to get into the score sheet and Messi donated a penalty to him.
In Barcelona's game against Cardoba football club, during 2014/2015 season,when Barcelona won 8-0 Messi could have completed a hat trick but gave a penalty to Neymar.
In most of the cases Messi could have completed a hat trick but became unselfish to his teammates.
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