LaLiga: Lionel Messi scores hat trick against celta vigo
Star footballer Lionel Messi has equaled Cristiano Ronaldo’s record for most hat-tricks in La Liga.
Messi plays for the Spanish club FC Barcelona. He hit a strong hat-trick in the 12th round match of the league played against Celta Vigo.
This is the 34th hat-trick in the Spanish league of Lionel Messi of Argentina. With this, he has equaled Portugal’s charismatic player Ronaldo for the highest hat-trick in the league. Ronaldo currently plays for Italy’s club Yuventus. Ronaldo scored 34 hat-tricks for Real Madrid before joining the Italian club.
However, Ronaldo is still in a better position to put a hat-trick for the country and the club. Ronaldo has scored a total of 54 hat-tricks so far. Messi has put a total of 52 hat-tricks for Argentina and his club. Messi has scored eight hat-tricks in the Champions League so far.
Spanish football club Barcelona defeated Celta Vigo 4–1 in La Liga. Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick. Messi scored from a penalty in the 23rd minute and 45 + from a free-kick in the 1st and 48th minutes. Messi scored a career-high 52nd hat-trick from Career’s 52nd free-kick. It is the 34th hat-trick in Messi’s Spanish League. He equaled Cristiano Ronaldo.
This is Barcelona’s 8th win in 12 matches. The team is on top with 25 points. Real Madrid are on second. In another league match, Real Madrid beat Aibar 4–0 on their ground. For Real, Karim Benzema scored on penalties in the 17th and 29th minutes, Sergio Ramasse in the 20th minute on penalties and Federico Valverde scored in the 61st minute.