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Report: Messi Close to Beating Soccer, the Video Game

  • Metro, Tuesday, November 18, 2014 1:56 PM

If real-life soccer was actually a video game, then 27-year-old Lionel Messi would be very close to beating it. According to stats compiled by Metro, the Barcelona star is already the all-time leading scorer in Barcelona, El Clasico and UEFA Champions League history, and he is closing in on the records for La Liga (two away) and Argentina (eight away), too. As for assists, Messi is nine away from the all-time record for the UCL, 14 away from the record for Barcelona, and six away from the record for La Liga. He already has the most assists in El Clasico history.

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