Lionel Messi Career Goals 2023/24 (Updated): Total Career Analysis 2005-2024

Lionel Messi Career Goals 2023/24: All the statistics of the Argentine star throughout his entire career. From his beginnings at Barca, going through his participation with Argentina, Paris Saint-Germain, and now his new team Inter Miami.

Lionel Messi is a legend of this sport. And not only because of his hundreds of goals but because of everything he has done and won. He has broken scoring records, being one of the top scorers in history. Leo is not only a goalscorer but he is also good at providing assists and establishes himself as one of the best.

Lionel Messi started playing soccer at Newell’s Old Boys when he was 13. Then he joined FC Barcelona’s youth team. He made his professional debut at 17. Over 17 years at Barcelona, he scored 474 goals in 520 games. He won 35 titles with Barcelona, including the Champions League four times and the Spanish Championship ten times.

He played mostly as a right winger or hanging striker. Messi won various top scorer awards multiple times. After leaving Barcelona due to financial issues, he played for Paris Saint-Germain from 2021 to 2023. Now, he’s playing for Inter Miami in Major League Soccer.

In international soccer, Messi won the Junior World Cup in 2005 and the Olympic gold medal in 2008. He’s Argentina’s all-time leading goal-scorer and appearance-maker. He played in five World Cups and six Copa Americas. After some disappointments, he won the Copa America in 2021 and the World Cup in 2022.

Messi has won the Ballon d’Or award eight times and the FIFA World Player of the Year award seven times. He’s also been named UEFA Player of the Year twice. In 2020, he was selected for the Ballon d’Or Dream Team.

In his new stage with Inter Miami, the Argentine ’10’ will have the chance to continue adding to his list of titles, individual awards, and goalscoring records.

Lionel Messi Career Goals:

Adding up all the records that Lionel Messi has achieved throughout his career, he reaches a total of 834 goals in 1077 games played. He has a scoring average of 0.77 goals per game and is already among the top scorers in the history of the sport.

FC Barcelona Atlètic2261
Inter Miami CF22189
TOTAL Club897 728348
TOTAL CAREER1077834404
Average: 0.77

Lionel Messi Goals 2023/2024 Season

Lionel Messi has scored 7 goals in 8 games across all competitions for the 2023/2024 season so far.

CONCACAF Champions Cup322

Lionel Messi Goals 2022/2023 Season

It is the crucial season for Lionel Messi’s career. The Argentine aspires to surpass Dani Alves as the footballer who has won the most titles, being able to win: Ligue 1, the French Cup, the Champions League, and the World Cup.

League 1321616
Champions League744
Leagues Cup7101
US Open Cup102
French Cup10
Trophée des Champions11
Average: 0.69

Lionel Messi played 66 games in the 2022-2023 season. In those matches, he scored 47 goals and helped his teammates with 29 assists.

Out of these 47 goals, 16 were in Ligue 1, 4 were in the Champions League, 1 was in the Coupe de France, 1 was in the Trophee des Champions, and 10 were in the Leagues Cup.

Lionel Messi’s goals in the 2021/2022 season:

The famous Argentine soccer star, Lionel Messi, left his lifelong club, FC Barcelona, to begin a new journey in Paris, wearing the PSG jersey. In his new team, he will be teammates with Mbappe and his friend Neymar, among others. Their goal is to win the league and achieve more goals, assists, and titles.

League 124615
Champions League85
French Cup10
French Super Cup00

During the 2021/2022 season, Messi played 44 games for Paris Saint-Germain, scoring 21 goals and providing 23 assists in all competitions.

Lionel Messi’s goals With Inter Miami:

Lionel Messi has scored 10 goals in 7 games in the 2023 Leagues Cup. He is the tournament’s top scorer and has scored in every game he has played, including three consecutive braces.

Leagues Cup7101
US Open Cup12
CONCACAF Champions Cup322
Average: 0.92

In one of Messi’s standout moments in the Leagues Cup, he performed remarkably against FC Dallas during the Round of 16. In that match, he scored two goals and helped set up another in a thrilling 4-4 draw. Additionally, he scored a decisive last-minute free-kick goal in the tournament’s opening game against Cruz Azul.

In the Leagues Cup final, Messi’s team, Inter Miami CF, faced off against CF Montreal. They secured victory through a penalty shootout. This victory added another trophy to Messi’s already impressive collection, making him the player with the most trophies in football history.

Lionel Messi’s goals With Paris Saint-Germain:

Since joining Paris Saint-Germain, Lionel Messi has scored 32 goals and provided 35 assists in 75 appearances. Out of these goals, 22 were in Ligue 1, and 9 were in the Champions League.

It’s worth noting that Messi’s goalscoring performance at PSG has been a bit less impressive compared to his remarkable record at Barcelona, where he scored a whopping 672 goals in 778 appearances.

Now, he has left PSG and joined Inter Miami for a new chapter in his career.

League 1582231
Champions League1494
French Cup2
French Super Cup11
Average: 0.43

Lionel Messi’s goals with FC Barcelona:

Messi has played most of his career for FC Barcelona. Raised in La Masía, the culé youth squad made his debut in the first team at just 16 years old and made his debut against José Mourinho’s Porto in a friendly match on November 16, 2003.

Champions League14912041
Copa Del Rey805636
European Super Cup433
Club World Cup551
Spain Supercup20146
Average: 0.86

Lionel Messi achieved a remarkable feat during his time at FC Barcelona. He scored a total of 672 goals in 778 appearances in various competitions. His incredible goal-scoring ability played a crucial role in Barcelona’s success, helping the team secure 35 trophies, including 10 La Liga titles and 4 UEFA Champions League titles. Messi’s contributions have solidified his position as the club’s all-time top scorer and one of the greatest footballers in history.

Goals of Messi in LaLiga:

The most played competition by the Argentine star so far. The 38 days of each season have made Lionel Messi become the top scorer in the Spanish league.

Messi has been scoring more goals since 2005, with a goalscoring average of over 0.9 and scoring more than 450 goals. The second in the table is none other than Cristiano Ronaldo who improves the average of the Argentine but accumulates fewer appearances in the competition.

Which team has Messi scored more goals?

Very few teams can say that they have not received the punishment of the flea in their flesh. Only Murcia, Xérez, and Cadiz CF are saved from conceding at least one Messi goal. The rest (37 teams) have the seal of the Argentine.

1Sevilla F.C.380.88
2Atletico Madrid320.74
3Valencia CF310.86
4Athletic Bilbao290.71
5Real Betis Football261.08
6real Madrid FC260.58
7Osasuna Athletic Club251.14
8Real Club Deportivo Espanyol250.71
9Lift UD241.05
10Getafe CF210.78
11SD Eibar201.82
12Royal Sports Club of La Coruña201.18
13Vallecano Ray181.64
14Real society180.67
15Royal Sports Club Mallorca161.14
16Villarreal CF160.57
17Grenada CF151.00
18Real Zaragoza140.88
19Real Club Celta de Vigo140.74
20Deportivo Alaves131.08
21UD Almeria131.08
22Malaga CF130.68

Messi’s Record of Goals in a Season in the Spanish League:

Messi also holds the record for goals in the same season, breaking Cristiano Ronaldo’s record (41). As we have commented, the high competition with CR7 has made him improve year after year until he left the La Liga goal record at 50.

Best Mark 50 Goals in LaLiga in the 2011/12 season
Second Best Mark 45 Goals in LaLiga in the 2012/13 season

Messi Goals in Copa del Rey and Spanish Super Cup:

In the Copa del Rey, the striker’s goalscoring figures are from having achieved a total of 56 goals in 80 games played. Messi has managed to win up to 7 Copa del Rey, contributing not only goals to the cause. His play in the FC Barcelona organization chart is key for the attack to work.

Regarding the Spanish Super Cup  (La Liga champion vs. Copa del Rey champion) it has not fallen short either. The man from Rosario has managed to score a goal 14 times, having played up to 20 matches in the competition. Also, he has lifted the champion trophy 8 times.

Messi’s Goals in the Champions League:

The toughest competition in the world is the Champions League. Europe’s best teams are battling to decide who is the best in the old continent as they go face-to-face against the best players. Leo Messi’s Champions League scoring data comes down to 129 goals spread over 163 games.

He is currently the second top scorer after Cristiano Ronaldo. His most important goal was the one he scored against Manchester United in the 2009 Champions League final, the season in which the historic ‘Sextet’ was achieved with Pep Guardiola.

Other performances are also remembered, such as the exhibition against Arsenal, scoring 4 goals, in addition to his match at the Santiago Bernabéu in the semifinals.

European Super Cup:

In this competition, the Argentinian star has managed to score a goal three times, having played four finals.

FIFA Club World Cup

Lionel Messi participated in the FIFA Club World Cup 26 times and has scored 13 goals, demonstrating his skill and talent on an international stage.

Messi Goals with the Argentina Team

Lionel Messi’s goalscoring figures with Argentina are not the same as with Barça. The difference in squad and styles make the footballer shine less with the Albiceleste, even though he has managed to win the 2021 Copa América the 2022 Finalissima, and the 2022 World Cup. Lionel Messi has scored 106 goals in 178 international appearances for Argentina, making him the country’s all-time top scorer. He has scored goals in all major competitions, including the FIFA World Cup, the Copa América, and the FIFA Confederations Cup.

World Cup Qualification633111
International Friendlies544918
Copa América341317
World Cup26138
Artemio Franchi Trophy12

Lionel Messi 2022 World Cup Qatar Winner:

On December 18th, Argentina and France played the final game of a competition that they had both won twice before. Lionel Messi and Ángel Di María scored two early goals for Argentina, while France did not have any shots on goal until after the 70th minute. However, some substitutions in the 71st minute gave France a boost, and they were awarded a penalty kick after a foul by Nicolás Otamendi. Kylian Mbappé scored the penalty and another goal in less than two minutes, tying the game 2-2.

The game went into extra time, where Messi scored another goal for Argentina in the 108th minute. But Mbappé was awarded another penalty kick in the 115th minute, which he converted to complete his hat-trick and tie the game 3-3. The game was then decided by a penalty shootout, which Argentina won 4-2. This win was Argentina’s third World Cup victory and their first since 1986. It was also the first time in 20 years that a South American team had won the World Cup, as Argentina was also the reigning champions of the Copa América.

Messi Titles

La Liga10
Copa del Rey7
Supercopa de España8
UEFA Champions League4
UEFA Super Cup3
FIFA Club World Cup3
Ligue 12
Trophée des Champions1
FIFA World Youth Championship1
Summer Olympics1
FIFA World Cup1
Copa América1
CONMEBOL–UEFA Cup of Champions1
Leagues Cup1

Messi Awards

The Best FIFA Men’s Player8
Ballon d’Or8
European Golden Shoe6
UEFA Best Player in Europe3
Top Goalscorer23
TM-Player of the season4
Olympic Medalist1
Footballer of the Year10
FIFA World Cup Golden Ball2
Pichichi Trophy8

Other scoring records and data

Leo Messi has scored many goals for both FC Barcelona and the Argentine National Team. He scored his first goal for Barcelona on May 1, 2005, in a La Liga match against Albacete. He has continued to score a lot of goals, even more than famous players like Telmo Zarra, Raúl González, and Hugo Sánchez, becoming the top scorer in the Spanish league.

Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have had a fierce rivalry in football. Both players have tried to outscore each other in every competition, creating one of the most exciting rivalries in football history.

Despite winning the 2021 Copa América, some people believe that Messi needs to win a World Cup to prove that he is the best player ever. However, now that he has won the FIFA 2022 World Cup in Qatar, he is ranked as the top player among The 50 greatest footballers of all time.

How many goals has Messi scored from free kicks?

Messi has managed to transform a total of 64 free kicks, being one of the top scorers in this discipline.

How many goals has Messi scored from penalties?

Lionel Messi has managed to score a total of 109 goals from the penalty spot, which corresponds to 14.33% of his total.

How many goals passes/assists has Messi given?

Assists are a fundamental part of scoring a goal in a game. In the case of the ‘Flea’, he not only scores goals but also leaves them on a tray. Leo has added a total of 402 assists throughout his entire career. In fact, he is the top assistant in the history of football despite the fact that the data is only reliable from the 21st century.

How many hat tricks has Lionel Messi scored?

Lionel Messi has scored a total of 57 hat tricks throughout his career. In addition, he has managed to make six ‘pokers’ and two ‘re-pokers’, statistics that very few forwards have achieved.

Argentina 801

What is Messi’s record for goals in a match?

Messi’s record for goals in a single game was against Bayer Leverkusen in the Champions League, that is 5 Goals. It happened in the 2011-12 season at Camp Nou, with a final result of (7-1).

Leo has also recently managed to score five goals for Argentina in a friendly match against Estonia (June 5, 2022).

What is Messi’s record for goals in a calendar year?

Messi’s goalscoring record in a single season is 91 goals in 61 games played. These data for the year 2012 include official matches with Barça and the Argentine National Team.

How many times has Messi won the Ballon d’Or?

Lionel Messi has won the Ballon d’Or award 8 times, which is a record. He won his first award in the 2009-2010 season by scoring 34 goals in La Liga. His most recent award was in the 2022-2023 season, where he scored 47 goals in the same competition.

What do you think of Lionel Messi’s career? Do you think it can be summed up in his total goals or does his game transcend these statistics?

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