Lionel Messi has finally satisfied his hunger for goals after thrashing Guardiola’s Manchester City in the Camp Nou. Leo’s hat-trick against Man City will make it his seventh in the history of Champions League games.
Messi extended being the highest treble scorer in a single game by two who is being followed by Cristiano Ronaldo with (5 hat-tricks), Mario Gomes (3 hat-tricks), Luis Adriano Adriano (3 hat-tricks) and Filippo Inzaghi (3 hat-tricks).
In the Champions League history, Real Madrid (9 hat-tricks) is the only club that has more hat-tricks than Messi. The Argentine hat-tricks is equal the Bayern Munich’s (7 hat-tricks) while Manchester United (6 hat-tricks) follows the German club in the highest.
There have being talks that Leo have past his prime as a footballer but with this kind of stat, the Argentine impact in football is still extreme.