After 21 long years of service, Barcelona have announced that they will finally part ways with Lionel Messi. Yes, you’ve read that correctly, the Catalans can no longer afford the mercurial superstar, and after several meetings, they have come to a mutual conclusion to not sign a new contract that could cause financial turmoil for the club in the long run. This is every Barcelona fan’s worst nightmare however, it is also a blessing in disguise. Messi would not be with Barca forever, and maybe it is time for the youngsters to take the spot.
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The 34-year-old who joined the Catalans when he was only 13, propelled himself, and the club towards unbelievable stardom but now, he is being forced to leave the club due to financial circumstances that he cannot control. The current board of directors, and the new president, Joan Laporta, are not to blame either. The president tried his best to keep him at the club, and a new contract was supposedly agreed upon as well. However, due to the strict rules and restrictions enforced by La Liga, they were unable to officially sign the player.
In his 21 years with the club, the player has scored almost 700 goals for the club, and to bring them down to 10 will be extremely difficult. There have been a number of magical moments for the player, and the flashiness of the goal will not be the only factor in this list. The impact of the goal will also be an important factor, thus you might find some less spectacular goals on this list as well.
Anyhow, today to pay tribute to the player, we will be looking at the top 10 best goals by the magician in La Liga, and other domestic cups. The player has won the league title 10 times, and has scored hundreds of goals in the tournament. However, only the best 10 can make it to the list, thus, without any further ado, here are our top 10 Lionel Messi goals in Spanish tournaments: