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Your proof of Lionel Messi's greatness chart of the day

The Argentinian attacker has now scored an incredible 299 goals for Barca.

THEY DON’T CALL Lionel Messi the greatest player in the world for nothing.

The chart below, compiled before Messi scored his 299th goal of his career, is proof if any were needed of his excellence.

The chart encompasses interesting statistics, such as the team who he has the best goal average against – Atletico Madrid – and how many goals came in the first half compared with the second.

Check it out below and marvel at his astonishing feats.

h/t @MessiStats

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