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Messi To Beat Ronaldo To Pichichi Trophy?

Lionel Messi To Beat Cristiano Ronaldo To Pichichi Trophy?

By David Kappel - Mar 14, 2017 02:45 PM @kappilinho

FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has not won the Pichichi trophy, awarded to the best goalscorer in a La Liga season, since 2012/13, but could now beat longstanding rival Cristiano Ronaldo to the prize.

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The Argentine is leading the race with 23 strikes, two more than Luis Suarez and four more than Ronaldo.

Liverpool flop Iaga Aspas has found his form for Celta Vigo this season, scoring 14 league goals – one more than Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann.

Messi has won the Pichichi trophy three times during his career so far, as many as longstanding rival Ronaldo.

However, the Blaugrana talisman has not been the top league goalscorer in Spain since netting 46 times over the course of the 2012/13 season.

Read: Komphela Quotes Do The Rounds In Spanish Media

Ronaldo shared the trophy with Suarez in 2013/14 (31 goals), before lifting it in 2014/15 (48 goals), while the Uruguayan was crowned the best goalscorer in Spain last season after netting 40 times.

Note: All goal statistics are based on La Liga's records.

Do you think Messi will beat Ronaldo and Suarez to the Pichichi trophy this season? Have your say in the comments section below.


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Makarios Joined: 24 Feb 2017
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Makarios Mar 15, 2017 07:39 AM
CR7 wants to win La Liga and UCL.
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Schweinstriker_31 Mar 15, 2017 12:41 AM
pichipichi is madridiots trophy.messi should give it to penaldo since he is obsessed with it
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hlaiseselby@gmail.com Mar 15, 2017 12:39 AM
7 goals in 2games is not a big deal for Cr7
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#eddie Mar 14, 2017 10:21 PM
Messi will be the top goal scorer......penaldo jst keep calm n watch king messi take another award
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Faysal Mar 14, 2017 08:19 PM
Messi doesn't care top score why last season he helped vampire to win giving him penalties and easy goals
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old dog Mar 14, 2017 08:05 PM
@Barca 4 ever what do you mean when you say Messi is not goal hungry? It is every player's dream to score or assist a goal so his team can win it's just that some players do it better than others. I believe that the more you score goals for your team the more chances you give them of winning any cup. So don't come n tell us that Messi is not goal hungry coz you automatically mean that Messi doesn't like to win which is a big lie. The truth of the matter is that Cr7 is a better goal scorer than Messi finish n klaar
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Qhaf-Qhaf Mar 14, 2017 06:04 PM
Now Madrioters are singing a different tune that winning personal trophy is not important than winning a cup with your club . How many cups did Penaldo won compared to King Messi since he arrived in Spain in 2008 ?
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dicozee Mar 14, 2017 06:02 PM
It's too early 2 tell bcoz both Messi n cr7 are capable of scoring 3 or more goals in a single game. #TeamBarca #MSN
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Sanchez Alexis Mar 14, 2017 05:51 PM
What's dis Patshutshu accolade now? Anyway, king CR7 has won a lot of accolades, let the vomiting one win some.
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Barca 4 Ever Mar 14, 2017 05:08 PM
The thing is that Messi is not goal hungry, he just wants Barcelona to win everything. CR7 is always goal hungry and that will make him win the Pichichi if Suarez doesn't reclaim it.
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lulikho Mar 14, 2017 04:55 PM
Its been 4 years since Sister messi won it...
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krocks99 Mar 14, 2017 04:44 PM
Stupid editor why not include suarez in this
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MR E Mar 14, 2017 04:43 PM
Messi is not after the pichichi, he's doing better 4 barca and play as a team not individual.
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deadly trio msn Mar 14, 2017 04:36 PM
Messi to win a treble for the third time in history
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Nubz Mar 14, 2017 04:36 PM
CR7 will score 5 goals soon.
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Dibas Mar 14, 2017 04:19 PM
and Ronaldo has a game in hand.
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mainama Mar 14, 2017 04:11 PM
Ronaldo to help his team to defend uefa champions leaque
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Izec247 Mar 14, 2017 04:06 PM
Ronaldo to beat Messi to the La Liga title...
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Mabotsa_Shabza_Khosi Mar 14, 2017 04:05 PM
Messi is capable for that
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Dladla_Sthe_Keise Mar 14, 2017 04:03 PM
Mxm who cares about this thing anyway

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