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Lionel Messi, Pele or Diego Maradona—Who Is the Greatest?

BR - Lionel Messi was it at again on Wednesday night—becoming the first player to score five in a Champions League match as Barcelona annihilated Bayer Leverkusen 7-1 at Camp Nou to ensure their place in the quarterfinals.

Messi now has 250 goals from his 378 appearances for Barcelona and Argentina, and a remarkable 52 goals in 54 games since last July. His haul of 12 in the 2011-12 Champions League is already tied for the season record he shares with Ruud van Nistelrooy.

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KingPin3719d ago

why isnt CR7 on this list?

he scored more goals than messi in a single season.

he already scored 100+ goals for real madrid. add that to the 100+ goals for man united and he basically surpasses messis goals scored in top flight football.

yezz3719d ago

actually they have about the same amount of goals... and messi has scored them in under 400 games whereas ronaldo has played about 450 games :O