The year 2023 witnessed a big change in the star’s career. The star has left Europe and moved to America in club football. Lionel Messi is currently playing for Inter Miami. In the new year, many records await Messi in club football and international football.
Copa America’s top scorer record
The most crucial tournament for Messi and Argentina in 2024 is the Copa America. Defending champions Argentina are looking to retain their title. Meanwhile, Messi is also waiting for the record.
Messi needs four more goals to become the top goal scorer in Copa America. Messi has scored 14 goals in Copa America so far. Norberto Mendes and Cicinho are the first with 17 goals. Messi will be able to join them if he scores three goals in the coming anger.
Anger is America’s most competitive race
Another unprecedented record is waiting for Lionel Messi in Copa America. Messi is currently on the first place in the list of players who have played the most matches in Copa America. Messi shares the feat with Chilean goalkeeper Sergio Livingston.
Messi and Livingston have played a total of 34 matches. Messi just needs one more match to overtake the Chilean to claim the top spot alone. It is certain that Messi will own the record in the first match of the 2024 Copa.
Also a record at Inter Miami
Messi can also become the highest goalscorer in Inter Miami’s history this season. 18 goals and 9 assists will be Messi’s number one. It is not impossible for the currently in-form star.
Can Ronaldo be surpassed?
This year, Messi can also become the footballer who has participated in the most goals for the national team in international football. In this regard, Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo (163) is on the first position. Just behind (159) is Lionel Messi. In this regard, the competition between the two can be seen.
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