Monday, December 17th, 2012
Since there are almost no words to describe Lionel Messi any longer, it is difficult to blame the Barcelona fan who felt he had little choice but to run on to the pitch and hug his hero late on in the 4-1 win over Atletico Madrid.
- Lionel Messi has scored 2 goals in his last 6 games in the Spanish league.
- Lionel Messi has scored an amazing 45 goals in his last 26 home matches for Barcelona in La Liga.
- Lionel Messi has scored 75 goals in 53 league matches for Barcelona since the start of last season.
- Lionel Messi since the birth of Thiago: 17 goals in 1.022 minutes for Barcelona and Argentina (1 goal every 60 minutes).
- Lionel Messi is on 25 league goals so far this season (16 games). Last season he needed 22 games to reach 24 goals.
Video of the Barcelona fan hugging Messi is here: