Messi wins third goal king award, trumps Ronaldo

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After 2012 and 2013, Lionel Messi has won his third IFFHS Award of The World’s Best Top Division Goal Scorer 2017 with FC Barcelona!
He joined Luis Suarez, his teammate,(winner also three times in 2010, 2014 and 2016 with three different clubs Ajax Amsterdam, FC Liverpool and FC Barcelona) as the record man of this Award before two times winners Cristiano Ronaldo (2014 and 2015) and Mario Jardel (1999 and 2000).
Lionel Messi scored 361 goals in 395 matches in the Liga since 2004 for FC Barcelona and has reached more than 30 goals in six seasons and more than 40 goals in three seasons. Amazing statistics!
The only African on the top twenty list is Pierre-Emerick AUBAMEYANG of Borussia Dortmund who scored 31 goals to place 4th.
1 – Lionel MESSI (FC Barcelona) 37 goals
2 – Edison CAVANI (Paris SG) 35
3 – Bas DOST (Sporting Portugal) 34
4 – Pierre-Emerick AUBAMEYANG (BV Borussia Dortmund) 31
5 – Robert LEWANDOWSKI (FC Bayern München) 30
6 – Luis SUAREZ (FC Barcelona) 29
6 – Harry KANE (Tottenham Hotspur FC) 29
6 – Edin DZEKO (AS Roma) 29
9 – Alexandre LACAZETTE (Olympique Lyonnais) 28
9 – Dries MERTENS (SSC Napoli) 28
11- Andrea BELOTTI (Torino FC) 26
12- Cristiano RONALDO (Real Madrid CF) 25
12- Anthony MODESTE (1FC Köln) 25
12- Romelu LUKAKU (Everton FC) 25
15- Gonzalo HIGUAIN (Juventus Torino FC) 24
15- Mauro ICARDI (FC International Milan) 24
15- Alexis SANCHEZ (Arsenal FC) 24
15- Matt DERBYSHIRE (Omonia Nicosie) 24
19- Ciro IMMOBILE (SS Lazio Roma) 23
19- Marcus BERG (Panathinaïkos ) 23

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