The Barcelona forward has either scored or created 80 goals for his team in all competitions this season.
Barcelona have four games remaining in their 2014-15 campaign, with the chance remaining for Luis Enrique’s men to record a momentous treble.
As the Catalan giants face reigning Spanish champions Atletico Madrid today at the Vicente Calderon, a win will see the visitors win the La Liga crown.
Lionel Messi has been an essential part of the Camp Nou outfit’s success, with the Argentine forward in sensational form since the turn of the year.
As can be seen below, the four-time Ballon d’Or winner has been involved in 80 goals for the club this season in all competitions.
Messi’s brilliance was on show in the Champions League semi-finals against Bayern Munich, scoring two superb individual goals in the first leg before created two in the second leg in Germany.
The South American superstar has netted 40 goals in La Liga this term, and trails perennial rival Cristiano Ronaldo by two strikes in the race for this season’s Pichichi.
Messi has an excellent scoring record against Atletico and will be a key man in today’s clash agains Diego Simeone’s side.