Lionel Messi made yet more history on Saturday night by scoring his 35th La Liga hat-trick to break Cristiano Ronaldo’s record.
Messi has now scored 53 hat-tricks in all competitions in his career:
Lionel. Messi.— Goal (@goal) December 7, 2019
Hat-trick number 5️⃣3️⃣ in all competitions for the GOAT. pic.twitter.com/8v8NkpnGY5
His goals also mean he now has 12 for the season in La Liga and overtakes Karim Benzema at the top of the the Pichichi standings. It also caps another great week for the GOAT after he was awarded his sixth Ballon d’Or on Monday.