26 Things You Didn't Know About Lionel Messi

He holds the world record for consecutive league matches with a goal (21).

In a low-scoring sport like soccer, scoring a goal in consecutive games is pretty impressive. It takes a combination of fitness, skill, and a little luck to be in the right place during two straight games, and over the course of a season many of the game's top scorers fail to achieve this target. Doing it in 10 in a row is practically unheard of, especially on the professional level. The defenses and scouting are simply too good. So where does 21 register on that scale?

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