ESPN tweeted an extraordinary Lionel Messi stat, and Barcelona’s social media team appeared to enjoy it!
Messi has an unparalleled skillset in his Arsenal, with free-kicks being on that list.
The Argentine is the best dead-ball taker on the planet, that’s for sure, and this stat shared by ESPN on Twitter is testament to that fact.
This Messi stat is insane ? pic.twitter.com/RZpCyf5tXl
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) November 10, 2020
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It shows that over the last ten seasons, Messi alone has scored more free-kicks than Juventus, Real Madrid and Roma. Not a single team has scored more than the Barcelona wizard.
That is quite incredible, even if he has been Barca’s preferred free-kick taker throughout the majority of that period. Barcelona’s social media team were evidently intent on sharing the stat far and wide.
Ratioed by Messi https://t.co/SOgKxKfhib
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) November 10, 2020
Messi has endured an uncharacteristically slow start to the season, with the disrespect, as it often does, following suit. Stats like this show just how lucky we are to have witnessed him play.