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30 stats to celebrate Lionel Messi's 30th birthday

In honour of Lionel Messi's 30th birthday, take a look at what he's accomplished so far and what he has left to chase down.
Gab Marcotti discusses Chris Jones' editorial on Lionel Messi and his impact on the footballing world.

As the world celebrates Lionel Messi's 30th birthday, ESPN Stats & Information presents a list of facts and figures for his amazing career on the pitch with Barcelona and Argentina.

- 30 titles won with Barcelona in all competitions.

- 29 career goals vs. Sevilla are his most against any single opponent.

- 28 La Liga goals in 2013-14 (Barcelona lost only twice in matches in which he scored).

- 27 career goals in friendlies with Argentina.

- 26 career La Liga hat tricks.

- 25 years old when he scored his 200th career La Liga goal.

- 24 La Liga goals scored while wearing No. 19 with Barcelona (2006-08 seasons).

- 23 career goals vs. Real Madrid, the most in El Clasico history.

- 22 matches played with Barcelona B.

- 21-game scoring streak in La Liga 2012-13 (longest streak in the league's history).

- 20 fouls suffered in 2016-17 UEFA Champions League tournament.

- 19 different teams he scored against in the 2012-13 La Liga season.

- 18 years old when he scored his first World Cup goal.

- 17 career goals in the Derbi Catalan vs Espanyol (most all time).

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Lionel Messi celebrates his 30th birthday on Saturday.

- 16 assists in all competitions during the 2016-17 season.

- 15 more goals scored in 2014-15 La Liga season compared to previous season (28-43).

- 14 goals scored in 2011-12 UEFA Champions League season.

- 13 seasons played with Barcelona.

- 12 goals scored for Argentina in 2012 calendar year.

- 11 La Liga seasons in a row of scoring at least 10 goals.

- 10 goals scored during qualifying for 2014 World Cup (second-most behind Luis Suarez).

- 9 braces scored in all competitions so far in 2017 (calendar year).

- 8 La Liga titles with Barcelona.

- 7 goals scored after the 86th minute during the 2016-17 La Liga season (most in competition).

- 6-time winner of La Liga's best player award.

- 5-time winner of Ballon d'Or award (most all time).

- 4 UEFA Champions League titles.

- 3 UEFA Super Cup titles.

- 2 goals scored for Argentina in the Olympics.

- 1 Olympic gold medal with Argentina (Beijing 2008).

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