Lionel Messi yet breaks another record ahead of his lifetime rival, Christiano Ronaldo as he has most hat-tricks in LaLiga. His treble for Barcelona against Real Mallorca in Camp Nou on Saturday marks his 35th.
The Argentine, just in the week he beat Ronaldo to a record sixth Ballon d’Or, he shows stunning hits. His displays are the reasons he becomes a football favorite and the best player in the world.
The 32-year-old had two long-range goals in the first half plus the third goal in 83rd-minute. So, his hat-trick ended the game 5-2, make it 35 career hat-tricks in the Spanish top-flight.
Now, Leo is one more than Ronaldo, in both challenges just within a week. The Portuguese enjoyed nine years with Real Madrid before joining Serie A giants Juventus in 2018. And has 34 hats in his time at the club which is beaten by Messi now.
Meanwhile, Luis Suarez makes the highlight with his decisive goal. His incredible 43rd-minute hit is the talk of the match.
It is shocking to see him tip the ball above the goalkeeper with the back of his leg. Even from an uneasy position.
The home win moves Barca back to the top of the table, leading Madrid on goal difference. In preparation for the first El Classico of the season later this month.