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Graph Shows How Far Ahead Lionel Messi Is To Rest Of Europe

Graph Shows How Far Ahead Lionel Messi Is To Rest Of Europe

Lionel Messi's incredible season continued on Wednesday night with a brace against Liverpool in the Champions League and one graph shows just how far ahead of everyone else he is.

At this point you'd expect nothing less than a member of the SPORTbible team telling you that Lionel Messi is the greatest football player ever, you'd be disappointed if I claimed anything less.

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In case you were questioning his genius at any point on Wednesday night the Barcelona forward reminded everyone of it with two late goals to take the Champions League semi final away from Liverpool, including one of the best free kicks you're likely to see.

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The brace took Messi to 48 goals for the season for his club in all competitions and he leads the way for the European Golden Shoe, as he hopes to lead his club to yet another treble.

Because of his sustained brilliance the numbers can sometimes become a bit blurred and the stats barely mean anything any more.

So just to prove how good his numbers are compared to the rest of Europe someone's put together a graph of goals and big chances created this season:

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With 36 goals in the league and Champions League the Argentina forward is level with Nicolas Pepe's combined figures with chances created.

Messi has 13 assists to his name this season which is no doubt helping Luis Suarez's numbers, who is also on the list.

The list only includes players who have scored 20 or more goals, which discounts Eden Hazard, who only has 16 goals.

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There's not much left to say about Messi, but you can bet your bottom dollar that we'll definitely find a way and it won't be too far in the future.

Topics: Liverpool, Football News, Barcelona, Lionel Messi, Virgil Van Dijk, Champions League, Kylian Mbappe, Mo Salah, Spanish football, La Liga, European Football

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