Messi is bigger than Pele
Lionel Messi He broke several records in Qatar 2022. The Argentine star lifted the World Cup for the first time and became the footballer with the most matches and most victories in the global competition. also, He is the only one who has scored in all stages of the World Cup: groups, eights, quarter-finals, semi-finals and finals.
There is another brand launched by Rosario in his magic tournament. This is perhaps his most important record. Messi has become the footballer with the most goals, in the entire history of the World Cup, bested by none other than Pele.
Between goals and assists, the Argentine has 21 victories. There are 13 targets, seven of them in Qatar 2022; And eight assists, three in the tournament, which ended with the third star of the Albiceleste team.
After a long personal investigation, a review of the available video clips – at least there are all duels since 1966 – and the records of the early years in which there were no audiovisual material, we determined that the record was preserved. pelletwho was directly involved in 20 goals for Brazil.
Ya Ri scored 12 goals in the three World Cups he participated in and provided eight assists. Then come three stars with 19 goals: German Gerd Muller (14 goals – 5 assists) and Miroslav Klose (16-3) in addition to Brazilian Ronaldo (15-4).
Most goals and assists in the World Cup
The players who have scored the most goals in the history of the World Cup
With his extraordinary performance in Qatar 2022, Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe They have become among the all-time leading scorers in the World Cup.
The Argentine scored seven goals and jumped to 13 wins. The French thing is even more impressive and at just 23 years old he already has 12 goals. He will probably have many chances to overtake the German. Miroslav Klosethe standard guy.
Mbappe has the same 12 goals in 14 matches as Brazil’s Pele, but with a better average per minute. While ‘O Rei’ scored a goal every 105′, the Frenchman lowered that number to 95′.
The players with the most assists in the history of the World Cup
In goal passes, no one adds more than Germany’s Fritz Walter. The German star added 10 goal assists in 11 matches and played two World Cups. They were seven to win Switzerland 1954 and then contributed three more at Sweden 1958.
At Qatar 2022, Messi is tied for third with legends Pele and Diego Maradona, with a total of eight assists.