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Lionel Messi

Forward (Centre, Right) F (CR) - PSG

Recent Matches & Performances

A graph displaying Lionel Messi's form, up and down via their performance for each fixture. The matchratings range from zero to 10 and are calculated via our algorithms covering more then 50 datapoints.

Next match

The next match which Lionel Messi's team, PSG, are involved in. This includes the date and location of the fixture.

20:00 -
01 Dec, 2021 at Parc des Princes
Ligue 1 - Gameweek 16

Season 2021/2022 Stats

The playing stats (including matchratings) of Lionel Messi for the 2021/2022 season, with other seasons available to be selected. As well as competitions that can be viewed, the graphic can be filtered to general, discipline, defending, errors, disruption, passing, creation, attacking, and decisive statistics.

COMPETITION APPS
  • FOULS P90 FOULED P90 TACKLES A/W P90 AERIALS A/W P90 DUELS A/W P90 CLEAR P90 ERR CHANCE ERR GOAL POSS LOST P90 Offside P90 TOUCHES P90 INTERCEPT P90 RECOV P90 LAST MAN TACKLE PASSES P90 PASS COMP % FINAL THIRD P90 LONG BALLS P90 BIG CHANCES DRIBBLES P90 CROSSES P90 PEN SHOTS P90 TARGET P90 BLOCKED P90 IN BOX P90 DECISIVE FIRST EQUALISER MOM AVG RATING
    Ligue 1 FL1 6 (1) 1 3 0 0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    WC Qualification WCQ 13 (1) 6 0 0 0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    UEFA Champions League UCL 4 3 0 1 0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

    Players on same position as Messi

    A list of the players who play in a similar position to Lionel Messi around the world and their FootballCritic form rankings. Metrics included are player name, position, age, team, and form.

      NAME POS   AGE   TEAM FORM
  • Maxi Gómez profile photo
    Maxi Gómez ST (C) 25 Valencia
    74
    Moise Kean profile photo
    Moise Kean ST (C) 21 Juventus
    74
    Markus Berg profile photo
    Markus Berg ST (C) 35 IFK Göteborg
    74
    Ermedin Demirović profile photo
    Ermedin Demirović S (C) 23 Freiburg
    74
    Lionel Messi profile photo
    Lionel Messi S (C), W (R) 34 PSG
    73
    Ytalo profile photo
    Ytalo ST (C) 33 Bragantino
    73
    Manu Vallejo profile photo
    Manu Vallejo F (C), AM (L) 24 Valencia
    73
    Josh Sargent profile photo
    Josh Sargent F, AM (C) 21 Norwich
    73
    Alberth Elis profile photo
    Alberth Elis S (C), AM (R) 25 Bordeaux
    73

    About Lionel Messi

    Who is Lionel Messi?

    Lionel Messi is 34-years-old, born on 24 June 1987, and is a left-footed professional football player from Argentina. Born in Rosario, Santa Fe, Lionel Messi has also played in Supercopa de España for Barcelona.

    Born in 1987, Lionel Messi is regarded as one of the greatest players of the modern era. Having moved from Rosario in Argentina to Barcelona's famous La Masia facility at the age of 13, Messi was treated for a growth hormone deficiency while developing his unprecedented talent alongside the likes of Andres Iniesta and Gerard Pique, before making his first-team debut at the age of 17 in 2004. From there he developed from a fleet-footed left-sided player into one of the most relentless goalscorers - and assist providers - in the history of Spanish and European football, competing on the grandest stages and striking a rivalry - numerically at least - with contemporary Cristiano Ronaldo. Messi has broken every conceivable goalscoring record with Barcelona and has won four Champions League titles, as well as five Ballons d'Or. Quite simply, Messi is a once-in-generation player who still has many years ahead of him yet. He currently plays as a Forward (Centre, Right) in Ligue 1 for club PSG.

    How good is Lionel Messi?

    Based on our FC Ranking and match performance analysis he currently has a ranking of 73 out of 99 which is 'Competent-level' compared to other football players around the world.

    What are Lionel Messi's last performances?

    One of his best performances from last period, was the match against Levante, played on 13 December 2020 in Primera Division (Regular Season). Lionel Messi received a match rating from FC of 10 for his performance and Barcelona won the match with a score of 1-0. The Forward (Centre, Right) scored 1 goal. Lionel Messi scored the winning goal.

    Other exemplary match performances of Lionel Messi in this period were:
    Barcelona - Alavés (5-1), played on 13 February 2021 for the Primera Division (Regular Season). He received a match rating of 10 Scored 2 goals and made 1 assist.
    Barcelona - Huesca (4-1), played on 15 March 2021 for the Primera Division (Regular Season). He received a match rating of 10 Scored 2 goals and made 1 assist.

    One of his least good performances was the match against Brazil, played on 11 July 2021 in Copa America (Final). Lionel Messi received a match rating from FC of 6.5 for his performance and Argentina won the match with a score of 1-0.

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